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2013-04-21 23:02:02

The Israel Energy Partnership (TIEP) and the US-Israel Science and Technology Foundation (USISTF) announced today that a delegation of Israel's top bioenergy scientists, entrepreneurs, and government officials have arrived in Oak Ridge Tennesse to meet with their counterparts from the Department of Energy's Bioenergy Science Center based at ORNL, to begin building a framework for bi-national collaboration for the research, development and commercialization of advanced biofuels. Oak Ridge, TN...

2013-01-17 10:41:23

Marginal lands ­— those unsuited for food crops — can serve as prime real estate for meeting the nation´s alternative energy production goals. In the current issue of Nature, a team of researchers led by Michigan State University shows that marginal lands represent a huge untapped resource to grow mixed species cellulosic biomass, plants grown specifically for fuel production, which could annually produce up to 5.5 billion gallons of ethanol in the Midwest alone....


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.