Jennifer M L Gan

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City of Palo Alto, California to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy Sources

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>This week the city council in Palo Alto, California voted in favor of sourcing all the town’s energy needs from clean, …

Renewable Energy

Google - leading the way on renewable energy

Despite controversial funding of climate deniers and a management team with a fleet of jets, Google is leading the way on greening its energy supplies<p>What began as a research project for two Stanford Phd students in 1996 has now spread to every continent and practically every personal computer in …

Renewable Energy

What is blended learning?

Digital Learning Now! today released the “Blended Learning & The Teaching Profession.” The infographic shows how blended learning is not about …

Education Technology

Solar and wind surge, but dirty energy still dominates, as this nifty chart shows

Solar energy production in the U.S. jumped by 49 percent last year, and wind energy by more than 16 percent.<p>But these clean sources of energy are …

Renewable Energy

£50bn question: do we want faster trains or limitless clean energy?

In among a raft of new infrastructure spending announced by the UK government in the wake of last week's spending review, it was revealed that the …

Spanish town goes green by turning sewage into clean energy | Reuters

CHICLANA DE LA FRONTERA, Spain (Reuters) - A Spanish resort town with sprawling golf courses and tree-lined beaches has added another green site to its attractions: the world’s first plant to convert sewage into clean energy.<p>Aqualia's All-gas project researcher Mara Laureano, 27, carries two Imhoff …

The scientists and startups converting waste water into clean energy

Traditionally, waste water treatment has focused on removing toxic waste from the water so it could be safely discharged in to the environment. …

Wastewater

Obama’s African energy policy involves soccer balls

During one of his pitstops in South Africa over the weekend, President Obama announced a new initiative to bring energy and power to the continent. As the Weekly Standard points out, the president’s new plan involves <i>electric soccer balls</i>…<p>(Image: Getty)<p>From the transcript of Obama’s remarks …

5 Alternative Energy Sources That Are Cheaper Than Solar

Elastomeric couplings stabilize hydraulic fracturing pumps

Extracting natural gas from underground shale formations is done via high-pressure pumping equipment that injects a specialized mixture of water, …

Hydraulic

Blended Learning: College Classrooms of the Future

Getting out of bed for an early morning class can be trying after a long night of studying; dreading a long walk across campus, you only wishing you could attend without having to leave your dorm. For some students this is a reality, a result of the Blended Learning Initiative instituted across …