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Weekly News Roundup

The blog is going to be off on Monday celebrating Memorial Day in the US, and Bank Holiday in the UK. To quell readers’ disappointments, here are some of this week’s news roundup to fill your green needs until the blog returns. Hot R&D center Dow Corning opened its new $3m solar module and assembly […]

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More solar power boost

For just one day of green news scanning and out came five solar articles (I’m sure I missed several more). No wonder the solar industry has one of the fastest growth among other industrial markets. 1. Kohl’s will convert more than 50 of its existing New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland locations to solar power making […]

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Green research blooms

Celebrating Earth Day this month seems to bring out more green research and development news which all came out just last week. According to the website Chemie.de, chemists from Virginia Tech have been developing a low-cost hydrogen producing system using plant sugars, water and a cocktail of enzymes. Improving the technology could eventually lead to […]

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R&D news roundup

Research and development on carbon dioxide is rising. As mentioned in my old CO2 post in December, there seem to be a lot of focus on the storage, reduction or new applications for this greenhouse gas. Dow Chemical formed a joint venture with power generation technology company Alstom to develop and commercialize amine-based carbon dioxide […]

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