Posts Tagged ‘Biofuel’

First Flying “Eco” Car That Will Take Off To Timbuktu

Monday, January 12, 2009 12:00 No Comments

A British adventurer leave London this week and will go to Timbuktu, Mali at the board of a flying car powered by biofuel.The trip will take about 42 days, and Neil Laughton plans to fly over the Pyrenees to Andorra, and then through air over Gibraltar.

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World’s First Farm Fueled With Biogas From Walnut Shells

Friday, January 9, 2009 2:21 1 Comment

Dixon Ridge Farm, situated in Sacramento, California, generates energy from vaporized walnut shells. The farm’s generator uses a technology called “flash pyrolysis” which transforms the walnut shells into biogas. The walnut shells are burned in the BioMax generator which converts these into sufficient gas to power a 1,000 square-foot storage refrigerator.

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First Air New Zealand Flight Using Jatropha-Based Biofuel

Monday, January 5, 2009 11:50 No Comments

Air New Zealand has achieved the first flight using fuel from jatropha oil in proportion of 50% for one of  its four engines. A 747 airplane which belongs to the company has left the Auckland International Airport on December 29 and made a two-hour flight. One of its four engines was filled with 50 percent [...]

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In The Future The Cars Will Run On Coffee

Friday, December 12, 2008 14:33 2 Comments

The coffee grounds can be a cheap and environment-friendly source of biofuel for cars, according to a group of researchers from Nevada. Experts Mano Misra, Susanta Mohapatra and Narasimharao Kondamudi, found out that the coffee grounds could contribute with approximately 340 million barrels to the global biodiesel stock.  In addition, the high content of antioxidant [...]

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A 15.5 Million Investment In The Biofuel Algae Cultivation

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 10:48 No Comments

15.5 million dollars is the amount that a company called Solix Biofuels situated in California will invest in a algae farm to produce biofuel at the highest rate so far, between 5 and 6,000 liters per hectare. The farm is situated on the Indian reservation of the Ute tribe, near Durango. The optimal conditions for [...]

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Green Fuel From Tree Fungus!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 10:48 No Comments

According to U.S. scientists, a tree fungus could provide ecological fuel that can be pumped directly into vehicles. The organism, which was discovered in the Patagonian rainforest, naturally produces in a mixture of chimcale that is very similar to diesel, informs The Guradian. Fungus, called Gliocladium roseum, grows inside the ulmo tree in northern Patagonia [...]

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Boeing Planes Will Run On Biofuel

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 8:59 2 Comments

In about 3 years planes will run on biofuels, said the Boeing representatives. Darrin Morgan, an expert in environmental issues said that now is expected licenses for the use of biofuels. ” The approvals will be granted more quickly than is anticipated, we believe that in three years, maybe even faster, our planes will use [...]

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