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ARPA-E funds $33 million for grid-tied fuel cell technologies

The projects, which are funded through ARPA-E's new Reliable Electricity Based on ELectrochemical Systems (REBELS) program, are focused on improving grid stability, balancing intermittent renewable technologies, and reducing CO2 emissions using electrochemical distributed power generation systems.

Posted: Jun 19th, 2014

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Global automakers split on 'green car' strategy

Global automakers are locked in a showdown evoking the video format wars of the 1980s, as they bet on what eco-friendly vehicles will prevail in the battle for dominance of the burgeoning low-emissions sector.

Posted: Jun 18th, 2014

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A Sustainable Energy Hub for Asia has been launched

The 9th Asia Clean Energy Forum today saw the launch of a Sustainable Energy for All hub for Asia Pacific, aimed at mobilizing investment and finding innovative ways to bring clean, modern energy to the people of Asia and the Pacific.

Posted: Jun 18th, 2014

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Cutting-edge research on non-food biofuels

The FP7-funded MULTIBIOPRO project is developing second-generation non-food oils and biomaterials from poplar and the tobacco tree (Nicotiana glauca). Both of these plants thrive on marginal land and may have the potential for large-scale production without directly competing with food crops.

Posted: Jun 18th, 2014

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Finland to become a model country for sustainable transport by 2020

Roads in Finland in 2020 will hum to the sound of low-emission vehicles running on renewable energy, electricity, hydrogen and sustainable biofuels. The share of public transport and car pooling in densely populated urban areas will increase. Mobility arranged through easy-to-use services will become a viable alternative to buying a private car.

Posted: Jun 18th, 2014

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