Energy & Green Tech

How Canada's oilsands can help build better roads

The future seems bleak for Canada's oilsands. But given the world's ongoing need for smooth, safe roads, there is hope for the industry. Asphalt binder made from oilsands bitumen is the ideal glue to hold the world's 40 million ...

Energy & Green Tech

Burning woody biomass in power plants could reduce carbon output

According to a new study by researchers in the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, replacing coal in Georgia's power plants with woody biomass could not only meet Georgia's power needs, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Federal utility seeks proposals for big carbon-free push

The nation's largest public utility is seeking proposals for what would be one of the biggest recent swings at adding carbon-free electricity in the U.S., laying out a mix-and-match of possibilities Tuesday that range from ...

Engineering

Decarbonizing the grid with flexible buildings

Elvin Vindel, a Ph.D. student in civil and environmental engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has led the creation of a model that can help cut emissions from buildings and improve the overall efficiency of the grid. ...

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