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Water + Sunshine = Biofuel as Lab in California Chases Dream

It sounds like magic, far-out fiction, a California dream. Yet earnest scientists are hard at work on a new alchemy: brewing fuel for cars — synthetic gasoline — from little more than water and sunshine. Mimicking the way plants turn … Continue reading

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Solar Industry Anxious Over Defective Panels – Audit discovered defect rates of 5.5 percent to 22 percent during audits of 50 Chinese factories

Jenya Meydbray, chief executive of PV Evolution Labs, a testing company in Berkeley, Calif., scrutinized solar panels. LOS ANGELES — The solar panels covering a vast warehouse roof in the sun-soaked Inland Empire region east of Los Angeles were only … Continue reading

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