Mar 18, 2014

Information Technology | Mar 2014

Facebook open sources data center efficiency code
GigaOm, Mar 14


Amsterdam canal house built with 3-D printer
Seattle Times, Mar 14

Alternative Energy | Mar 2014

‘Water wings’ harness energy from shallow tides
Brown University research

Futurity.org, Mar 18

California drought: Solar desalination plant shows promise
San Francisco Chronicle, Mar 18


Turning raw natural gas into upgraded liquid alcohol fuelBYU research
Science Daily, Mar 13

Solar revolution for off-grid Thailand
SciDev.net, Mar 13


CA Utility Regulators Approve Plan to Replace San Onofre Power
at least 400 megawatts coming from “preferred sources” like renewables
KQED/San Francisco, Mar 13

'Space Frame' Wind Tower Allows Turbines to Be Built in Remote Places
Yale e360, Mar 11

Mar 17, 2014

Transportation | Mar 2014

Paris car ban starts after pollution hits high
BBC News, Mar 17


The design contest creating radical transport concepts
BBC Future, Mar 17


Electric Bike Ban Roils Restaurant Workers
WNYC Transportation Nation, Mar 13

MBTA Late-Night Service Begins March 28
WBUR/Boston, Mar 13


NYC Leading Nationwide Transit Boom
WNYC Transportation N
ation, Mar 10
related:
Public transit drawing record numbers in US
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar 10

Mar 14, 2014

Recycling and Sustainability | Mar 2013

Northern California Brewery Taps New Technology, Saves Water
Sacramento Bee, Mar 14 (video)


Environmentally friendly fashion? Dress knitted out of birch cellulose fiber
The raw material for the Ioncell fibre is a birch-based pulp from Finnish pulp mills
Science Daily, Mar 13


India Plans to Convert Water Pumps from Diesel to Solar
Our World 2.0, Mar 13

Construction | Mar 2013

Solar City Partnering with Best Buy to Sell Residential Solar Leases
Yale e360, Mar 13

Feb 26, 2014

Construction, Heating, and Lighting | Feb 2014

Isotera Makes LED Installation Simple and Fun
Clean Technica, Feb 18

Sir Richard Branson to Power Necker Island with Renewables
Clean Technica, Feb 18


What's cool in building design? Think net positive, and add water
GreenBiz, Feb 12


Food and wastewater biogas to heat 5,200 New York homes - See more at:
Green Futures, Feb 11


EV cars power office building in Japan
new cost-saving vehicle-to-grid programme from Nissan
Green Futures, Feb 11

Alternative Energy | Feb 2014

Offshore wind farms could tame hurricanes before they reach land
Stanford University research
Science Daily, Feb 26


Superabsorbing design may lower manufacturing cost of thin film solar cells
North Carolina State University research
Science Daily, Feb 26


Boston firm generates power while recycling water
Boston Globe, Feb 19


Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, Feb 18


New Maps Pinpointing Wind Turbines Will Help Track Effects on Wildlife
Yale e360, Feb 17


Denmark is About to Outstrip European Climate Goals
Clean Technica, Feb 17


A battery small enough to be injected, energetic enough to track salmon
Device stores twice the energy of microbatteries currently used in transmitters
Pacific Northwest National Lab, Feb 17


New 'pomegranate-inspired' design solves problems for lithium-ion batteries
Science Daily, Feb 16


Africa’s untapped renewable energy
SciDev.net, Feb 13


Waste from age-old paper industry becomes new source of solid fuel
Science Daily, Feb 12


Myth Debunked: Wind Farms Don't Alter the Climate
Smithsonian, Feb 11


A Battery with Liquid Electrodes can be Recharged or Refilled
MIT Technology Review, Feb 17


Nonrenewable and Renewable Energy Resources
KQED/San Francisco, Feb 13


World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens
Ivanpah solar farm, in California’s Mojave Desert
KQED/San Francisco, Feb 13

related:
Controversial Ivanpah Solar Power Plant Sets Record, Settles Controversy
Clean Technica, Feb 13

 
Cows: a source of natural gas?
Green Futures, Feb 13


DOE: SunShot Hitting Mark With Solar Price Plunge
Earth Techling, Feb 13


In India, Solar Power is a Farmer’s Best Friend
Earth Techling, Feb 13


Giant 6-MW Turbines For Rhode Island Offshore Wind Farm
Block Island Wind Farm delayed until at least 2016
Earth Techling, Feb 13


Boeing Seeks to Certify Biodiesel for Jet Fuel Around the World
Green Car Reports, Feb 11

Business | Feb 2014

California has a third of the nation's solar power jobs
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 11

Ohio Republicans, Car Dealers Try To Ban Tesla Sales Again
Gas2, Feb 13


This Week’s Top Energy Jobs
Breaking Energy, Feb 12


Food companies put green procurement on the menu
GreenBiz, Feb 11