Thursday, October 09, 2008

Alternative Energy Bits

The U.S. Geological Survey just conducted its first national geothermal assessment in 30 years. The conclusion they've reached is that if fully developed, geothermal sources could contribute significantly to energy production in the U.S.. (via CleanTechnica)

Researchers have made significant advances in learning to create hydrogen gas from biowaste -- ordinary sewage. A possible side-effect? Cleaner water. "Conceptually, treatment plants could be developed that take in sewage on one end and send clean water and hydrogen fuel out the other." (via

The World Bank is currently under attack by environmental groups for continuing to fund fossil fuel heavy projects in developing countries and dropping their funding of renewable energy projects. (via

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