Posts Tagged ‘fuel’

Turning Plastic Waste Into Fuel Using Infrared Energy

Saturday, September 19, 2009 14:56 No Comments

Envion, a company from Washington D.C., uses a new technique, in which the plastic waste is heated using electricity and not at an open fire, to a very precise and careful temperature sequence, using infrared energy.

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Hydrogen for Fuel can be Extracted from Water Without Any Wastage

Sunday, July 19, 2009 0:59 No Comments

A team of Italian researchers have developed a new technique that could be used to make clean fuel from water using nothing other than lasers. ”There is no other chemical agent involved in the process – not solvents, catalysts or radial initiators,” said the researchers Roberto Bini. “This is extremely important because it means that [...]

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Urine Broken Down into Hydrogen Using Electrolysis

Saturday, July 4, 2009 5:22 No Comments

Researchers at the Ohio University have developed an efficient way of producing hydrogen from urine – a feat that could not only fuel the cars of the future, but could also help clean up municipal wastewater. Using hydrogen to power cars has become an increasingly attractive transportation fuel, as the only emission produced is water [...]

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Algae to be Used for Cheap Ethanol Production

Monday, June 29, 2009 11:40 3 Comments

The companies Algenol Biofuels and Dow Chemical have partnered to build algae farms that can turn carbon dioxide into ethanol as a vehicle fuel or an ingredient in plastics. The team has announced that they will build a demonstration plant that would effectively convert CO2 into fuel.

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Dissolving polystyrene in biodiesel to improve the power output

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 5:46 No Comments

The researchers Song-Charng Kong and Najeeb Kuzhiyil of Lowa State University, found a new way to boost the power output of  biodiesel by dissolving polystyrene,  commonly found in packing peanuts, plates and cups, in the fuel.

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Algae-Based Biodiesel: Innovative Homemade Fuel

Friday, October 17, 2008 12:37 No Comments

This is an amazing news, because i never heard that an individual to make at home biodiesel from algae. His name is Charlie Trafford and for many years he make biodiesel from cooking oil, but now he decided to change the source, and to make biodiesel from algae.

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