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Rapid developments in alternative fuels surpassing expectations

by Ceres  (Jun. 13, 2013)

Industry leaders and investors are heartened by faster-than-expected developments in alternative fuels, according to an industry report released today. The ...

EU-wide introduction of E10 is the most cost effective way to decarbonise the European transport sector

by ePURE  (Oct. 10, 2014)

Hungarian report highlights that European renewable ethanol is the most cost effective way to decarbonise the European transport sector and should be promoted further. In a new report1 HEFTA Research Institute found that the C02 abatement cost of ethanol is negative (-2 €/t C02eq) when the energy efficiency gains of E10, a petrol blend ...

Iberdrola USA to convert vehicle fleet to alternative fuel

by IberdrolaUSA, Inc.  (Sep. 16, 2014)

Iberdrola USA recently signed a commitment agreement with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to spend at least five percent of its annual fleet acquisition budget on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and equipment. This commitment is the latest step in Iberdrola USA’s ongoing strategy to utilize and support alternative-fuel vehicle ...

NASA Begins Flight Research Campaign Using Alternate Jet Fuel

by National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA  (Mar. 1, 2013)

NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS) research involves flying the DC-8 as high ...

Making alternative fuels cheaper

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Jun. 17, 2013)

Original story at MIT News MIT chemical engineers have devised a cheaper way to synthesize a key biofuel component, which could make its industrial production much more cost-effective. The compound, known as gamma-valerolactone (GVL), is attractive because of its ...

EVCARCO, Inc.'s Software Company, Third Stone Software, Develops Alternative Fuel Locator App

by Marketwire  (Jun. 19, 2012)

EVCARCO, Inc. (OTCBB: EVCA) (OTCQB: EVCA) announced today that on June 15, 2012, Third Stone Software submitted the EVCA 'Alternative Fuel Locator' (AFL) App to the Apple App Store. The AFL 1.2 should be available for download on June 21, 2012. The app is free of charge and is exactly what the Alternative Fuel industry needs. The AFL provides ...

Linde to highlight LNG technology and benefits at alternate fuels conference

by Linde Group  (May 4, 2011)

With political turmoil in many oil-rich countries, oil prices soaring and diesel fuel and gasoline following the same upward spiral, the search for alternate sources of energy is intensifying. And no other class of commerce is more interested in moving away from oil-based fuels than the nation’s truck fleet owners, whose fuel costs have been ...

Shanks expands alternative fuels market

by MRW - Materials Recycling World  (Jan. 8, 2009)

Waste management firm Shanks wants to broaden its development in markets for solid recovered fuel this year. SRF is produced after recyclable material is extracted from black bag waste and the residue is stabilised and dried at mechanical biological treatment plants. Shanks has supplied five of the UK’s cement kilns with SRF as a viable ...

Prospect of Economies of Cost and Reduced Emissions to Drive Alternate Fuel Vehicles, Says Frost & Sullivan

by Frost & Sullivan  (May 24, 2012)

The low cost of conversion and prospect of significant emission reduction will increase the penetration of alternate fuels in Europe and North America. However, the key to sustained growth in the alternate fuel vehicle market will be legislation and the development of enhanced refuelling infrastructure. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...

Alternate Fuel Buses and Electric Rail to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Mass Transit Systems, Says Pike Research

by Pike Research  (Nov. 17, 2010)

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transit agencies operate lines of buses, rail, and sometimes both.As they look to reduce their carbon emissions, many are seeking forms of mass transit that have lower emissions either from alternative fuel buses or electric rail.According to a new report from ...

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