Archive for the ‘Fuels’ Category

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Chevron’s Search for Alternative Fuel Have Gone Awry

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Chevron’s Search for Alternative Fuel Have Gone Awry Chevron Corp.’s pursuit to turn plants into alternative fuel for profitable large-scale production has come to naught.[...]
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First Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens in US

Posted on September 5th, 2014 by

First Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens in US A joint venture of Poet LLC and Royal DSM NV opened a cellulosic-ethanol plant in Iowa with[...]
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U.K. Treatment Facility Turns Waste into Black Gold

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

U.K. Treatment Facility Turns Waste into Black Gold Manchester’s Davyhulme treatment facility, which handles the sewage of 1.2 million people, is now utilizing thermal hydrolysis[...]
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Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles A new report published over at Hybrid Cars reveals[...]
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$80 Million Staked by World’s Biggest Biogas Project on 88 Hog Manure Lagoons

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

$80 Million Staked by World’s Biggest Biogas Project on 88 Hog Manure Lagoons In what is billed as the largest biogas project of its kind,[...]
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Global Gasoline Consumption Set to Plummet

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Global Gasoline Consumption Set to Plummet According to Navigant Research, gasoline consumption for road transportation will drop by 4% from 2014 to 2035 as more[...]
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Pennsylvania Sues Oil Firms Over Gas Additive Pollution

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by

Pennsylvania Sues Oil Firms Over Gas Additive Pollution Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., BP Plc and Citgo were among oil companies accused by Pennsylvania of[...]
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Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline Al Gore, who considers the Keystone XL pipeline as an atrocity, said he thinks President Barack Obama is[...]
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Solar Jet Fuel from Sunlight, Water and CO2

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

Solar Jet Fuel from Sunlight, Water and CO2 Researchers from the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project have succeeded in making solar jet fuel from practically nothing but[...]
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Can Hydrogen Fueling Stations Be Far Behind? 1st Part

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

This piece is a sequel to, “Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells Vehicles Dead on Arrival?” What follows is a deeper look at the infrastructure, specifically hydrogen[...]
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Can Hydrogen Fueling Stations Be Far Behind? 2nd Part

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

Read the first part here. Then In 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program. The program, implemented[...]
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Can Hydrogen Fueling Stations Be Far Behind? 3rd Part

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

Read the second part here. Notes: “Totals by Fuel” include all 50 states and District of Columbia. Electric charging units, or EVSE, are counted once[...]
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Fate of Keystone Pipeline in the Hands of Nebraskan Jurists

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

Fate of Keystone Pipeline in the Hands of Nebraskan Jurists The focus of the Keystone XL pipeline debate has shifted from a fierce lobbying strife[...]
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U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by

U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel Researchers at the Unites States’ Naval Research Laboratory had found a way to extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen[...]
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Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells Vehicles Dead On Arrival?

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

The national vision by politicians, economists, industrialists and environmentalists to transition to hydrogen economy by 2030 seems deadlocked, with hydrogen fuel cells projected to represent[...]
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EPA Adopts Stronger Standards on Gasoline and Cars to Reduce Smog

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

EPA Adopts Stronger Standards on Gasoline and Cars to Reduce Smog The U.S. EPA has finalized new gasoline and car standards to reduce soot and[...]