Hollywood goes green!

Los Angeles has pledged to move toward 100% clean electricity by 2035

Google Maps to show greener and ‘cleaner’ routes

The new feature will direct drivers to routes estimated to release fewer carbon dioxide emissions

Scientists develop recyclable wind turbine blade material that ‘could transform wind industry’

The use of thermoplastic resin promises to make wind turbine blades lighter, lower-cost and more recyclable

US Government awards carbon capture project with $1.5m additional funding

The investment will support the next phase of the development of a facility designed to capture, use and store two million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

US injects $21m into fusion energy research

Funding will support projects which will harness algorithms to take advantage of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies

US announces energy industry slowdown as demand drops

The department stated that once markets normalise, the nation would resume course to become a ‘net energy exporter’ in 2020

US ‘has 60GW of untapped geothermal energy capacity under its feet’

That’s the verdict from the US Department of Energy (DoE), which says the underground power source is “America’s untapped energy giant”

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US launches advanced reactor tech to boost new nuclear growth

A new Versatile Test Reactor will help the US to conduct research into new nuclear fuels, materials, instrumentation and sensors

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US announces $28m gust of funding for floating wind turbines

The Department of Energy aims to exploit the nation’s best wind resources, many of which are found in deep waters

US announces $25m for CHP funding

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced nearly $25 million (£18.6m) of funding for combined heat and power (CHP) technologies. The money will be distributed amongst eight organisations, which include the Centre for Sustainable Energy in San Diego, Pace University in New York and Washington State University, to further the installation of the cost-effective, […]