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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/07/2015

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Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean Energy

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.

02/11/2015

(Veolia Energy CEO Bill DiCroce, third from left, and Mayor Nutter cut a ribbon at a new, "clean" steam generating plant in Grays Ferry.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter Cuts Ribbon at New, Cleaner Steam Generation Plant

The new boilers produce steam using clean-burning natural gas instead of high-sulfur fuel oil.

01/14/2013

SEPTA to Recycle Brake Electricity

SEPTA thinks train and trolley brakes do more than just make noise; the agency believes brakes produce electrical energy that can be captured and re-used.

09/05/2010