Did you know that your leftover dinner scraps can be transformed into energy? Biomethanation is a process by which organic remains (such as table scraps) are given a second life as biomethane – a renewable natural gas that has many uses, including providing fuel for vehicle fleets and for heating homes and buildings. Biomethanation reduces… Read More.
As most of us know, gas and diesel-fueled vehicles have negative environmental impacts. Air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and smog are just some examples. As the number of vehicles manufactured utilizing alternative clean fuel technologies grows, these detrimental environmental effects will be reduced significantly and we will see an improvement in our health and the… Read More.
Conserving energy is fundamental to a bright future. It starts by analyzing sources of energy waste and looking at what simple fixes can eliminate the waste. Alternative fuels offer the best long-term solution to our growing energy needs. The switch of many major auto producers to electric vehicles is already changing the infrastructure. And many… Read More.
Change is afoot in the transportation industry. As the fossil fuels that currently power most cars, trucks, buses, airplanes and other forms of transportation become more scarce, more expensive and develop a bad name for sullying and even destroying the environment, there has been a noticeable shift in alternative fuels impact. The focus of the… Read More.
Whether you call it bio-diesel or biodiesel, it is a fuel that is created by chemically reacting fatty acids and alcohol. This is usually accomplished by combining vegetable oil, typically soy or rapeseed, with methanol in the presence of a catalyst (e.g., sodium hydroxide). Usually, biodiesel is blended with traditional petroleum diesel (e.g., B20 is… Read More.