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GE Tackles Fuel Cells, Google Issues 'Little Box' Challenge, and Smart Grid Drones Prepare for Takeoff

July 27, 2014 by Lexie Briggs
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GE, Google, and Drones

Energy giant and AEE member General Electric is expanding its advanced energy product line to include fuel cells. Google is looking to shrink inverters. And utility San Diego Gas & Electric is getting ready to launch drones to check on transmission lines.[read more]

ARPA-E 'Encourages Crazy Ideas' to Find Disruptive Energy Technology

July 17, 2014 by Jared Anderson
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ARPA-E and Energy Future Innovation

The same GPS technology that guided smart bombs during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 is now in your smart phone and there are numerous additional examples of technology borne from US Defense Department innovators that exploded (pardon the pun) into mainstream commercial applications.[read more]

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Dollar a Gallon Gasoline

April 2, 2014 by Keith Henson
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People have looked resource (and now climate change and global warming) disasters in the face so long that I am not entirely sure they are actually able to deal with something llike good news. It will be interesting to see how much flack I get for this article.[read more]

Technology Emerging in 2014 with Potential to Reshape the Energy Space

March 14, 2014 by Roman Kilisek
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Future Technologies

Technology is the main driver for change and for increased productivity in the modern world. But for mankind to continue along this trajectory, appropriate investment is often dependent on the public’s understanding and awareness of promising technologies’ potential, as well as their application.[read more]

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Why Digital Oil Fields Are The Future Of The Energy Industry

December 19, 2013 by Anand Srinivasan

Digital Oil Fields

The demand for oil is expected to breach the 100 million barrels per day barrier by 2015. Given the strain on human labour and capital expenditure, this calls for a more sophisticated oil drilling process that is more efficient. The digital oil field is the way forward.[read more]

LUNA RING To Turn Moon Into Solar Power Collector

December 8, 2013 by Joshua Hill
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LUNA RING

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan in March of 2011 has dealt the country numerous hits — personal, social, and economical, as well as a massive hit to their power infrastructure, with public and international pressure causing the decommissioning of almost all their nuclear reactors.[read more]