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November 16, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Applies U.S. Tools and Technologies to Spur Low-Carbon Cities in China

When eight cities and five provinces in China were asked by the central government to develop a plan to become “low carbon,” many had no idea what to do. Some planted trees. Others decided to build up a solar panel … Continue reading

October 7, 2012
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USGS Releases First Assessment of Shale Gas Resources in the Utica Shale: 38 trillion cubic feet

The Utica Shale contains about 38 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas (at the mean estimate) according to the first assessment of this continuous (unconventional) natural gas accumulation by the U. S. Geological Survey. The Utica Shale … Continue reading

June 14, 2012
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A New Way of Looking at Photosystem II

Berkeley Lab and SLAC Researchers Study Key Protein Complex Crucial to Photosynthesis Future prospects for clean, green, renewable energy may hinge upon our ability to mimic and improve upon photosynthesis – the process by which green plants, algae and some … Continue reading

December 4, 2011
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E. Coli Bacteria Engineered to Eat Switchgrass and Make Transportation Fuels

*Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) Researchers Reach Milestone on the Road to Biofuels* A milestone has been reached on the road to developing advanced biofuels that can replace gasoline, diesel and jet fuels with a domestically-produced clean, green, renewable alternative. Researchers … Continue reading

October 31, 2010
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A Wiki for the Biofuels Research Community

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have created a technoeconomic model that should help accelerate the development of a next generation of clean, green biofuels that can compete with gasoline in economics and well as … Continue reading