The Future of Alternative Energy Vehicles

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alternative energy Biofuels hybrid cars alternative fuels solar energy In 2015, two brothers named Cody and Tyler Kor plan to drive across the United States, from New York to San Francisco. Why is that a big deal? The trip is going to be made in a mostly electric 3D printed car. There will also be a small combustion engine fueled by ethanol. How small? […].

Eco Wave Power Alternative Energy Source

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The use of alternative energy is imperative if we wish to slow down and reverse the environmental damage caused by traditional fuel sources. Alternative energy refers to energy derived from sources other than petroleum and other such fossil fuels.

Pee power may be best alternative energy bet yet

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Finding a viable alternative energy source to create low cost bio energy may be closer than we think. Some of these sources include energy from trash and algae as fuel for our future energy needs.

Biofuel Breakthrough? Crude Oil From Algae in 1 Minute!

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Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels by greenwise on December 14, 2010 The biofuels industry has received a lot of attention for the up and coming small companies, many of whom are developing novel technologies to produce bio-based alternatives to gasoline. These are three Big Dawgs to watch as biofuels go commercial.

Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue | Living.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue by greenwise on March 7, 2011 A column in Biofuels Digest by retired General and one-time presidential candidate Wesley Clark makes the case that the development of biofuels capability in the USA is important for national security. Biofuels are part of the path to energy independence.

Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue by greenwise on March 7, 2011 A column in Biofuels Digest by retired General and one-time presidential candidate Wesley Clark makes the case that the development of biofuels capability in the USA is important for national security. Biofuels are part of the path to energy independence.

Biofuel: Now With More Birds

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When you hear the word “biofuel,” you probably think of corn, right? Basically, the scientists logged the types of vegetation growing at each site, computed how much biomass (the raw materials of biofuel) could be had from it, and tracked the numbers and species of nesting birds. Grasslands might be a good source of biofuel that’s also easy on the avians. Which means that alternative energy just got a whole lot birdier.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels by greenwise on December 14, 2010 The biofuels industry has received a lot of attention for the up and coming small companies, many of whom are developing novel technologies to produce bio-based alternatives to gasoline. These are three Big Dawgs to watch as biofuels go commercial.

Biofuels Best Supporting Argument

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Best Supporting Argument by greenwise on December 21, 2010 Biofuels development has been supported by a number of groups with different interests and agendas. Environmentalists support biofuels that offer a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Biofuels: Top 10 Predictions for 2011

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels: Top 10 Predictions for 2011 by greenwise on January 24, 2011 Biofuels Digest released its top 10 predictions for the biofuels industry for 2011. As the leading biofuels online publisher, this is becoming an annual feature. Read the entire list of biofuels industry predictions here.

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Origin Oils Algae Should Inspire More Mid East Biofuels

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An alge biofuel farm up close. Developing biofuel from algae is now being worked on in many parts of the world; even in Iran where researchers connected with Shiraz University were able to create bio fuel from algae being grown in a salt lake in the country.

Biofuels Production Pushing Food Costs Higher

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Production Pushing Food Costs Higher by greenwise on February 22, 2011 Biofuels are produced in the USA largely from corn. Although weather and other factors have an impact on corn prices, there is no doubt that demand for corn as a source for sugar to supply biofuels production is a significant factor driving the cost of corn higher.

The Imperfect Biofuel Solution

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At first glance, you may think that biofuels provide an ideal answer to fossil fuel use. Types of Biofuels. The industry classifies biofuels into two main types: first-generation or second-generation. Of the two, second-generation biofuels offer a more eco-friendly solution.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Production Pushing Food Costs Higher by greenwise on February 22, 2011 Biofuels are produced in the USA largely from corn. Although weather and other factors have an impact on corn prices, there is no doubt that demand for corn as a source for sugar to supply biofuels production is a significant factor driving the cost of corn higher.

Algae Becoming Biofuel Priority

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Companies currently working on algae fuels are Sapphire Energy, OriginOil, BioCentric Energy and PetroAlgae. The recent discussion on Japan’s flight with biofuel was done in part with algae oil. Alternative Energy Climate Change

Why We Are Addicted To Fossil Fuels

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They contain a lot of energy. Biofuels offer hope as a replacement. Biofuels alternative energy green technology renewable energy energy content energy density of materials fossil fuelsWhy We Are Addicted To Fossil Fuels, explaining our addition to fossil fuels is easy.

Exxon Mobile Invests In Biofuels

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Exxon Mobile, the largest publicly traded oil company, recently announced an investment in biofuels. is their first such investment in biofuels. Exxon Mobile has decided to invest in biofuels, particularly algae, due to the expected viability of the fuel.

Algae Biofuel Closer as NATO and NASA Step Into the Slime

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One day, giant algae biofuel farms like this prototype may help solve world fuel and food needs. Interest in creating biofuels from algae is increasing. ” Algae biofuel farm. Read more on algae based biofuel projects: Seabotic’s Algae for Food and Bio Fuel.

Biofuels Best Supporting Argument | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Best Supporting Argument by greenwise on December 21, 2010 Biofuels development has been supported by a number of groups with different interests and agendas. Environmentalists support biofuels that offer a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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Oh Nuts, the Downside of Biofuel

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It also carried an entire tank full of a biofuel blend. The blend was comprised of 20% alternative oil from sources like babassu and coconut oil and 80% conventional fuel. Which is more important: preventing deforestation or using cleaner energy? Alternative Energy

First Navy Trainer Completes Biofuel Flight at Patuxent River

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PATUXENT RIVER, MD, August 2011 : The Navy’s alternative energy program expanded Aug. 24 when a T-45 training aircraft completed a successful biofuel flight at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md.

Biomax to Launch First-ever $40 Million Biofuel Plan in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia and Indian company will erect a biofuel plant based on used cooking oil. Biofuel is coming to Saudi Arabia. The biofuel produced will recycle cooking oil, which will make it “one of the few plants in the world to use this non-food waste feedstock.”

Scotland Company To Convert Whiskey To Biofuel

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Alternative fuels are growing in popularity as the world faces growing oil prices. Currently biofuels are produced using a variety of sources, including crops and fast-growing plants that would otherwise never be used as crops. Alternative Energy

EU Limiting Food Crop Inclusion In Biofuel Goal Due To Concerns

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Biofuels are becoming an increasingly used form of energy as they generally have lower emissions compared to typical fossil fuels. However, the way in which the biofuels are produced, largely how the crops from which they come are grown, can alter their actual impact on the environment.

Some Biofuels Do More Harm than Good

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Alternative Energy Black Gold Climate Change Environment Biodiesel enthusiasts have called biodiesel “green gold,” claiming that it reduces carbon dioxide emissions and is totally renewable. To a certain extent, they may be right.

Qatar Airways Praised for its Natural Gas/Biofuel Push to the Skies

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The President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Roberto Kobeh González said at the recent climate event COP18 in Doha that the project could revolutionize air travel and alternative energy efforts. “We Cheaper flights for all?

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Jatropha Trees Looked To For Biofuel

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Some are hoping that the biofuel of the future will be jatropha. The plant grows in warmer climates, making it a more difficult biofuel sell in the United States. The fuel has already been used in biofuel test flights for Air New Zealand and Continental Airlines.

Microwave Technology Uses Waste To Generate Useful Compounds For Biofuels

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Now scientists in the United Kingdom have created a way to use such waste to generate biofuels and other compounds. These chemicals can then be used in a number of products, including as fragrances and biofuels. Alternative Energy Environment

Israeli Fuel Company Tries Out Gasoline – Methanol Fuel Mixture

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Alternative car fuel mixtures have been talked about for years. Now methanol biofuels, made from natural gas and mixed with unleaded gasoline, are the subject of a test project being conducted in Israel by Dor Chemicals and Ten Petroleum at one of their gas stations in Haifa.

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Hype or Hope: Startup Company’s Helioculture Technology for Biofuels

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The company, just a fledgling having started in 2007, announced plans for a new energy source. Instead of converting the sun’s heat energy into electrons, we’re using it to create liquid fuels.” Alternative Energy Environment Green News

China Looking to Biofuels -What about Others?

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China, arguably the world's most influential and dynamic economy, is beginning to eye renewable as a partial solution to its voracious and growing energy needs. According to a PetroChina company official, the firm intends to increase its production of biofuels by 2015 to 1.1

Wood Might Not Be So Green After All

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In a reversal of this trend, Japan has announced a new five-year program to switch to wood-burning energy. The intention is to support alternative energy sources and to establish non-petroleum processing systems. Alternative Energy Environment biofuel cellulosic ethanol

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How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger Responsible Alternative Energy Projects by greenwise on March 10, 2011 An ambitious green energy plan initiated by LA Community colleges has proved to be so costly and impractical that many projects have been scrapped.

How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger Responsible Alternative Energy Projects by greenwise on March 10, 2011 An ambitious green energy plan initiated by LA Community colleges has proved to be so costly and impractical that many projects have been scrapped.

Turning Fat into Fuel: The Production of Biodiesel

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One of these methods is the use of alternative fuels for powering their fleets. There are many alternative fuels, but one of the most promising is biodiesel. Biofuel cartoon from Mckeown Biofuels. Biodiesel can be made from a variety of sources.

Moroccan Solar is Safe Despite Desertec Setbacks

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But All Africa reports that despite setbacks , solar energy is safe in Morocco, where the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) has secured $380 million for a 160MW CSP plant planned for the same region set aside for the Ourzazate plant. .

Burning Trash to Power 200 Island Homes in the Gulf

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The process called “ waste to energy ,” is employed in progressive countries throughout the globe – most notably in Copenhagen, arguably Denmark’s greenest city. Business & Politics Energy alternative energy clean tech Delma Island Shams 1 waste to energy

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When is Biodiesel, Not Biodiesel? When You’re Being Conned!

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Blended biofuels are often inaccurately labeled, that is the claim in a study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. ” The organization took samples of blended biofuels from smaller retailers and discovered that some blends contained less than the advertised percentage of biofuel.

The Future of Flight

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In the US, Continental Airlines has just tested an algae-based biofuel. A Boeing 737-800 completed a 90-minute flight using a combination of aviation fuel and biofuel. The recent test flight used biofuel derived from plant oils, including algae and jatropha. Alternative Energy

‘Queen of Mean’ Leona Helmsley’s Trust to Fund Solar Energy Research in Israel

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And $15 million of that, the trust recently announced, will be used to fund a dynamic joint program between the Weizmann Institute of Science and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology to accelerate renewable energy research. Biofuels, photovoltaics, optics.

New, Less Expensive Method For Producing Ethanol Discovered

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Biofuels are a hot topic when discussing alternative fuel methods. Many nations have biofuels readily available for use in vehicles. Many airlines have also taken to using, or at least experimenting with, biofuels. Alternative Energy

Top 10 Green Cars

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With so many cars out there claiming to be the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly cars around, which one should you buy? Each of these cars are on the list for different reasons, some have high miles per gallon ratios, or is powered by biofuels, hydrogen, and even hybrids.