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Green tech finds (6/24/10)

Article: Green tech finds (6/24/10)

Can fish ‘n’ chips help with London’s drought? How much power can you get from a potato? These questions and more answered in this week’s green tech finds.

Keeping your gadgets charged in the great outdoors: Heather Clancy at GreenTech Pastures provides a run-down of her favorite solar-powered chargers.
Cheaper, greener biofuel: That’s the ultimate goal of Professor Scott Banta’s new project to genetically engineer a bacteria that will turn CO2 and ammonia from wastewater into butanol. (via Cleantechnica)

Biofuels to Power the Future

Article: Biofuels to Power the Future

With the launch of The Green [www.sundance.tv] television programming tonight on the Sundance Channel concentrating on green fuels, we thought we’d take a minute to dig a little deeper into fuels that aren’t as harmful to the planet as gasoline and diesel. Biofuels, like biodiesel, ethanol and even straight or waste vegetable oil that we…