ASIA EXAMINES ALTERNATIVE FUELS
- Coalition of 12 Corporations and WRI Announce Largest Corporate Green Power Purchases in US. // Environmental Design & Construction;Nov2003, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p14
Reports on the green power deals announced by the World Resources Institute and the 12 members of its Green Power Market Development Group on September 17, 2003. Purchase of corporate fuel cells and renewable energy certificates in the U.S.; Efforts of the Green Power Group to make green power...
- Where Energy Comes From. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4 (Teacher's Edition);1/21/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 16, p3
Presents information on the sources of energy in the United States (U.S.). Examples of renewable sources; Percentage of the energy used in the U.S. that comes from fossil fuels.
- Why Transparency and Efficiency are Needed in Fossil Fuel Markets. // Sustainable Business Weekly;4/12/2010, p5
The article reports that ministers from both oil producing and consuming nations have affirmed that fossil fuels will provide most of the energy requirements of the world in the coming decades despite the rapid rise of renewable energy sources.
- Renewable energy gains steam. // State Government News;May2003, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p29
Discusses the trend toward greater use of alternative energy fuel. Environmental and security benefits of alternative energy fuel; Economic development benefits; Efforts underway in several U.S. states to help facilitate the deployment of renewable energy sources.
- FUEL CELLS ARE DRAWING INTEREST IN MARKET SEEKING RELIABILITY. Rosta, Paul // ENR: Engineering News-Record;02/26/2001, Vol. 246 Issue 8, p20
Reports on increasing interest in fuel cell technology to fill the growing power gap in the United States. Alternative power; Fuel cell research and development programs; Fuel cell demonstrations across the country.
- Geothermal Water in Lebanon: An Alternative Energy Source. Shaban, Amin // Low Carbon Economy;Sep2010, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p18
Recently, demand for energy has been increased worldwide, notably in the view of high economic value and competition of fossil fuel, as well as the negative impact of fuel consumption through carbon release, and thus the consequences on human health and environment. Various aspects of energy...
- Pumped! // Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/19/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses scientists' efforts to develop alternative sources of energy to reduce people's dependence on gasoline. Biofuels such as biodiesel from algae and ethanol from garbage are beginning to be seen as viable alternatives to fossil fuels since they are made from renewable sources...
- The Real Energy Crisis. Miller, Harold // Business Journal (Central New York);7/11/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p24
The author reflects on the impact of energy crisis in the U.S. The author relates that energy crisis is a crisis of solutions and actions that will resolve the biggest problem faced by the society. The country must marshall all of the considerable technological forces and focus on the goal of...
- Solar Energy Conversion. Crabtree, George W.; Lewis, Nathan S. // AIP Conference Proceedings;9/12/2008, Vol. 1044 Issue 1, p309
If solar energy is to become a practical alternative to fossil fuels, we must have efficient ways to convert photons into electricity, fuel, and heat. The need for better conversion technologies is a driving force behind many recent developments in biology, materials, and especially nanoscience.