Wind Power to Surpass Coal in Texas, Expert Predicts

Wind Power to Surpass Coal in Texas, Expert Predicts

With the expected retirement of several aging plants and the continued growth of wind power, the production of electricity from wind turbines may soon supersede that from coal in Texas. That’s the word from University of Texas-Austin research fellow Joshua Rhodes, who...
The No. 2 Bus: Human Waste Powering the Future

The No. 2 Bus: Human Waste Powering the Future

A team of UK scientists recently designed a fuel cell powered by urine. In Grand Junction, Colorado, garbage trucks and street sweepers run on natural gas extracted from human waste. The same is true for buses in Stockholm, Sweden. Bio-energy from corn crops, wood...