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  • Sterling D. Allan
    Free Energy News http://FreeEnergyNews.com Sunday, June 1, 2008 a.. Featured: Power Factor Correction / Conservation Pacific KVAR Power Conditioning Units
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      Sunday, June 1, 2008

      • Prizes / Lighting

        Dept of Energy L Prize Competition - Companies that produce a suitable solid-state replacement for the common 60 watt incandescent bulb and the PAR 38 halogen bulb will receive up to $20 million in cash and much more importantly, federal government procurement opportunities. (Slashdot; May 30, 2008)
      • Water

        LIFESAVER: World’s First Ultra Filtration Water Bottle - The Lifesaver can filter out bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi and all other microbiological waterborne pathogens. Fill it with water by unscrewing the base and dipping it in the nearest puddle or stream, screw the base back and use the pump to force the water through to a teat at the other end. (Inhabitant; May 29, 2008)

      Saturday, May 31, 2008

      • Current Events / EVs / Hybrids

        Power of DC May 31 - June 1 - The 8th Annual Power of DC Electric Vehicle and hybrid competition will be held in Hagerstown, Maryland, featuring intense EV racing, including an EV AutoCross, drag racing and a Show-n-Shine event.

      Friday, May 30, 2008

      • Featured / Top 100:
        Air Conditioning > Zeolite > Zeolite-Water Heating and Cooling System - Zeo-Tech has developed a new energy conversion process for the efficient generation and storage of heat and/or cooling power. Driven by a heat source, this process is solely based on the material zeolite and water and is therefore fully compatible with the most stringent environmental regulations. (PESWiki)
      • Electromagnetic
        title="http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article.php?a id=132678" href="http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article.php?a_id=132678" rel=nofollow>Energy efficient drive may produce 120% more electricity 
        - Prototype developer, Zhaan Jordaan, speculates about possible combinations that might equate to a drive unit that is 300% more efficient then a conventional drive. (Engineering News Online; May 23, 2008) (Thanks JQP)
      • Ethanol > Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens - A 1.4 million gallon demonstration-scale plant in Jennings, LA will make biofuel from agricultural waste left over from processing sugarcane. (MIT Technology Review; May 28, 2008)

      Thursday, May 29, 2008

      • RFP
        href="http://peswiki.com/index.php/Classifieds:Energy_RFPs:NineSigma_Requests_For_Proposals#New_Energy-Related_RFPs_.28Requests_for_Proposal.29">Aqualon is Seeking Global Suppliers of Purified Cellulose
        - Aqualon Division of Hercules Incorporated, a $2.1 Billion Company with plants located worldwide, is seeking suppliers of purified cellulose. Opportunity Type: Rapid evaluation and commercialization of materials. [Deadline: June 06, 2008]

      Wednesday, May 28, 2008

      • Featured:
        Water / Hydro > River
        href="http://peswiki.com/index.php/Directory:Slow_Moving_Water,_Inc#Interview">Interview with Dr. Elijah of Slow Moving Water, Inc.
        - Company has a floating barge river energy turbine technology, in which they use the electricity to generate other usable products such as hydrogen, to get around the high cost of becoming a utility. (Free Energy Now; May 25, 2008)
      • Radio > Vortex Network News - William Alek presents Progressive Technology Hour each Saturdays at 10am Pacific. Not very rigorous in requirement for proof.
      • Biomass > Rice in your gas tank: Boosting biofuel production from rice straw - A research group at Beijing University of Chemical Technology treated rice straw with sodium hydroxide (NaOH) before allowing bacteria to ferment and increased biogas production by making more cellulose and other compositions in straw available for digestion by the bacteria. (Physorg; May 26, 2008)


      Tuesday, May 27, 2008

      • Waste to Energy > Modern-Day Alchemy: Turning Trash Into Power - GE, which aims to make $25 billion in annual sales from green businesses by 2010, is working to adapt its gasification technology, used to burn coal more cleanly, to turn municipal waste into a relatively clean-burning gas. They are about five to ten years away from making garbage gasification a paying business. (Planet Ark; May 22, 2008)
      • Solar > Tips for Green Lawn Care - That's right, you can take your lawn mowing completely off the grid. For a slightly less cool, but still extremely green option, there are battery-powered hand mowers like a model from Solaris available with solar charging stations. (Wired How-To Wiki; May 2008)
      • Nanotechnology
        title=http://www.technologyreview.com/Nanotech/20815/?nlid=1090 href="http://www.technologyreview.com/Nanotech/20815/?nlid=1090" rel=nofollow>Some Nanotubes Could Cause Cancer 
        - New studies suggest that some, not all long carbon nanotubes behave like cancer-causing asbestos. Short nanotubes (those less than 15 micrometers long) and long nanotubes that have become very tangled do not cause inflammation and lesions. (MIT Technology review; May 22, 2008)

      Monday, May 26, 2008

      • Batteries / Hybrids > Toyota To Build Green-Car Battery Plants - Joining a growing parade of Japanese automakers ramping up production of batteries, Toyota is teaming with Matsushita Electric to invest nearly $700 million to expand production of nickel metal hydride batteries and to begin production of more advanced lithium-ion batteries. (Edmunds; May 23, 2008)


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