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    • Google Cools Taiwan Data Center With 'Thermal Batteries' (Wired News)- April 9, 2012
    • By Caleb Garling As part of its ongoing effort to save power and cost in its custom-built data centers, Google will cool the servers in its new Taiwan computing facility using a technique known as thermal energy storage. More...
    • Slideshow: Internal Combustion Engines Primed for Performance (Design News)- April 2, 2012
    • Hybrid powertrains grab all the headlines these days, but conventional internal combustion engines are also advancing at a torrid pace. Technologies such as variable valve timing, cylinder deactivation, direct injection, and turbocharging are boosting ... More...
    • Market for Deep Ocean Energy Starts to Heat Up (Forbes)- April 2, 2012
    • The technology, known as ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), creates electricity with the temperature difference between warm and cold seawater. Cold water is drawn with a pipe from depths of a 1000 meters or more, where the sun's heat can't reach. More...
    • Pumps fuel interest in electric heat (Press Herald)- April 2, 2012
    • But can efficient electric heat really reduce the overall energy costs for Maine homes and small businesses? Will the equipment, some of it quite new, be reliable and effective? How would the region's electric grid handle the demand for more power, ... More...
    • Heat Pipe Technology's New (MarketWatch (press release))- March 22, 2012
    • Heat Pipe Technology is the innovation leader in passive energy recovery and dehumidification systems for commercial applications around the globe. Employing the very latest in passive-heat-transfer technology, Heat Pipe Technology designs and supplies ... More...
    • NASA Vortex Combustion tech stops fires cold (SlashGear)- March 21, 2012
    • NASA's vortex combustion technology has before now just been developed by ORBITEC to work with rocket engine design. What ORBITEC's subsidiary company HMA Fire has done is take the same concept and put a fire out in record time with much less effort ... More...
    • The internal combustion engine dead? Think again, shows BMW (Creamer Media's Engineering News)- March 14, 2012
    • While emissions and fuel consumption have dropped on the newly launched model range, power and performance remained as before, or even better, indicating that no one can yet perform the funeral rites on the internal combustion engine in favour of ... More...
    • Thermal mass in passive solar design (Mother Nature Network)- March 9, 2012
    • comFri, Mar 09 2012 at 12:44 PM EST SUN POWER: This passive solar home in Minden, Nev., features an open sunspace area and a raised interior floor with extensive thermal mass. (Photo: Donald Aitken/National Renewable Energy Lab) People have been ... More...