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  • Teaching a microbe to make fuel

    Genetically modified organism could turn carbon dioxide or waste products into a gasoline-compatible transportation fuel. Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office. You can read the original new in MIT News A humble soil ...

  • Innovation to drive cuts in Carbon Capture and Storage costs

    The winners of an £20m competition for innovative projects to reduce the cost of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) development were announced today. Universities and world leading energy and technology companies at the cutting edge of CCS research are among the 13 projects that have been awarded the money from the UK’s CCS £125m research and development fund. CCS technology, if ...

  • EPA Issues Proposed Expansion to Comparable Fuels Exclusion

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to allow certain manufacturing waste to be safely burned for energy recovery in industrial boilers. This action will remove unnecessary regulatory costs while maintaining current levels of protection of human health and ...

  • SD business case – clean conventional fuels

    The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s crude oil requirements will increase by at least 20% by 2025. As the Canadian and global demand for oil continues to grow, and with current oil prices passing US$100/barrel in 2008, many projects which were previously not viable are now attractive for investment. This creates an increasingly pressing need to address the environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • ASTM D975 - 11b Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils

    This specification covers seven grades of diesel fuel oils suitable for various types of diesel engines. These grades are: Grade No. 1-D S15; Grade No. 1-D S500; Grade No. 1-D S5000; Grade No. 2-D S15; Grade No. 2-D S500; Grade No. 2-D S5000; and Grade No. 4-D. The requirements specified for diesel fuel oils shall be determined in accordance with the following test methods: flash point; cloud ...


    By ASTM International

  • Berkeley Lab and China’s Peking University forge ties on carbon capture and storage research

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and China’s Peking University agreed on Nov. 12 to jointly pursue the development of safe and effective carbon capture and storage techniques. This technology holds strong promise to help mitigate climate change by capturing carbon dioxide from major sources, such as coal-burning power plants, and injecting it deep underground for permanent storage. A ...

  • SECA fuel cell technology proves successful in US Navy`s proof-of-concept testing

    Two technologies developed under the US Department of Energy's Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance (SECA) fuel cell program recently passed successful proof-of-concept tests by the US Navy's Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division located in Newport, Rhode Island. The tests mark a breakthrough for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)-based power systems and reflect the potential of SOFC technology for ...

  • Stourbridge man to pay over £5,000 for illegal waste activities

    Yesterday, 29 October 2013, John Parsons of St Marks Road, Lye, Stourbridge, was sentenced at Redditch Magistrates’ Court to four charges relating to illegal waste activities. He pleaded guilty at an earlier court hearing. The 36 year-old was fined £1,500, ordered to pay £4,096.05 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge totalling £5,716.05. The charges were ...

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Blue ribbon commission on America’s nuclear future charter

    The Secretary of Energy, acting at the direction of the President, is establishing the Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, including all alternatives for the storage, processing, and disposal of civilian and defense used nuclear fuel, high-level waste, and materials derived from nuclear activities.  Specifically, the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • MACPRESSE @GLOBAL CEMFUELS, Prague, Czech Republic, 22-23 February 2016

    The Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition opens its doors in Prague on 22 and 23 February 2016. It is the world’s most important annual conference specialised in alternative fuels for the cement and lime industry, attracting delegates ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Natural Gas Trucks and Buses on the Road Worldwide Will Reach 3.7 Million by 2022

    New drilling techniques and pipelines have made natural gas (NG) a significantly more competitive vehicle fuel than it was a decade ago, even as truck and bus fleet operators increasingly look for alternative fuels to fulfill their needs at lower costs and with lower emissions. The result is an expansion of the market for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses that run on natural gas. ...

  • China and Europe join forces on `clean coal`

    A joint initiative between China and Europe has paved the way for the development of efficient and low-carbon energy systems using coal.  The researchers believe that international collaboration - and in particular an initiative called cooperation action with China (under the COACH project) - will speed up the development of polygeneration plants. These plants produce other coal-based fuels at ...

  • Eaton Chief Scientist Co-Authors SAE Book on Advanced Hybrid Technologies for Commercial Vehicles

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Chief Scientist Dr. Haoran Hu has co-authored a book entitled “Advanced Hybrid Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles.” Published by SAE International, the 404-page book details the latest trends and technologies in the rapidly developing hybrid commercial vehicle market. Hybrid powertrains, which have become ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Commission drops low-carbon energy target

    The European commission appears to have dropped the idea of proposing an EU target for the share of low-carbon energy use by 2020, judging by the final draft of a major energy policy paper due to be published on Wednesday and seen by ENDS. The term 'low-carbon' refers to any energy source that produces little or no carbon dioxide emissions, such as renewables, nuclear, or fossil fuels with carbon ...

  • NEWGENS signed LOI for a large waste-to-energy plant in Greece

    NEWGENS, a Swiss company specializing in revolutionary plants waste-to-energy, signed an important LOI for the realization of a plant in Greece.120,000 tonnes/year of urban waste will be eliminated with high production of green-energy 66 MW/h. Storage of CO2 (E290 to sell to the agricultural and food-industry).ZERO EMISSIONS in the atmosphere and the environment.The plant will be built ...


  • BHS-Sonthofen: Cost-effective recycling – even for small quantities of scrap

    BHS-Sonthofen developed the new, very compact, modular Eco-Impact recycling system especially for throughputs of up to 2 t/h and for use at different locations. It crushes electrical and electronic equipment that is no longer used and has its own complete manual sorting line as well as an automatic separation system for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. This means that the system is ideal for ...


    By BHS-Sonthofen GmbH

  • Macpresse@Pollutec, Lyon, 29th November - 2nd December 2016

    POLLUTEC 2016, tone of the biggest environmental innovation exhibitions, is opening its doors for the 27th time from 29th November until 2nd December in Lyon. As France’s premier event in the industry since 1978, it has ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

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