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Some see energy in abandoned wells

Sep 18, 2012
An oil well may seem pretty useless when the light sweet crude stops flowing. In Texas, researchers and entrepreneurs see a chance to recycle old wells and create geothermal power.
Posted In: energy, Oil, geothermal energy, texas

Are Romney's drilling plans eco-friendly?

Aug 24, 2012
And a new app helps you separate fact from baloney in political ads.
Posted In: Obama, drilling, energy, Mitt Romney

Romney's energy plan: Less regulation, more exploration

Aug 23, 2012
But it probably won't have much impact on consumer's pocketbooks, especially when it comes to the price of gas or electricity.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, energy, Oil

Why is China interested in U.S. battery maker?

Aug 9, 2012
Wangxiang Group, China's biggest auto-parts conglomerate, has offered $450 million for a controlling stake in a Massachusetts electric car batteries company.
Posted In: China, energy, batteries

New transparent solar panels could be used as windows

Jul 25, 2012
And can power your house. Plus, don’t go online before bed because it made some hamsters depressed.
Posted In: energy, mental health, research, hamsters, solar

Behind the scenes of Marketplace's interview with Obama

Mar 22, 2012
Yesterday, Marketplace host headed out to Nevada to meet with President Obama. You may have heard the interview, but what was Kai really thinking as he interviewed the man who runs the U.S.A.?
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, energy

Obama's 'all of the above' plan means nothing

Mar 22, 2012
President Obama's new energy policy is really no policy at all, say commentator Bill McKibben.
Posted In: energy, Barack Obama

Do Americans approve of Obama's energy plan?

Mar 22, 2012
President Obama is touting a new "all of the above" energy plan that supports more of both oil and alternative energy production. What do Americans want in an energy policy?
Posted In: Barack Obama, energy, Oil, alternative energy

Go North, young man!

Mar 21, 2012
The promise of steady work is attracting workers of all ages to Williston, N.D., and creating a new boom town on America's energy frontier.
Posted In: North Dakota, Oil, man camp, Williston, employment, debt, energy

Obama touts new energy agenda

Mar 21, 2012
The president begins a two-day tour to highlight his new "all of the above" strategy.
Posted In: energy, Barack Obama

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