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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 ...

Making clean, high-quality fuels from low-quality oil

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Jul. 17, 2015)

Original story at MIT News New findings released by MIT researchers could help energy companies implement a long-recognized process for converting heavy, high-sulfur crude oil into high-value, cleaner fuels such as gasoline without using hydrogen — a change that would reduce costs, energy use, and ...

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 ...

Coal-Water Fuel as an ecological alternative to Heating Oil

by PC GlobeCore  (Jun. 2, 2014)

What is “coal-water fuel” and how it can helps? Coal-water fuel (CWSF or CWS or CWF) is a fuel which consists of fine dispersed coal particles, water and plasticizing agent. This type of fuel is widely used as an alternative to gas and black oil on different heat generating facilities. The operational economy is the main of ...

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 ...

Next Alternative's Emulsion Fuel Appropriate for Myriad of Applications

by Marketwire  (Jan. 30, 2012)

Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), has relayed that the firm's Emulsion Fuel is a leading source of energy for a wide spectrum of applications. Emulsion or Em-Fuel is water and petroleum blended on a sub-micron level. Next Alternative (NAI) manufactures this mixture at a 60% fuel, 40% water ratio. Also included is a ...

Biodiesel – Alternative Fuel Insurance Programs Offered by Legends

by Legends Environmental Insurance Services, LLC  (Jan. 15, 2013)

Biodiesel is a rapidly growing alternative fuel that is used across North America.  It is formulated to be used in standard diesel engines and is typically produced by processing renewable resources.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “It is safe to use in any diesel engine and is more sustainable and ...

Leading Alternative Fuel Developers Set to Ramp Revenues

by Lux Research  (Feb. 19, 2013)

It will be a make-or-break year for alternative fuel developers as leaders race to show real revenue in order to cement their place in the industry, says Lux Research. Laggards will be caught between ...

EP transport committee vote on alternative fuels strategy

by Transport and Environment (T&E)  (Nov. 26, 2013)

The TRAN committee vote was today - 26 November 2013. The final outcome was 30 members in favour, with 7 members against and no abstentions. Following this vote, the file now moves to trilogue and then back to the EP for a rubber stamp plenary vote. Two key amendments that were adopted today: Adopted - Compromise Amendments 4 and 8 on ...

Report maps future of alternative fuel vehicles

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Jul. 10, 2013)

Original story at MIT News Cars that run on alternative fuels like biofuels and liquefied natural gas can cost less, cut emissions, and reduce dependence on foreign fuels, according to a report by the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI). ...

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