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Envia Systems has announced a “major breakthrough” in battery technology that will increase energy density and drastically reduce the cost of lithium-ion battery packs making electric vehicles more affordable.
While lofty expectations have being placed on the future of plug-in hybrid cars and electric trucks, another, less-heralded green transportation boom is taking place: the rise of natural gas vehicles.
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has asked a court to force the Department of Energy (DOE) and Southern Co. to provide information pertaining to the DOE loan guarantee for the construction of two new nuclear reactors at Southern Co.'s Plant Vogtle in Georgia.
On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture rolled out two new funding programs which it hopes will both increase the production of advanced biofuels and also promote the use of renewable energy to create the biofuel.
On Thursday, lithium-battery developer Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV) filed a voluntary petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.