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  • U.S. Energy Department Awards FuelCell Energy Funds To Increase Productivity

    The U.S. Department of Energy awarded FuelCell Energy more than $3 million to increase the lifespan and the performance of its fuel cells, the department said late Tuesday. The Danbury company is the largest publicly traded manufacturer of the clean...
  • On The Money: Ready for vacation? Check gas prices

    As this long and seemingly unrelenting winter slowly fades in the rearview mirror, the hunt for the lowest gas prices will become a priority for motorists headed out to enjoy the warmer seasons. A quick trip on the information highway, however, might...
  • Ride to lower costs for LNG-run trucks rockier than expected

    VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Just over a year ago, Canadian trucking firm Bison Transport took a bet on a potentially game changing technology, buying 15 big rigs powered by liquefied natural gas. The privately-held company was attracted by the promise of a...
  • Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green

     Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green
    That sign in your hotel room that suggests reusing your towel to help the environment? Gary Eden wants to make it a relic of the past. "We've all been putting thousands of tons of chlorine containing chemicals into our water," said Eden, president of EP...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients

    Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients
    Several hot TV series scored prestigious Peabody Awards on Wednesday. Among the 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd annual awards are AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Scandal," Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," BBC...
  • Apopka invests more than $1M to expand natural gas depot

    Apopka invests more than $1M to expand natural gas depot
    Apopka, which was among the first cities in Florida to convert city vehicles to natural-gas power, will spend more than $1 million to expand a depot that may offer the cleaner fuel to the public. The city's investment in compressed natural gas comes...
  • Insulate an attic with blow-in insulation

    Adding blow-in insulation is an easy do-it-yourself project that can prevent your attic from acting like a sieve and save heating and cooling dollars. With today's rising energy costs, it's no wonder homeowners are taking interest in buttoning up their...
  • Metal-detecting helicopter helps Navy clean up Ocala National Forest bombing range

    Metal-detecting helicopter helps Navy clean up Ocala National Forest bombing range
    The space-age-looking contraption attached to the belly of a helicopter that swoops into the heart of the Ocala National Forest is helping the Navy fulfill a routine cleanup in an unusual way. The head-turning features essentially make the helicopter...
  • Michigan battery companies fall short of job claims

    The massive surge of Michigan tax credits and federal stimulus dollars that charged up the state's nascent battery industry five years ago failed to generate the thousands of jobs that were promised. Any hope that battery jobs still are coming is...
  • Tesla's gigafactory: Batteries not included?

    Tesla's announcement of a major manufacturing plant captivatingly called the GigaFactory, with a nod to the rapidly rising gigawatt hours consumed by electric batteries comes as welcome story to a nation hungry for positive economic news. To convey...
  • US natural gas to Europe? Not so fast �

    WASHINGTON European nations are begging the United States to send them natural gas to blunt dependence on Russia, but a lack of infrastructure and market realities are calling into question America's ability to flex its new muscles as the world's...