Daily Archives: July 2, 2010

State Energy Data System

The State Energy Data System (SEDS) provides a complete set of annual State-level estimates of energy production, consumption, prices, and expenditures by energy source and sector through 2008. Production and consumption estimates are available in physical units and British thermal … Continue reading

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DOE Sees Long Road Ahead for Algae Fuels

Read the full story in the New York Times. Biofuels squeezed from the cells of purpose-grown algae hold promise to help meet the country’s need for non-petroleum fuels, but the technology is at an early stage and will require years … Continue reading

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Coming in 2011: New Labels for Light Bulb Packaging

Starting in mid-2011, the Federal Trade Commission announced today, consumers shopping for light bulbs will notice new labeling on packaging designed to help them choose among the different types of bulbs on the market — traditional incandescent bulbs, and newer … Continue reading

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Futurama critiques modern gadget and social media obsession using 1950s technology (video)

Read the full post and watch two clips at Engadget. It makes it’s point with a sledgehammer, but it is funny. Like gadgets? Ever stand in line for one or over-consume just to slake your obsession? Yeah, us too. Then … Continue reading

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