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.
Distilled biodiesel has many benefits over petroleum-based diesel. This is a cost-effective choice for businesses and residents operating and maintaining trucks. It is not only good for the health of the environment, but it is an economical alternative to burning fossil fuels to produce and purify. Biofuel, such as biodiesel, is a sustainable product that… Read More.
Once derided as a relic of a bygone era, the electric vehicle has made a comeback with a vengeance. Within a few years, electric vehicles have gone from museum pieces to playthings of the rich to being the future of the automobile. Yet how can electric vehicles compete with gasoline vehicles? To understand where the future is… Read More.