BioFuel

Just In Time For Thanksgiving: Biofuel From Turkey Droppings

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University are experimenting with how to make biofuel from the excrement of turkeys, chickens and other poultry. They say the fuel could replace 10% of the coal burned every year to make electricity. ...

Shell & bio-bean Partnering To Power London Buses With Waste Coffee Grounds

The oil giant Shell is partnering with the biofuel firm bio-bean to begin powering some of London's buses with processed waste coffee grounds. To be more specific, some of London's buses will begin using a new biofuel dubbed "B20," which features a 20% bio-component containing part coffee oil. Impo ...

This Renewable ‘Instant Coal’ Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It’s highly efficient. By: David Nield The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with a new kind of material that works like a renewable substitute for coal. This ‘instant coal’ biofuel brings the high energy eff ...

Masdar Institute’s SEAS Facility Harvests First Crop Of Salicornia For Aircraft Biofuel

The first crop of Salicornia grown at the site of the Seawater Energy and Agriculture System (SEAS) pilot in Masdar City was harvested recently by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology’s Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), as revealed by a recent press release ...

Perry to Congress: Price Tag on DOE Proposal to Prop Up Coal; Nuclear Is the ‘Cost of Freedom’

Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s testimony before a House energy subcommittee this morning got attention from the mainstream press for his mistake of calling Puerto Rico a country, and his defense of what is, in the scope of the Trump administration, a relatively small $56,000 private air travel bi ...

Work in Clean Energy? We Want Your Thoughts.

It's hard enough finding a job in the solar industry without the threat of tariffs destroying thousands of jobs. Even as the Suniva trade case throws solar companies for a loop, the industry staked its claim as the fastest growing form of power in the world. It’s both a tumultuous and exciting ...

Work in Clean Energy? We Want Your Thoughts

It's hard enough finding a job in the solar industry without the threat of tariffs destroying thousands of jobs. Even as the Suniva trade case throws solar companies for a loop, the industry staked its claim as the fastest-growing form of power in the world. It’s both a tumultuous and exciting ...

Understanding the ups and downs of commodities

The past few weeks have seen commodity prices experience some significant swings, with different commodities impacted by different factors. I find that investors have a lot of questions about commodities and what drives them — particularly given all the dramatic weather events over the past few w ...

Trump Admin. Pitches Seaweed For Biofuel-Powered Car Of The Future

Despite the President's happy talk about oil and gas, his own Energy Dept. foresees replacing them with renewables including a big dose of seaweed biofuel Trump Admin. Pitches Seaweed For Biofuel-Powered Car Of The Future was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, ...

More Good News About Solar Energy: Scientists Create Real Fuel With “Fake” Photosynthesis

A new artificial photosynthesis system captures carbon dioxide and converts it directly into ethanol and ethylene with the help of solar energy More Good News About Solar Energy: Scientists Create Real Fuel With “Fake” Photosynthesis was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from ...