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Land Order Facilitates Solar Energy Development on Public Lands

July 5, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution while promoting American-made clean energy sources, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the withdrawal of lands identified for solar energy development in the West…

Body Heat as a Renewable Resource

December 30, 2012 - in Energy

Idly mingling, a human body radiates about 100 watts of excess heat, which can add up fast in confined spaces. Geothermal warmth may abound in volcanic…

Sewer Heat Recovery Provides Low-Cost Recycled Energy

October 24, 2012 - in Energy, Feature, Featured, Water

In every urban area, heat that humans have generated to shower, wash clothes, cook, and so on flows underground — in the sewers, making them very warm.…