The dependence of the United States on crude oil might eliminated if it can make synthetic fuel from the combo of natural gas, non-food crops, and coal. This is the belief of a team of scientists from Princeton University. Aside from the economic benefits, the use of non-food crops may contribute to the decline of [...]

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Alog Tone on March 6th, 2011

Based on the European Commission’s report that was made public just last week, the various alternatives to fuel have increased its potentials to successfully replace the fuel made from fossil sources that are decreasing by the minute. This translates that transportation might rely on these fuel alternatives that could sustain us by year 2050. Moreover, [...]

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Jonathan on November 20th, 2010

As more and more people become aware of the environment and how fuels can release carbons that are harmful to the planet, the demand for green cars seem to be on the rise. This is the impetus that has brought about a kick start to the new round of green vehicles that have hit the [...]

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A recent analysis of Postia placenta’s genome, secretome and transcritome, may pave ways for better biofuel productions in the future. Postia placenta, also known as brown rot, can decompose plant, specifically wooden material rapidly. In the recent scientific study, the international group of scientists found a system of extracellular enzymes that occurs uniquely in the [...]

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Researchers forecasts a good price of $3 per gallon or Euros 0.8 per liter for the biosynfuel that will be produced through the Bioliq biosyncrude gasification method that has a capacity of more than 1 Mt/a. The estimate price has a 30% margin which will translate into a price between US$2.72 and $5.03 per gallon. [...]

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Novozymes and its Chinese partner COFCO signs an agreement with another Chinese energy and oil company Sinopec for the possible commercial-scale production of cellulosic bioethanol from corn stover. To date, China is the second-biggest corn producer globally, next to the US. The US Department of Agriculture projects a 16.5 million metric tons produce from China [...]

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Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, has been manufacturing cars powered by biofuel for the last eight years. According to Beth Lowery, GM Vice President, Environment, Energy and Safety Policy, “at GM, we believe that the biofuel with the greatest potential to displace petroleum–based fuels in the U.S. is ethanol.” GM’s preferred form of ethanol [...]

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Jonathan on October 7th, 2008

The race is on to find reliable and realistic foodstocks to produce biodiesel. In keeping with the rest of the world to voluntarily contribute to the advancement of alternative fuels, Bharat Petroleum Corp, Ltd, the state run oil refinery of India, has recently announced that it will commit nearly four hundred and eighty million dollars [...]

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Doing not talking is important. It is not enough to say that we need to find better ways to power modern day cars. The best solution is to do something about the dilemma. And that is exactly what Bio-Beetle from Maui, Hawaii has done. They have taken a stand against traditional, dirty polluting cars and [...]

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Jonathan on September 19th, 2008

This has become a common topic and everywhere that you go you will find people discussing about natural gas car fuel. People are fed up with the sharp increase in the prices of both diesel and petrol and it is becoming tough for them to run their car on these standard fuels. People feel afraid [...]

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