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  • DOE announces US$29.3m in projects for R&D, and alternative vehicle technologies

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six cost-shared research projects for the development and demonstration of alternative vehicle technology projects totaling a DOE investment of up to $14.55 million over three years, subject to annual appropriations. Private sector contributions will further increase the financial investment for a total of up to $29.3 million. The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Household waste fuels the production of Cemex UK cement

    Non-recyclable material from household waste is being used to manufacture cement. Cemex UK, suppliers of cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, are using climafuel in place of fossil fuels to heat the kilns in the production of cement. Climafuel has half the carbon footprint of coke and is made up of 50 per cent biomass. During extensive trials, the use of 30 per cent climafuel as a ...

  • Others may see waste … we see fuel!

    Over recent times there has been a growing debate about the vast amounts of waste that modern living generates.  The main arguments surround firstly the sheer volume of today’s waste accumulation; and secondly the difficulties, cost and the environmental impact involved in the disposal of it.  As one of the world’s leading waste incineration specialists we can see a simple ...

  • Collaboration with Ecotec Solution fuels Italian expansion for UNTHA

    Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA has witnessed significant growth in Italy following a collaboration with one of the country’s leading environmental technology specialists, Ecotec Solution. The experienced waste processing firm supplies systems that turn clients’ residual materials into valuable resources. And in the last 12 ...

  • California Governor Sets Low Carbon Fuel Standard

    SACRAMENTO, California (ENS) - Electric, hybrid and hydrogen vehicles got a power boost today as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an Executive Order establishing the world's first greenhouse gas standard for transportation fuels - the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. Because greenhouse gas emissions 'pose a serious threat to the health of California's citizens and the ...

  • MagneGas Sees Increased Fuel Demand Following FABTECH

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it successfully demonstrated its new MagneGas® 2 product at the FABTECH Expo and received positive feedback from end users at the Expo. MagneGas exhibited at the FABTECH Expo held ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Could fuel pellets pave way for hydrogen economy?

    Hydrogen offers the promise of becoming an important fuel source in the future. With the prospect of zero emissions from motor vehicles, it could be a viable alternative to fossil fuels. However, it can be highly flammable which may lead to problems with storing and transporting it in vehicles. Researchers have now improved on a secure method of hydrogen storage which could overcome this problem. ...

  • U.S. Moves to Become Global Nuclear Fuel Supplier

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The Bush administration is pressing forward with plans to recycle spent nuclear fuel in the United States and supply nuclear fuel to other countries that refrain from building nuclear enrichment or recycling facilities to make their own nuclear fuel. The U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, announced Thursday that it intends to prepare a ...

  • Daimer Ships Electric Pressure Washer as Steam Cleaner Alternative for Food Factory Cleaning

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the internationally recognized American brand of industrial and commercial pressure washer systems, including hot water pressure washer equipment, gas pressure washer machines, and steam pressure washer machines with hundreds of models sold to customers located in 200 nations, is shipping the unique Vapor-Flo® 8410. The machine is an effective and durable 1880 ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Green fuel: Körting as a partner for the construction of bio-ethanol plants

    Supported by Körting, Beta Renewables in Crescentino, Italy, belonging to the Mossi & Ghisolfi consortium, is in the process of constructing its first large-scale industrial plant for the production of bio-ethanol from agricultural waste. More and more companies are profiting internationally from the advantages which these plants of the „second generation“ for the special ...


    By Körting Hannover AG

  • MagneGas Signs $1 Million Fuel Pre-purchase Agreement

     MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that Sustainable Green, a new Seattle-based distributor of industrial gas, has agreed to pre-purchase $1 million worth of MagneGas™ fuel over a two year period. MagneGas ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • IPEC supplied TDP-1 plant for waste tire processing

    TDP-1 plant commissioning works were completed at the landfill of GP KО ЕSОО State Enterprise Waste Management Unified System in Kaliningrad region. IPEC company has designed and manufactured waste tyre pyrolysis plant with a capacity of 100 kg per hour. Batch ...


    By IPEC

  • Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ Powers Gulfstream Flights To NBAA

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ produced using Honeywell's UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process powered demonstration flights by Gulfstream Aerospace to this year's National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention. Five Gulfstream aircraft traveled on October 27and 28 from Gulfstream's headquarters in Savannah, Ga., to Orlando, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Container ports ease away from polluting diesel fuel

    Air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping are bad and getting worse, finds a new study of U.S. ports. Yet, cleaner fuel programs to counteract the pollution problem are progressing now at several of the ports under study, particularly in California. Oceangoing container ships make more than 10,000 visits to ports in the United States each year, burning heavy bunker ...

  • Fuel film galvanizes support in Louisiana for deepwater oil spill solutions

    To coincide with the two month anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that triggered the worst environmental disaster in American history and the June 22nd DVD release of the Sundance Award Winning documentary, FUEL, New Orleans native, filmmaker and alternative fuels activist, Josh Tickell and his producing partner and wife Rebecca Harrell Tickell kicked off a campaign earlier ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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

    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 ...

  • Study: Municipal Solid Waste Could Contribute Significant Supply of Alternative Energy to U.S. Businesses, Communities

    A new study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University has found that if all of the municipal solid waste (MSW) that is currently put into landfills each year in the United ...

  • NCAT Study: Ground Tire Rubber Provides Cost-Effective Alternative to Oil-Derived Polymers for Asphalt

    The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) today announced the results of a study evaluating the role of ground tire rubber powder in asphalt mixture performance. Debunking a common industry belief, the study indicates that the asphalt manufacturing process, whether cryogenic or ambient, does not impact the performance of the rubber material or, ultimately, ...


    By Liberty Tire Recycling

  • Shredder investment reduces fuel consumption by 60% at Waste to Energy plant

    Construction and commercial waste management specialist Rabbit Waste Management Ltd has more than halved the energy required to power its shredding line, resulting in cost savings of approximately £60,000 per year. Rabbit commissioned the UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder in November 2017, in a bid to lower the level of dust, fines, fire risk and noise of its waste processing operation. But ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Bredel hose pumps overcome sewerage challenges at UK fuel stations

    A leading provider to the environmental and industrial sectors has been leveraging the performance attributes of Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) to solve an increasing number of sewerage issues at UK fuel stations. As many UK fuel stations are not connected directly to mains sewerage, Bredel pumps are proving to be a vital option for those seeking an effective ...

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