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Mechanics: Your shop lights are safe. The death of the incandescent bulb has been greatly exaggerated

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 17, 2014

Almost all the major news outlets reported that come January 1, incandescent light bulbs will no longer be made for ...

Report: renewables will lead to blackouts in the greenest state

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

This is what happens when politics trump engineering. California is being warned of impending blackouts because there’s insufficient electrical generating ...

Construction of world’s largest thermal solar plant, makes for paradox

Construction of world’s largest thermal solar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2013

In a very interesting intersection of art and construction, the world's largest concentrated solar thermal power plant is currently under ...

Solar panels cheaper to operate with new thermal energy storage system

Solar panels cheaper to operate with new thermal energy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2012

A team of engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas has developed a new method of storing the thermal energy ...

Green group endorses fracking

Green group endorses fracking

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 21, 2012

The Environmental Defense Fund, one of the country's largest and most influential environmental groups, has published a policy paper in ...

Massive oil/gas deposits found of coast of Israel

Massive oil/gas deposits found of coast of Israel

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 23, 2012

Energy, in the form of hydrocarbons, seems to be springing up everywhere, including the coast of Israel. Israel has been a ...

Are  you sitting on a fortune?

Are you sitting on a fortune?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 22, 2012

The latest energy map from the government. Check your mineral rights. For a bigger image go  here.  

Chesapeake taps an oil gusher in Texas

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 04, 2012

Known as one of the big players in the natural gas industry, Chesapeake Energy announced last week that its drilling ...

PPI for finished goods on the rise

Posted by Katie Wood on Apr 15, 2011

The Producer Price Index for finished goods rose 0.7 percent in March, seasonally adjusted. This advance followed a 1.6-percent increase ...

Cat boosts outlook based on quarterly results

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 22, 2010

Prompting a more optimistic forecast for 2010 as a whole, increased production helped fuel a 91-percent year-over-year hike in second-quarter ...

FHWA chooses CH2M Hill in sustainable highway project

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 14, 2010

CH2M HILL, an industry leader in sustainability services for transportation, water, energy, and climate change, was recently selected by the ...

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