Biofuel matchmaker: Finding the perfect algae for renewable energy
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Biofuel matchmaker: Finding the perfect algae for renewable energy

Streamlined process speeds up algae strain selection, could lower biofuel production costs A dozen glass…

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Six new models for oil recovery
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Six new models for oil recovery

The work is being carried out jointly with the DTU’s partner institutions: the University of…

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Crude oil prices expected to increase slightly through 2017 and 2018
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Crude oil prices expected to increase slightly through 2017 and 2018

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts benchmark North Sea Brent…

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New Technology Will Cut Plug-in Hybrid Fuel Consumption by One Third
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New Technology Will Cut Plug-in Hybrid Fuel Consumption by One Third

Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have taken inspiration from biological evolution and the…

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Wholesale power prices in 2016 fell, reflecting lower natural gas prices
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Wholesale power prices in 2016 fell, reflecting lower natural gas prices

Average wholesale electricity prices at major trading hubs across the United States during the first…

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El Niño, Pacific Decadal Oscillation implicated in domoic acid shellfish toxicity
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El Niño, Pacific Decadal Oscillation implicated in domoic acid shellfish toxicity

Researchers today reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences a strong correlation between…

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Renewable generation capacity expected to account for most 2016 capacity additions
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Renewable generation capacity expected to account for most 2016 capacity additions

Once final data are in, EIA expects 24 gigawatts (GW) of new generating capacity to…

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Coal production declines in 2016, with average coal prices below their 2015 level
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Coal production declines in 2016, with average coal prices below their 2015 level

U.S. coal production in 2016 is expected to total 743 million short tons (MMst), 17%…

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Species diversity reduces chances of crop failure in algal biofuel systems
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Species diversity reduces chances of crop failure in algal biofuel systems

When growing algae in outdoor ponds as a next-generation biofuel, a naturally diverse mix of…

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U.S. gasoline prices in 2016 were the lowest since 2004
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U.S. gasoline prices in 2016 were the lowest since 2004

U.S. regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.14 per gallon (gal) in 2016, 29 cents/gal (12%)…

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