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  • Economical production of alternative - Fuels for Calciner Firing

    If you want efficient plants for turning municipal, commercial and industrial waste into fuel, you first have to define the end product. Especially in the single-stage production of fluidised bed fractions for thermal processing in cement-kilns / calciners , it is vital that the shredding systems work, for the most part, extremely robustly and reliably around the clock – since one single ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • Is there a best practice alternative fuel production process for the cement industry?

    With such a fragmented waste landscape across the globe, is it possible to create a best practice waste to energy process to feed alternative fuel to the cement industry? That was the question that international journal ‘World Cement’ put to Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s Head of Business Unit Waste, a few weeks ago... “If we were to provide an over-arching statement about the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • EcoPlus, Inc. Offers Update on Pending Commitment to Develop the Company’s Alternative Fuel Production Plants

    CHARLOTTE, NC - EcoPlus, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ECPL) announced today that it has made progress towards completing an agreement with Alliance Development Group LLC for the purchase of license rights to the Company’s patent-pending, commercially proven technology for turning brown grease restaurant refuse into a high quality, solid fuel product, as well as for the direct funding to build up to five ...


    By EcoPlus Inc.

  • 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) ...

  • 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 ...

  • Investors Pump $930 Million into Alternative Fuel Technologies

    In 2010, investors gave $930 million to alternative fuels start-ups, a four-year low. However, investment has dramatically climbed to an all-time high of $698 million for companies with flexible technologies that can use a variety of feedstocks or generate diverse end products. As this trend continues, start-ups stuck with less flexible technologies will be ...


    By Lux Research

  • GE Opens Innovation Center for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Solutions

    GE Capital Fleet Services announced today the opening of its Vehicle Innovation Center, a world-class facility that provides businesses, industry groups and researchers with a first-hand experience with alternative fuel vehicles and enabling GE technologies. The first-of-its-kind center reinforces GE’s commitment to the deployment of more efficient vehicles in ...


    By General Electric

  • Rolls-Royce and British Airways to test alternative airline fuels

    Starting next year, the Rolls-Royce Group and British Airways hope to test up to four airplane fuel alternatives to kerosene. The companies are asking suppliers to provide fuel samples for testing in 2009. The companies are seeking fuels that perform as well as kerosene but emit fewer greenhouse gases. They are also taking into account if production of the fuels will have detrimental effects on ...

  • General Motors Trials MagneGas™ Alternative Metal-Working Fuel

    MagneGas Corp. (OTCBB: MNGA; MNGAD) is now supplying General Motors (NYSE: GM) with its MagneGas™ fuel. MagneGas Corp. converts liquid-based materials into hydrogen-based fuel, removing acetylene from the process. GM is trialing the fuel in maintenance and metal-working activities at its Grand Blanc Weld & Tool Center in Flint, Mich.  MagneGas will ship their fuel cylinders ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • 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, ...


    By Axion Group

  • Linde to highlight LNG technology and benefits at alternate fuels conference

    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 going through the roof. Fleet owner CEOs ...


    By Linde Group

  • GE, Ford Collaborate on Alternative Fuel Vehicle Adoption and Research

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced a collaboration with Ford Motor Co. in which the company will purchase 2,000 new Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids for its fleet. As part of the collaboration, Ford will jointly market GE’s alternative fuel infrastructure solutions to commercial customers and provide new alternative fuel vehicles for use at ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • MagneGas Wins `Best Alternative Fuel Solutions Award` from The New Economy

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, has been named The New Economy's overall winner of the Best Alternative Fuel Solutions 2015 award category. This award recognizes MagneGas for its success in using the patented Plasma-Arc Gasification to ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

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