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Alternative Energy

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  • Question of the Day: Do Any New Cars Use Compressed Natural Gas?

     
    Alternative fuels have been making noise ever since the summer, when gas prices rose to more than $4 per gallon. One of the alternatives that has seen a lot of support is natural gas ??? but can you actually buy......
  • McCain and Obama on Transportation and Energy

     
    In case you hadn't heard, this country will hold a presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. KickingTires presents to you the respective proposals on energy and transportation issues from Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. The...
  • Panasonic Looks to Expand Into EV Batteries

     
    The company that makes your plasma TV wants to get in on the ground floor of building the battery for your future car as well. Panasonic is making serious overtures that it will buy Sanyo, another Japanese electronics company. What......
  • Now on MotherProof: Self-Reliant Camper

     
    Have you ever wanted to go on a camping trip that included all the amenities you???re used to in modern life? Have you ever wanted to cram those amenities into a fully functional vehicle that runs off a combination of......
  • Solar-Powered Car Finishes Trip Around the World

     
    Louis Palmer, a 36-year-old Swiss school teacher, has completed the first journey around the world in a solar-powered car, arriving at the United Nations on Thursday in the middle of talks on climate change. Palmer drove the two-seater hauling a......
  • Green. The New Pork?

     
    President-elect Obama is saying no to pork. Or just to old-fashioned pork? ???You know the days of just pork coming out of Congress as a strategy, those days are over,??? Obama said last week. Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi and......
  • Senate Dems mull 'green' spending

     
    By Jim Tankersley You can't cross a street in Washington these days without bumping into someone with a 12-point set of recommendations for President-elect Barack Obama and the massive economic stimulus plan he and Congressional leaders are drafting....
  • SoS: Hype is here

     
    The press release describing Gov. Paterson's State of the State address has a catchy, all caps title: "IN FIRST STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS, GOVERNOR PATERSON OUTLINES PLAN FOR A STRONGER NEW YORK: TALKS OF CONFRONTING FISCAL CRISIS HEAD ON......
  • Obama Ohio-bound to pitch wind power

     
    by Mark Silva President-elect Barack Obama plans a pre-inaugural trip to the bellwether state that helped elect him president -- Ohio -- to promote one of the platforms of his economic stimulus plan: Wind-energy. Obama will visit Bedford Heights, Ohio,......
  • Chu beams into Senate hearing

     
    by Jim Tankersley, and updated Only on Capitol Hill - and maybe an elite physics department near you - does a Nobel-winning scientist garner round-the-corner lines, an overflow crowd and a cascade of flashbulbs when he steps out in public.......
  • Will stimulus lack 'green' infrastructure?

     
    By Jim Tankersley Barack Obama has pitched his stimulus package as a quick jolt for the ailing economy and a "down payment" on his priorities as president. But those goals appear to be colliding in at least one key area:......