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  • Making alternative fuels cheaper

    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 ...

  • Next Alternative Making Exciting Progress With Emulsion Fuel

    Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), is pleased to announce that the firm has been making significant headway in recent emulsion fuel tests. Emulsion Fuel consists of water and petroleum blended on a sub-micron level. Next Alternative (NAI) has already successfully produced the mixture which it calls "NAI-Fuel" at a ratio of 60% fuel and 40% water and a small amount of ...


  • Rapid developments in alternative fuels surpassing expectations

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


    By Ceres

  • Coal-Water Fuel as an ecological alternative to Heating Oil

    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 advantages of the ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • SwRI launches International Alternative Fuel Technology Center

    Southwest Research Institute launched a collaborative effort to assist our clients to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and to address governmental mandates for alternative fuel production and tightened emissions standards. SwRI’s new International Alternative Fuel Technology Center (IAFTC) will maximize the Institute’s decades-long expertise in ...

  • Biodiesel – Alternative Fuel Insurance Programs Offered by Legends

    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 far less polluting than conventional petroleum ...

  • KBC introduces new alternative fuels and feedstocks service

    KBC Advanced Technology plc (KBC) announces the introduction of an Alternative Fuels and Feedstocks service (AFFS). In response to market demands, KBC now offers an Alternative Fuels and Feedstocks service. Several factors contribute to the quickly growing and complex market for AFFS including the high price of crude oil, challenges of crude supply, pressures to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) ...

  • Next Alternative's Emulsion Fuel Surpassing Expectations

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/27/11 -- Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (FRANKFURT: N4H), recently relayed that the firm has been testing a new formula of Emulsion Fuel that will have significant impact on a variety of energy-related industries. Emulsion Fuel (Em-Fuel) consists of water and petroleum blended on a sub-micron level. Next Alternative (NAI) has already ...


  • Next Alternative's Emulsion Fuel Appropriate for Myriad of Applications

    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 miniscule amount of stabilizing agent which bonds the ...


  • Leading Alternative Fuel Developers Set to Ramp Revenues

    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 ...


    By Lux Research

  • Fuel produced from sunlight, CO2 and water: an alternative for jet fuel?

    Water and carbon dioxide (CO2) can be converted into ‘solar thermochemical fuel’ using energy from the sun and very high temperatures. A new study has analysed the production of this fuel and found that, under favourable future conditions, costs could be as little as €1.28 per litre, with close to zero life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Although suitable as a substitute ...

  • Pall Corp. to Present Membrane-Based Separation Solutions for Alternative Fuels

    Driven by the demand for alternatives to fossil fuels and the challenge to mitigate carbon emissions, algae biomass industry executives around the world are striving to develop and commercialize large-scale algae production. A main hurdle for this is the dewatering step required by many processes after harvesting the biomass. One way to achieve efficient and complete harvest is to employ scalable ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • WIH Resource Group launches Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV) group on LinkedIn

    WIH Resource Group announces the development of the Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV) Group on LinkedIn. The Group was created in response to what WIH Resource Group sees as negative consequences of the United States ever-increasing dependence on foreign oil. In addition, WIH Resource Group believes strongly that the air quality benefits of the use of alternative fueled vehicles, in both personal ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Alternative fuel production technology procured for Merseyside plant expansion

    Leading waste management specialist Avanti Environmental group has invested in new technology for the expansion of its plant in Knowsley, Merseyside. The extended facility is due for commissioning in 2016 and will create additional jobs. Following extensive industry research, the Avanti team has selected a system ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Alternative Fuels Americas Announces Land Agreement in Costa Rica

    NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/10 -- Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NSIHD) announced today that it has secured an option on an additional 200 hectares of land in Costa Rica. The Company now has access to more than 5,000 hectares (12,000 acres) of land, with a potential for more than 9.6 million gallons of biodiesel annually -- which is expected to generate over ...


  • RFA: Biogas may have more potential than UCO as an alternative fuel

    Biofuel made from used cooking oil remains a “niche” product but biogas could have much more scope, says an industry expert. Revealed in the Renewable Fuels Agency report Year One of the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation for 2008/09, just over 12 per cent of the biofuel supplied to fuel manufacturers in the UK is made from wastes and by-products, such as used cooking oil (UCO), tallow – animal ...

  • ILG Energy Weighs In on Natural Gas, Alternative Fuel Debate

    America's supply of natural gas has reached historic highs in 2012, and with this surplus there have been numerous benefits. The price of natural gas has fallen, making it more affordable than ever before. Meanwhile, many energy industry insiders have speculated that natural gas production could ultimately prove a long-term solution to the nation's energy needs. With these numerous benefits ...


  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...

  • As Oil Prices Rise Next Alternative's Emulsion Fuel Technology Stands as Prominent and Viable Alternative

    Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), has relayed that in light of the continual rise in the cost of petroleum, the company's Emulsion Fuel is emerging as one of the few feasible solutions. Crude oil prices recently topped $100 per barrel. With the current unrest in the Middle East, it's likely that the prices will continue to elevate. Many analysts and have pegged $120 a ...


  • Jeffrey Rader Corporation selected as supplier of Alternative Fuel Boiler Feed System

    Woodruff, SC - Jeffrey Rader Corporation, a leading equipment supplier of material handling equipment to the energy and forest products industries, has been awarded a significant contract to supply an alternative fuel material handling and boiler feed system in Jeonju, South Korea. The system will be part of a 100MW cogeneration plant that will supply power and process steam for the Korean ...


    By TerraSource Global

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