For over a decade, companies have promised a future of renewable fuel from algae. Investors interested in moving the world away from fossil fuel have contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to the effort, and with good reason. Algae replicate quickly, requiring little more than water and sunlight to accumulate to massive amounts, which then convert atmospheric CO2 into lipids (oils) that can be harvested and readily processed into biodiesel.
Pacific Ethanol and Renewable Energy Group ran up last month for very different reasons, but both remain undervalued by the market. Shares of the nation’s fourth largest ethanol producer, Pacific Ethanol(NASDAQ:PEIX), and the largest U.S. biodiesel producer, Renewable Energy Group(NASDAQ:REGI), turned in
FUKUOKO, Japan Â» When Mutsuro Yuji, chief of the central sewage plant in this southern Japanese city, first heard about the idea of making hydrogen from biogas â€” the combination of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the breakdown of
You can still get your kicks on U.S. Highway Route 66, at least on some parts of it. And, the historic highway, (also known as the Mother Road, the Main Street of America or the Will Rogers Highway) could one
Upgrading My RV Battery Bank and 12 Volt System A LITTLE OF MY RIGS BATTERY HISTORY When we bought our 30 foot Keystone Cougar fifth wheel new it came with one preinstalled deep cycle battery rated at 85 ampere hours.
(Reuters) â€“ A wing of the U.S. Department of Energy focused on breakthrough technologies may soon give billionaire entrepreneur Elon Muskâ€™s most recent foray into energy storage a run for its money, the unitâ€™s director said. Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy,
By any measure, young city dwellers are less and less likely to own a car. And New York City officials have spent millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours ensuring that trend works for the recent grads and young professionals
Most of us naturally believe that being close to nature is good for our well being. But can the benefits be proven and quantified? A new study, published in Scientific Reports last week, has attempted to evaluate just how much