U.S. to Cut Funds for Two Renewable Energy Sources

[The Christian Science Monitor] …The US Department of Energy (DOE) is quitting the hydropower and geothermal power research business – if Congress will let it. Declaring them “mature technologies” that need no further funding, the Bush administration in its FY 2007 budget request eliminates hydropower and geothermal research, venerable programs with roots in the energy crises of the 1970s.

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