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News stories that we cover that relate to technologies in our Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD listing.

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2013

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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Hydro > Directory:River Energy > Directory:Markovic SP River Pump > Slovenian Submergible Pump (SP) Claims to be Cheapest, Clean Alternative to Nuclear - Since "all Nuclear plants are located near by larger rivers, on river bottom we can install 200 SP2 units, and after changing of the main turbines in Power plant, using a “ladle hand” system of SP2, we can propel the same generators and use all existing infrastructure to produce the same electric power -- but without any dangerous nuclear fuel!" (News:Pure Energy Blog May 2, 2013)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Flight > Directory:Flying Cars > Directory:Moller Skycar / Directory:Massive Yet Tiny (MYT) Engine > Moller Skycar signs $480 million MOU - Moller International has announced signing a memorandum of understanding to create a US-based joint venture to produce numerous models of its vertical take-off and landing aircraft, with its first variety by 2014. But could craft powered by Morgado's MYT engine beat them? (PESN February 2, 2013)

2012

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion - A group of scientists in New Jersey claim to have made a breakthrough that would bring mankind closer to creating fusion energy on Earth -- a type of energy that the sun has been producing for billions of years. Traditionally considered a Holy Grail of science -- could plasma fusion finally become a reality? RT's Anastasia Churkina was the first reporter to access the laboratory. (YouTube / RT July 12, 2011)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Noble Gas Engines > There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1] > A Visit to Inteligentry - An acquaintance recently visited the Inteligentry lab in Las Vegas. Though he was not permitted to see a working noble gas engine, he describes his experience as being above his expectations, though he is proceeding cautiously. The next training session for licensees will be in 5 weeks, when they will allegedly be able to take a unit home with them. (PESN June 19, 2012)
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Latest / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Massive Yet Tiny (MYT) Engine > MYT Engine nearing market with legalization of investment solicitation - In a recent interview, Raphial Morgado said that the recent Jobs Act will now enable them to solicit the investment they need to finish building the 6-inch engine pilot production line. They would like to demonstrate the 6" engine at the upcoming LA Auto and SEMA shows. (PESN June 9, 2012)
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Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Noble Gas Engines > There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1] > Inteligentry Update: "Production Unit Proven" (no link, quick briefing) - In recent correspondence, John Rohner told me that the production unit (noble gas engine) "has been proven". He also reports: "We have moved from our 2500 square foot shop to a 10,000 ft2 shop so we will have "training" classrooms and electronics production space. We have also hired 5 more people. The new building is 2 blocks away and we will get fully moved about the 18th." (Template: 4 June 2, 2012)
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Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies > Directory:Blacklight Power > Electricity generated from water: BlackLight Power announces validation of its scientific breakthrough - Leading academic and industry experts have validated BlackLight's new process that directly produces electric energy from the conversion of water vapor to a new, more stable form of Hydrogen. Experts agree that BlackLight's 'Hydrino theory' represents a fundamental breakthrough in clean energy technology. (PESN May 22, 2012)

2011

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > FoFu-1’s fusion yield consistency improves six-fold - FF-1 has taken a long step toward demonstrating the level of repeatable firing needed for a fusion generator. On November 2, FF-1 fired five shots in a row, under the same conditions, with fusion yield varying by only plus or minus 2.6% from an average of 0.9x1011 neutrons. (Lawrenceville Plasma Physics November 29, 2011)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > Really Cheap, Really Clean Electricity from Boron - This winter a small, privately financed, company in New Jersey called Lawrenceville Plasma Physics (LPP) will attempt Boron fusion for the very first time. They have been testing and tweaking their DPF device using deuterium as a fusion fuel. Already their SUV-sized machine has produced 3.7 million neutrons per Joule of input energy. (Renewable Energy World August 9, 2011)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > In the race for fusion energy, lightning thunders over lasers - A comparison between Focus Fusion, which uses a principle of lightning in an apparatus the size of a small garage, with research costs at around $3 million, and the United States' National Ignition Facility, which uses lasers in a football stadium sized array, with research costs at around $3 billion, while producing far more energy considering the input energy requirement and apparatus size and cost. (PESN and BeforeItsNews July 12, 2011)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar / Directory:Wind > Directory:SkyBuilt Power > SkyBuilt Power Wins an Edison Award for Best Energy and Sustainability Product for 2011 - SkyBuilt won the Silver Award in this category for its transformational renewable energy power stations. Like Edison, SkyBuilt has taken a variety of best of breed commercial products and created completely integrated, optimized and automatic power systems. They provide easy expansion, upgrading, and rapid deployment. (PR-USA April 10, 2011)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > A Simple, Local, Affordable Hot Fusion Approach - On December 21, 2010, Eric J. Lerner, inventor and founder of The Focus Fusion Society held an in-house seminar about their breakthrough "hot fusion" technology. A recording of the informative meeting has been posted to YouTube in five parts. (PESN and BeforeItsNews February 1, 2011)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > Focus Fusion could power civilization cheaply and cleanly - Lawrenceville Plasma Physics LLC has announced that they have indisputable evidence that they have achieved 1 billion degrees via plasma confinement. With another year of experimentation followed by three years of development, they could be ready to bring to market a 5 MW plant (output of the largest wind turbines) that only costs $300,000. (PESN January 12, 2011)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Wind > Directory:High Altitude Wind Power > Directory:Magenn > NASA Takes a Look at the Jet Stream to Get 50 Times More Wind Power - NASA aerospace engineer Mark Moore is using a $100,000 federal grant to research what it will take to create a jet stream-based wind industry 30,000 feet above the ground where winds blow consistently at 150 miles per hour, so kite-type turbines such as those from Kitegen and Magenn ... (CleanTechnica December 31, 2010)

2010

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power / Directory:Stirling Engines > Directory:Stirling Energy Systems > More Bad News for Stirling: So. Cal. Edison Cancels Power Purchase Agreement - Due to a price drop in silicon, the market is favoring PV over thermal farms except where the thermal can be used for storage, which it isn't in the SES system. A judge's ruling in favor of a Native American tribe for the land for a project that was to have produced 700 MW hasn't helped either. (GreenTech Media December 23, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD > Congress:T100:Related Lists > Media reports on amazing clean, green, renewable energy inventions - Directory:Fred Burks compiles some exciting, clean energy inventions reported in the major media articles that could easily transform our world within just a few years. These amazing inventions are ultra green and renewable. Concise summaries of each fascinating media article are given, with links provided to the full original article. (Examiner December 22, 2010)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies: Directory:Hydrogen > Directory:Plasma > Directory:Blacklight Power BlackLight's electricity production from new form of hydrogen independently validated - BlackLight Power, Inc. announces production of electricity from a new form of hydrogen. Independent studies validate breakthrough non-polluting energy source based on hydrino theory. (PESN November 30, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Jobs / Directory:Waste to Energy > Directory:Green Power Inc's NanoDiesel:Catalytic Pressureless Depolymerization (Oiling) > Trash-to-Gas Co. a go after EPA vetoes Ecology - Beginning in a little more than a week, Green Power Inc. will be commencing the building of municipal-solid-waste-to-fuel plants for clients around the world, with $2 billion in contracts now that an EPA ruling has exonerated GPI from an unnecessary shut-down order by the Washington Ecology Department last year. (PESN November 20, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Air Cars > Directory:MDI Air Car > $10,000 Car Runs On Air - On October 9 MDI unveiled its answer to the need for clean air and urban mobility - the AIRPod. With its low price, zero pollution, high range and playful and futuristic design, the AIRPod marks a turning point in the nexus of automobile and urban transportation. And it will cost less than a Euro per 200 km to operate and will leave no one stuck in traffic jam. (CNN / (via BIN) Oct. 27, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar Thermal / Directory:Thermal Electric > Directory:Johnson Electro Mechanical Systems > Super Soaker Inventor Doubles Solar Power Efficiency - Lonnie Johnson's latest JTEC prototype, which looks like a desktop model for a next-generation moonshine still, features two fuel-cell-like stacks filled with hydrogen gas and connected by steel tubes with round pressure gauges. The JTEC uses heat (from the sun, for instance) to expand hydrogen atoms in one stack.... (Inhabitat Oct. 19, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Latest: Directory:Hydro > Directory:Ocean Wave Energy > Directory:Wave buoys > Directory: Spindrift Hydrokinetic Energy Device - This ocean wave harnessing technology takes advantage of the difference between wave height on the surface versus water stability deeper down. It is a buoy system that locates the alternator in the surface buoy, with a turbine down deep, by which water is accelerated via a venture shape through which the water flows. (PESWiki Sept. 13, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Geothermal > Directory:Raser Technologies - Geothermal and Waste Heat Harvesting > Steam Dream: Utah's Geothermal Energy Potential - Geothermal compared to other renewables as well as coal and natural gas. Raser is deploying cost-effective geothermal resources, able to harness lower-heat input (200 - 300 degrees F) compared to usual flash-to-steam geothermal processes. Unlike wind or solar, geothermal is capable of base-load power production, providing constant output. (PESN September 1, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power > Directory:IAS > IAUS Exploring Multi Million Dollar Partnership in Deployment of its New Breakthrough Solar Technology - International Automated Systems, Inc. is looking to expand deployment of its solar technology that they say can be produced at a cost significantly lower than traditional solar power, and at a price point that can replace oil. IAUS currently has the capability of manufacturing approximately 350MW of its solar panels per year with the ability to quickly expand. (Business Wire June 15, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > New Calibration Confirms FF-1’s High Fusion Yields – "Tests in early June have confirmed that Focus-Fusion-1 is producing higher fusion yields than have been achieved with any other dense plasma focus (DPF) at the same peak current." With this data, they say they "have traveled a bit less than half way to our goal of demonstrating scientific feasibility which would involve a yield of 10,000 to 100,000 joules," expecting to achieve that landmark by year end. (Lawrenceville Plasma Physics June 9, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Hydro > Directory:Ocean Wave Energy > Huge swell sinks wave energy generator - A 170-tonne wave energy generator which was launched off the New South Wales south coast in March, has sunk in rough seas. Breaking free from its pylons on Friday afternoon it sank on Saturday. Early efforts to tow the barge to safety were abandoned due to rough conditions. Attempts to retrieve the barge will be made this week. (ABC AU May 17, 2010) (Thanks Tedd)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar / Directory:Wind > Directory:SkyBuilt Power > Skybuilt gets $3.5 million contract with Lockheed Martin to integrate renewable energy into deployable airfield power systems for US Air Force - The Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) program equips U.S. forces with lightweight, air-transportable assets used to establish mobile air bases. The Integrated Smart-BEAR Power System (ISBPS) developed by Skybuilt is an intelligent system that will integrate a variety of energy sources, including renewables. (PR Newswire May 6, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Clean Energy Media Producers / Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies / Congress:Top 100:Complete List > Directory:Exotic Free Energy Technologies for TV - A short list of some of the best breakthrough clean energy technologies that merit coverage for a TV type of audience compiled in response to several related requests. Will any of these emerge this year? Which will arrive in the market next year? How might they transform society? (PESWiki Apr. 23, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD > Congress:T100:Related Lists > MIT Technology Review names 10 technologies that will change the World - The list includes Joule Biotechnologies genetically engineered microorganisms that can turn sunlight into ethanol or diesel light-trapping photovoltaics using nanoparticles of silver on the surface of a thin-film cell and green concrete. (GizMag April 20, 2010)

Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar PhotoVoltaics / Directory:Concentrated Solar Power > Directory:Stirling Energy Systems > Stirling Energy Systems and Boeing cooperate on solar - Stirling Energy Systems (SES) and the Boeing Company are cooperating to complete the commercialisation and deployment of Boeing’s high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar power technology. SES will have exclusive rights to develop, manufacture and deploy Boeing’s XR700 HCPV solar technology, which will be aimed at smaller scale projects of 50MW and below. (Renewable Energy Focus Apr. 6, 2010)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Hybrid Vehicles > Directory:Hydraulics > Directory:Valentin Technologies > High-Efficiency Hydraulic Hybrid Car Could Get 170 MPG - Rather than using a motor as a generator to produce electricity, the INGOCAR has a highly-efficient 2-stroke diesel engine which is used to pressurize a hydraulic tank called the accumulator. Pressure from this tank is then used to turn individual wheelmotors in each wheel. (EcoGeek March 19, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power > Directory:Solar Hydrogen Energy Corporation (SHEC) Labs > Higher Temperature Solar Thermal from SHEC - SHEC claims a concentration level of 5,000 to 22,000 suns with a "new counterintuitive and elegant design that uses no exotic materials." SHEC also claims a dramatic improvement in the power distribution curve, delivering five times as much energy over a 24-hour block of time. (GreenTechMedia March 22, 2010)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Hydrogen > Directory:Blacklight Power > Blacklight Power launches home page make-over - Includes a new multimedia presentation touting "our next leap forward: the power of water. Using water as fuel, hydrinos release 200 times more energy than by burning hydrogen, making energy that's cheap, abundant, and generates no pollution or greenhouse gases." (PESN March 21, 2010) (Comments)
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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Geothermal / Directory:Engines > Directory:Massive Yet Tiny (MYT) Engine > Angel Labs eyes geothermal for MYT Engine application - The MYT™ Engine as a pump/compressor purportedly exceeds existing pumps/compressors in providing massive pressure, volume, and flow -- all in one unit. This attribute makes it ideal for geothermal energy, among many other such applications. The Tesla Corporation, LLC has drilled a well on which to test this out. (PESN Mar. 11, 2010) (Comments)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Electrolysis > Directory:Solar Hydrogen > Directory:Solar:Photosynthesis Imitation > Directory:MIT:Daniel Nocera:Catalytic Electrolysis > With Artificial Photosynthesis, A Bottle of Water Could Produce Enough Energy To Power A House - Like organic photosynthesis, Nocera's reaction uses sunlight to convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and energy. However, whereas plants create energy in the form of sugars, this process creates energy in the form of free hydrogen. ARPA-E gave Sun Catalytix $4 million nder the Recovery Act. (Popular Science March 4, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Latest: Directory:Hydro > Directory:River Energy > Directory:Markovic SP River Pump > Izumi claims their run-of-river turbine is cheaper than grid power - A Slovenian turbine-generator that is designed to work in relatively slow and shallow moving water supposedly could not only provide clean energy but at a price point many times cheaper than the cheapest grid power presently available. (PESN March 5, 2010) (Comments)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD > Congress:T100:Related Lists > Technology Review's 50 Most Innovative Companies - Ranked according to both invention superiority as well as business models. Energy winners included publicly traded companies: Directory:A123 Systems, American Superconductor, Directory:First Solar, GE, Nissan, Suntech and private companies: Directory:1366 Technologies, Amyris, Directory:Coskata Inc, Directory:eSolar, Joule Biotechnologies, Synthetic Genomics, Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc.. (MIT Technology Review Feb. 23, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Latest: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Engines > Directory:Massive Yet Tiny (MYT) Engine > News:MYT(tm) Engine submission for Popular Science 2010 invention award - "The MYT(tm) engine is a revolutionary new internal combustion engine with unprecedented power to weight ratio that has already been developed and tested. The engine has several advantages over traditional engines." Ultra light, fuel efficient, fewer moving parts, high power density. (PESWiki Feb. 17, 2010)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Directory:Obituaries: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. > Tesla Motors employees' plane crash takes out power in Palo Alto - In a tragic turn of events today, three Tesla Motors employees were killed when their small Cessna plane clipped a power line during take-off in fog, taking out power to the city also known as Silicon Valley. No one was killed on the ground. (MSNBC Feb. 17, 2010) (Other coverage)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power > Directory:Stirling Energy Systems > Stirling Energy Systems Unveils Commercial Scale Plant (video) - A first look at Stirling Energy Systems' Maricopa Solar plant in Arizona, hearing from Tessera Solar CEO Bob Lukefahr about the companies' plans for future developments. (Renewable Energy Access Jan. 25, 2010)

2009

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Enviro Mission Ltd. Solar Tower > EnviroMission Plans Massive Solar Updraft Towers for Arizona - Australia-based EnviroMission Ltd plans to build two solar updraft towers in La Paz County, Arizona. Each plant would consist of a 2,400 foot chimney over a greenhouse measuring four square miles in this $750 million, 200 megawatt project." (Inhabitat Jan. 6, 2009)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Latest / Current events: Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies > Event:2010:Top 10 Exotic Free Energy Technologies for Earth Transformation Conference - I've been asked to give a presentation at Michael Salla's 4th annual conference in Hawaii Jan. 7-10, 2010. Maybe you have some suggestions for what I should/shouldn't include. What are the most promising outside-the-mainstream-box technologies? (PESWiki Dec. 21, 2009) (Comments)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > Lawrenceville Plasma Physics stock offering - LPP is seeking accredited investors, to purchase 18,000 shares of Class B nonvoting stock of the Corporation for $50 per share for a total investment of $900,000 (the “Offering”) to finance ongoing experimental efforts. (LPP November 21, 2009)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Wind > Directory:Wind Farms > Directory:Wind:Largest > GE Receives $1.4 Billion Contract to Supply Turbines for Largest Wind Farm Ever Built in the US - GE has received a private contract to supply wind turbines for the 845-megawatt (MW) Shepherds Flat wind farm project to be located in Oregon. Covering 30 square miles, with 338 2.5-MW GE turbines to be installed in 2011 and 2021, makes it larger than any wind farm currently in operation around the globe. (GE press release Dec. 10, 2009)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Latest: Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Engines > Directory:Massive Yet Tiny (MYT) Engine > MYT engine to be demonstrated to Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) - Inventor Raphial Morgado has been invited as a guest speaker at the Oregon chapter of SAE to discuss and demonstrate his Massive Yet Tiny (MYT) engine next March May. Also working on building 5.5-inch versions to demonstrate this 40x power-to-weight ratio engine compared to conventional engines. (PESN Nov. 19, 2009) (Comments)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar PhotoVoltaics > Directory:Plastic Solar Cells > Directory:Konarka's PowerPlastic Photovoltaic Solar > Konarka and Arch Aluminum & Glass Announce Unique Solar Curtain Wall Pilot Project - This will be the first curtain wall pilot project to integrate Konarka Power Plastic into a wall structure. The wall solar panels will generating 1.5 kilowatts of power to the facility, and are expected to be fully operational by year’s end (Business Wire Nov. 10, 2009)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power > Directory:IAS > Ryan Davies Finds Hot Technology Produces Solar Power for Half the Price - A shining example of using the sun's energy to heat, cool and light the homes and businesses of a desert community in California is poised to power up next year. It's due in part to the emergence of a technology that uses refraction rather than reflection to produce solar power on a utility-size scale at half the price of photovoltaic technology. (IB Times Nov. 5, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Electric Vehicles > Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. > EV record: Tesla Roadster travels 313 miles on a single charge - The Tesla Roadster has set a new distance record for a production electric vehicle, topping its own previous record of 241 miles on the course. The milestone took place during the 2009 Global Green Challenge in Australia where eco-friendly vehicles have been battling it out. (GizMag Oct. 28, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD / Latest: Directory:Nuclear > Directory:Fusion > Directory:Focus Fusion > Focus Fusion 1 successful test announced - After seven years of theoretical work and raising money, five months of design, five months of construction and assembly, and a week of testing, Lawrenceville Plasma Physics now has a functioning dense plasma focus, Focus-Fusion-1. Eric Lerner receives energy research award. (PESN Oct. 28, 2009) (Comment)
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Latest: Directory:Geothermal > Directory:Marshall Hydrothermal Recovery System (Interview) - Bruce Marshall has filed a patent for a hydrothermal system that would harness the vast energy available from deep sea hydrothermal vents in which water seeps into near-surface magma, where it is continuously heated and ejected through vents at around 750 degrees Fahrenheit. The hot water and minerals would be brought to the surface to turn turbines. (PESWiki Oct. 22, 2009) (Comment)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Storage / Directory:Solar Hydrogen / Directory:Electrolysis > Directory:MIT:Daniel Nocera:Catalytic Electrolysis > Splitting Water to Store Solar Energy - MIT professor Daniel Nocera earlier worked on a catalysts that can divide water molecules which can be utilized to store energy. Daniel Nocera has established a company named as Sun Catalytix to give his dreams a concrete shape. He envisions low-cost Solar electrolysis procing hydrogen, stored in tanks, to run a fuel cell on demand, (Alt Energy News Sept. 30, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Wind > Directory:Wind:Offshore \ Directory:Wind:Largest > Denmark Brings World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Online - Denmark is launching the world's biggest offshore wind farm this week. Using 91 turbines scattered across 35 square kilometers, the Horns Rev 2 farm, built by Danish utility company Dong Energy, will be able to produce 209 megawatts of power – enough for a staggering 200,000 homes. (Inhabitat Sept. 16, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Hydrogen > Directory:Blacklight Power > Relativistic hydrogen inside a Casimir cavity appears to have a fractional quantum state from an external perspective - Rowan University recently announced validation of excess heat generated by off-the-shelf chemicals in a recipe provided by Black Light Power, implying an unknown mechanism beyond chemical but less than nuclear. Much of the controversy has revolved around claims of a fractional quantum state where the orbital radius drops below the Bohr radius. (ScienceBlog September 11, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar:Largest / Directory:Thin Film Solar > Directory:First Solar > Chinese solar plant expected to be the biggest - Arizona company, First Solar, which makes more solar cells than any other company, said it struck a tentative 10-year deal to build a 25-square mile solar plant in China's vast desert north of the Great Wall, generating 2 gigawatts of electricity -- enough to power 3 million homes. (Salt Lake Tribune Sept. 8, 2009)

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Latest / Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Storage > Directory:Batteries > Directory:Batteries > Directory:Ceramatec's Sodium Sulfur Battery - A company in Salt Lake City is receiving widespread coverage for developing a battery system based on sodium sulfur for residential and commercial applications that may make energy storage much easier and more economical providing the tipping point to make renewables feasible. (PESWiki August 25, 2009)
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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Hydrogen / Directory:Plasma > Directory:Blacklight Power > Blacklight gains academic nod for controversial hydrogen technology - BlackLight Power has this week had its technique for generating hydrogen fuel from water independently validated by US-based Rowan University. The firm has also posted two research papers, designed to help non-believers confirm the viability of its approach. (BusinessGreen Aug. 14, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Hydrogen / Directory:Plasma > Directory:Blacklight Power > BlackLight Power signs sixth utility deal to produce power from water - BlackLight has landed a commercial licensing deal with Maryland-based utility Akridge Energy. This is the sixth such contract for the company, which claims to have technology capable of generating energy using only water. (Venture Beat July 30, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Storage > Directory:Capacitors > Directory:EEStor > Who Killed the Electric Gas Tank? - A somewhat skeptical look at EEStor, which says they can make "power storage devices" (not technically batteries, more like peculiar capacitors) that can hold 10x more power than advanced lithium ion cells. These "electrical energy storage units" will be lighter than the most advanced batteries in the world, can charge in minutes and will last forever. (The Oil Drum July 15, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Biofuel > Directory:Algae for Oil > Directory:OriginOil > OriginOil announces breakthrough process for live algae oil extraction - OriginOil, Inc. announced that it has succeeded in extracting algae oil on a continuous basis without cell sacrifice. This new ‘milking’ process will join the company’s Cascading Production™ technique to create a combined cycle promising new efficiencies. (BusinessWire July 27, 2009)

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Congress:Top 100 Technologies -- RD: Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power / Directory:Stirling Engines > Directory:Stirling Energy Systems SunCatcher Power System Ready For Commercial Production - Stirling Energy Systems (SES) and Tessera Solar worked jointly and have come out with their device called SunCatchers(TM) that will be utilized on commercial-scale by 2010. The SunCatchers have precision mirrors attached to a parabolic dish to focus the sun’s rays onto a receiver. It is lighter and require much less water for cleaning. (Alt. Energy News July 21, 2009)

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