Fueling New Ideas For Alternative Sources of Energy

Mississippi is at the forefront of researching alternative energy sources in its region.
November 5, 2003, 11am PST | Connie Chung
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"The non-profit Mississippi Technology Alliance and Mississippi State University are both looking at energy-generating technologies that could make the state more energy efficient and less dependent on world oil reserves....Among the alternatives being explored are the familiar solar and wind power, as well as the not-so-familiar technologies of turning wood chips into ethanol and cow manure into electricity....Even though some nearby states like North Carolina and Florida are also examining the benefits of solar-generated energy...Mississippi is in the forefront of the region for the variety of research it is conducting."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Monday, October 3, 2005 in The Chicago Tribune
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