Geothermal energy may be coming to the University of Utah

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University seeks to make use of clean power The University of Utah is looking to make more use of geothermal energy. The university is currently working to finalize a deal that will see approximately half of its electricity come from clean power sources. Currently, both Cyrq Energy, a company based in Utah, and Berkshire Hathaway Renewables have submitted proposals to provide the university with renewable energy. These companies are looking to bring some 30 megawatts of clean power to the University of Utah over the next 25 years. Geothermal energy…

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Carbon sensing method could support an international treaty curbing emissions

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  New method could ensure compliance with carbon emissions standards As the world becomes more interested in alternative energy and conscious of the potential effects of climate change, the possibility of an international treaty concerning the limitation of greenhouse gas emissions is becoming more realistic. Scientist from Harvard University and the University of Utah have developed a method that could be used to verify compliance with such a treaty. The method measures the amount of carbon dioxide gas being released into the atmosphere. Sensors able to track changes in CO2…

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