U.S. Energy Department Offering $4 Billion for Renewable Energy Loans

U.S. Energy Department Offering $4 Billion for Renewable Energy Loans

spectrum.ieee.org 22 Apr '14, 8pm

Biofuels made from leftover corn may not be any better than conventional gasoline in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study from Nature Climate Change that was paid for by the U.S. government. In terms of life cycle analysis, fuels made from corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in a 10-year timeline compared to gasoline, even though they may be better than gas in the long run, according to a report in the Associated Press . The federal government has spent more than US $1 billion supporting cellulosic biofuel research. Although the fuel stock may change, biofuels continue to be a big focus for the gover...

TE Tuesday! RETWEET - Check out these Vertical Screwless Wire Connectorss from @TEConnectivity #T...

digikey.com 22 Apr '14, 7pm

vertical screwless wire connectors are offered in 2, 4, and 6 staggered positions, and the in-line connectors are available in 2 and 3 positi...

#IoT is the new Wild West according to Avnet's Jim Beneke: via @ECNonline

ecnmag.com 22 Apr '14, 11pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a myth, legend, buzzword, Microsoft misfire (Intelligent Systems, anyone?), market disruptor, as well as an e...

#Wearables are growing so quickly they have stopped being an alternative form factor:

eetimes.com 22 Apr '14, 9pm

In a not-too-distant version of a future invented by Google, it may be considered normal to see cars that pilot themselves while drivers wave...

Our student's invention! So proud. Fat Cat? #UIUC to the rescue!

pddnet.com 22 Apr '14, 4pm

An estimated 58 percent of those domestic cats are overweight, which is just shy of the national average for humans. A large contributing fac...

More ideas on how to cut #CO2 emissions: #EarthDay

siemens.com 22 Apr '14, 6pm

Global power demand is set to increase on average by nearly 3 percent per year over the curre...

Jim Turley of Electronic Engineering Journal writes about our new "PIC16blahb...

eejournal.com 22 Apr '14, 5pm
Jim Turley of Electronic Engineering Journal writes about our new "PIC16blahblah" MCUs:

Microchip’s Small, Cheap PIC16 MCUs Prove There’s Life in 8-bitters by Jim Turley Just when y...

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