Posts Tagged ‘oil’

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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Solar-Powered Steam Plant to Aid in the Recovery of Heavy Oils

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 3:01 No Comments

Chevron on Friday disclosed plans to use solar thermal technology from BrightSource Energy to enhance oil recovery from an aging well in central California.

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A Generator That Can Provide Electricity by Processing Kitchen Grease

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 6:34 No Comments

James Peret, an engineer has invented a device that can provide energy by processing kitchen grease. His generator, called “Vegawatt” is the first all-in-one device that processes grease to continuously provide a building with hot water and electricity, heralding a significant change in alternative-fuel applications. “It’s a brilliant idea,” says Josh Tickell, author of Biodiesel [...]

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Did You Know That…

Saturday, January 3, 2009 8:18 No Comments

…an European uses about ten times more fuel and more energy than an inhabitant from a developing country? We are the ones who produce three times more waste. … Fossil fuels – coal, oil and gas – still represents 80% of the energy used throughout the world? … If we could save 20% of energy [...]

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