A Day in the Life of Steven Chu, U.S. Energy Secretary Extraordinaire

November 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC The Washington Post has a nice – if a bit breathless – profile of Energy Secretary Steven Chu. It shows how this man is infusing new life into a department that was mostly directed by people without much scientific or technical knowledge in the past (Dr. Chu is a Nobel-winning physicist, while the previous 11 energy secretaries were: a financier, three business executives, an a…

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Ford Announces Markets Where Focus Electric Will be Available in Late 2011

November 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: Ford A Brand New Model With an Electric Version from the Start The 2012 Ford Focus electric , which we now know will use LG Chem batteries , won’t be launched everywhere at once when it comes out in late 2011. Ford has studied various regions of the US to find those that best meet certain criteria (like existing hybrid purchase trends, utility compa…

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Cogenra’s ‘Hybrid’ Solar System Captures 80% of the Sun’s Energy to Generates Electricity and Hot Water

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Photo: Cogenra Two Birds With One Stone (But No Birds Actually Harmed) Solar water heaters make a lot of sense. Solar photovoltaic panels make a lot of sense too.

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Cogenra’s ‘Hybrid’ Solar System Captures 80% of the Sun’s Energy to Generates Electricity and Hot Water

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