Six Seriously Geeky Developments Get USDOE Funding

September 22, 2010 by  
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The US Department of Energy recently awarded funding to six programs for a total of $9.6 million in funding under the department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program. Three of the six projects received funding of over 2 million dollars apiece. The other three each received an amount between one-half and three-quarters of a million dollars.

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Yahoo Unveils Super Efficient Data Center

September 22, 2010 by  
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It was just a little over a year ago that Yahoo announced it was building a super-effiicient data center in Lockport, NY – one that would be powered by Niagara Falls.  Just this week, the company unveiled the finished product.

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US and China Invest $100 Million in Energy Research Partnership

September 3, 2010 by  
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As it turns out, the United States and China are going to walk hand in hand into the renewable energy future. Yesterday, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the two countries have formed the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center and will both provide a total of $100 million dollars in funding to research to get both energy hungry countries on the path to a greener future. While the plan sounds like a green dream come true, there’s a twist — the problem with the new initiative is that a half of the cash is going to clean coal technology, something we know doesn’t exist

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