ATEK Products’ TankScan ® TS7000 remote level-monitoring system measures levels of chemicals, fuel oil, petroleum and other liquids stored in tanks and sends tank-level data to inventory managers.
The Portland-based company is developing a novel scalable technology that converts difficult-to-recycle waste plastics into synthetic, sweet crude oil.
Cenk Uygur breaks down comments by a scientist that assisted with the Chernobyl cleanup regarding her experience and thoughts on a potential nuclear meltdown in Japan following the massive earthquake and tsunami that damaged reactors.
In Japan, fears of a nuclear disaster grew following a third explosion and fire at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. CBS News correspondent Harry Smith reports.
David Lindorff, investigative journalist and founding editor of the online newspaper This Can't Be Happening explains why it is still impossible to prevent disasters like Fukushima, with all the work that is going into the development of peaceful nuclear energy: (March 23rd)
Residents within 30 kilometers (19 miles) of a stricken Japanese nuclear power plant have been ordered indoors when radiation levels soared after a fire there. Officials said a fuel storage pond at Unit 4 had been burning. (15 March 2011)
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg New Energy Finance's Chris Gadomski talks about the need for U.S. officials to re-examine safety measures of the country's nuclear facilities following radiation fears in Japan. Gadomski, speaking with Lisa Murphy on Bloomberg Television's "InsideTrack,"...
As the pulp and paper industry reels from the impact of the internet, biofuels and renewable chemicals are offering value-adds, waste remediation, and new markets.
Have you seen those big, bulky, breakable photovoltaic cells that now collect the sun's rays? Well, what if solar energy could be harnessed using tiny collectors that could be spray painted on a roof, a wall or even a window? The science of converting sunlight into electrical energy is...
ALMO Process Technology’s new Rolling Bed Dryer addresses some of the issues faced when using rotary drum driers, belt driers or fluid bed driers.
The electric chopper, designed by Orange County Chopper, is a symbol of the company's work in smart grids, wind power and solar power.
In light of the ethanol tax credit and tariff extension, POET CEO Jeff Broin discusses whether ethanol can compete with gasoline without government subsidies.
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu would like to hear directly from you about what topics you'd like to discuss with us in the coming year. Submit your ideas and comments at Facebook/StevenChu
Dow has been in the business of change - rearranging atoms and reshaping molecules to create new materials and new technologies. All along, innovation has served as the cornerstone of our success. Inspired by the Human Element, Dow scientists strive to improve those things essential to...
While much of the world's attention is currently focused on electric cars, the development of 2nd generation biofuels is moving ahead significantly as well. Researchers of the University of Twente, in cooperation with BTG (as part of the Biocoup consortium) have reached a breakthrough in...
60 Minutes speaks with members of the gas drilling industry and environmentalists about the safety concerns surrounding "fracking," and visits residents who became overnight millionaries.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaks about China and the Sputnik Moment in US energy Policy at the National Press Club. Remarks followed by Q&A. (Public Domain)
Stephen Hawking talks about what he would say to Albert Einstein, colonizing other planets and his hopes for nuclear fusion as a practical power source.
Felistas Coutinho is the Managing Director of Tujijenge Tanzania, an innovative microfinance institution that is providing loans for clean energy (www.tujijengeafrika.org). In this podcast interview with host Paul Rippey, Felistas talks about all she has learned over the last decade of...
Aircrews evaluated a blend of standard JP-8 fuel and hydro-treated, renewable jet biofuel in an F-15 as part of the Air Force's mission to drastically increase the use of alternative fuels.
Felistus Coutinho is the Managing Director of Tujujenge Tanzania, an innovative microfinance institution that is providing loans for clean energy (www.tujijengeafrika.org). In this podcast interview with host Paul Rippey, Felistus talks about all she has learned over the last decade of...
In an effort to become more energy and cost efficient, companies like Coca-Cola, Michelin and Kimberly-Clark are utilizing fuel cells as part of their daily operations.
The 2.5 megawatt plant will turn manure into gas to produce electricity and keep the waste from being spread as fertilizer on farm land, where it can run off into waterways.