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Spanish Scientists Search for Fuel of the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: fuel, Spanish scientist, bio-oil, petroleum )

Anna
- 1269 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In a forest of tubes eight metres high in eastern Spain scientists hope they have found the fuel of tomorrow: bio-oil produced with algae mixed with carbon dioxide from a factory.Almost 400 of the green tubes, filled with millions of microscopic algae....
Top 15 Unexpected Uses For Biodiesel
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B100, B20, biodiesel, biofuels, bioheat, bioremediation, diesel, electricity, energy, fuel cells, Green, guide, howto, hydrogen, oil, petroleum, renewable energy, renewable power, resources, top10 )

Clayton
- 2369 days ago - gas2.org
While virtually everyone is familiar with the use of biodiesel as a substitute for diesel fuel, a few novel uses may not have crossed your radar. Biodiesel can produce hydrogen, clean up oil spills, degrease your tools, heat your home, and more.
Switchgrass Could Displace 30% of US Petroleum Usage With 94% GHG Reduction : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biofuels, cellulosic ethanol, ethanol, oil, petroleum, research, science, study, switchgrass, transportation )

Clayton
- 2382 days ago - gas2.org
Switchgrass has been shown to produce 540% more energy than was used to grow, harvest, and process it into cellulosic ethanol, while reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 94% when compared to gasoline. It could potentially displace 30% of US fuel.
Study: Buying Biodiesel May Be A Gamble : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B20, biodiesel, driving, fuel, gas, oil, petroleum, radiocarbon, research, science, study, transportation )

Clayton
- 2390 days ago - gas2.org
If you ever buy retail biodiesel for your diesel vehicle, it turns out you might not be getting exactly what you paid for--or you may be getting quite a bit more. A new study from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute found wide variation in biodiesel blends.
A Biodiesel Prius? VW To Release 69.9 MPG Diesel Hybrid : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, automobiles, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, electric, fuel, fuel economy, Green, hybrid, mileage, petroleum, transportation, VW )

Clayton
- 2392 days ago - gas2.org
Toyota may lose its high-mileage stranglehold on the U.S. auto industry, thanks to Volkswagon's new Golf hybrid-electric diesel. At 69.9 MPG, the new model is a serious contender for high-mileage biodiesel usage with a ridiculously low-emissions profile.
Cellulosic Ethanol Sugar Diverted to Algae Biodiesel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: algaculture, algae, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, energy, fuel, Green, Josh Tickell, oil, petroleum, Solazyme, technology, transporation )

Clayton
- 2431 days ago - gas2.org
A new biofuel company is going to combine cellulosic ethanol and algae biodiesel production technology, because they think it provides a more positive energy balance. Solazyme will be buying sugar from cellulosic ethanol companies to feed to algae.
   

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