Alternative Fuels

  • Guide to Renewable and Alternative Fuels

    So you think you know everything there is to know about alternative fuel possibilities? We’re willing to bet that there are at least five options you’ve never heard of. Several of these seem more like science fiction than hard science...
    By KennethSleight September 21, 2011 

  • A Guide to Biogas

    Biogas is a fuel generated from common and renewable biological sources, including from garbage and biological wastes. It is highly advantageous as biogas can power equipment designed to run on non-renewable natural gas.
    By Charles M Bowen September 9, 2011 

  • Storing Renewable Energy as Clean-Burning Methane

    Gas produces electricity. Is it possible to store wind and solar power as synthetic natural gas? Learn more here.
    By N Nayab September 5, 2011 

  • Compressed Air Vehicles

    We have seen vehicles run on used cooking oils, hydrogen and even sunlight. Now there is a new vehicle design that makes power out of thin air.
    By Tarun Goel August 9, 2011 

  • Ethanol in Two-Stroke Engines

    An exclusively ethanol two stroke engine is presently not possible. However ethanol blended gasoline can be used to run your vehicles. Find more about how and when to use ethanol blended with gasoline. Also know about what your company has to say about...
    By Tarun Goel August 7, 2011 

  • Expanded Ethanol Production and the Cost of Crude

    The worldwide production of ethanol from corn and sugar beets is expanding rapidly, especially over the last five years. This could have a knock-on effect on the world’s production of crude and petroleum, as well as the price of corn, which in turn...
    By Willie Scott July 5, 2011 

  • Ethanol as a Motor Fuel

    "Ethanol fuel is an environmentally friendly solution that saves my pocket.” This is the popular banner that blinds you from seeing the negatives of ethanol as a motor fuel.
    By Senadheera Jayakody July 5, 2011 

  • Notable Hotbeds of Fuel Cell Research

    With the amount of interest and demand in attempting to eliminate our carbon footprint in the environment, universities and institutions have come up with their own programs and curriculums in their engineering and technology departments which involve...
    By Tony Smejek June 30, 2011 

  • Big Waste to Energy (WTE) Plants: Isle de Man (UK)

    Learn about one of the most efficient Waste to Energy (WTE) Plants, Isle de Man located in the UNited Kingdom (UK). Learn how this plant operates, how much energy generates, and how it complies with strict environmental legislation.
    By Rafael June 30, 2011 

  • India's CNG Experiment for Curbing Air Pollution

    Delhi, the capital of India, held a high rank in the top 50 most polluted cities of the world. To curb the enormous pollution levels in the country, initiatives were taken to switch auto rickshaws, and many other vehicles to CNG. However the move was...
    By vishalseafarer June 29, 2011 
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