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Now, cheap, efficient method to convert algae into renewable fuel


March 6th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): University of Arkansas researchers have developed a method for converting common algae into butanol-a renewable fuel that can be used in existing combustible engines."We can make cars go. ... Read more...

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Global oil supplies ‘will run out long before substitutes roll out’


November 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study based on stock market expectations by the University of California, Davis, has suggested that global oil will run out 90 years before replacement technologies are ... Read more...

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Hydrogen Highway all set to debut in South Wales


February 16th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Wales, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK government is going green. They are promoting the usage of alternative fuels, in their apparent bid to safeguard the environment. The Welsh Secretary ... Read more...

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‘Hydrogen Highway’ In South Wales To Promote Renewable Fuel


February 15th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Wales, Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conservation of non-renewable source of energy and saving the environment has become one of the greatest concerns for all countries. As per the reports, the ... Read more...

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Ethanol-powered vehicles generate more ozone than gas-powered ones


December 15th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): A new study has determined that ethanol-powered vehicles generate more ozone than gas-powered ones.The study, by researchers at Stanford University, indicates that ethanol, which is often promoted as ... Read more...

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First synthetic cellulosome in yeast may improve production of renewable fuel


November 2nd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 2 (ANI): Scientists have constructed for the first time a synthetic cellulosome in yeast, which has the potential to improve the production of renewable fuel.The scientists were led by ... Read more...

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Biofuels to have greatest impact on land use and habitat


August 26th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A new study has determined that biomass production for fuel or electricity generation will have the biggest impact on landscape and habitats.According to a report in Nature News, ... Read more...

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Soon, human sewage to power thousands of homes


June 17th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): If a revolutionary project being trialled in Manchester, UK, turns out to be successful, then human sewage may soon power thousands of homes.According to a report in The ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland develops hythane engine


March 24th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) The Hinduja group's commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Ltd, in association with Australia's Eden Energy, has developed a hythane-powered 92-KW engine, the company said Tuesday. Hythane is a ... Read more...

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Rural communities in England show green heating oil to be a viable option


February 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Local schools and homes in the small Georgian town of Reepham in Norfolk, England, are taking part in a groundbreaking 12-month trial that shows environmentally friendly renewable ... Read more...

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Wasted olive stones used to make renewable fuel


October 30th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Researchers from the Universities of Jaen and Granada in Spain have shown how wasted olive stones can be used to make bioethanol, a renewable fuel that can ... Read more...

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Scientists warn of pitfalls of biofuels use


October 4th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) As biofuels from grasses, crop residues and inedible plant parts have the potential to be more efficient and eco-friendly than grain-based biofuels like corn ethanol, more research is ... Read more...

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Cow power could generate electricity for millions


July 24th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research has determined that converting livestock manure into a domestic renewable fuel source could generate electricity for millions of people.The research, published in the Institute ... Read more...

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MIT students develop solar cooker fit for Tibetans


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A team of students from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in the US has made a portable solar cooker, designed especially for use in Tibet.Solar cookers have ... Read more...

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Some biofuels may be harmful rather than good for environment


May 28th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Biofuels based on ethanol, vegetable oil and other renewable sources may be popular as a way to reduce fossil fuel dependence and limit greenhouse gas emissions but ... Read more...

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Algae could be a rich, and unusual, fuel source


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 2 (IANS) Soaring fuel prices have prompted scientists to look at unconventional energy sources that are cheap, abundant and renewable. And a new study suggests that the common algae ... Read more...

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Prairie grass may serve as huge biofuel source


January 8th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): US scientists are figuring out whether prairie grasses hold the future of biofuels, after finding that switchgrass yields 540 per cent more energy than is used to grow ... Read more...

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