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New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

RICHLAND, Wash. -- To use hydrogen as a clean energy source, some engineers want to pack hydrogen into a larger molecule, rather than compressing the gas into a tank. A gas flows easily out of a tank, but getting hydrogen out of a molecule requires a catalyst. Now, researchers reveal new details a...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

GreenHouse is teaming-up with beer pioneer Karl Strauss Brewing Company to convert spent beer yeast into ethanol fuel for California residents and businesses alike. San Diego, CA (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- GreenHouse is teaming-up with beer pioneer Karl Strauss Brewing Co...

New fuel cell catalyst uses 2 metals

Material scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique for a bimetallic fuel cell catalyst that is efficient, robust and two to five times more effective than commercial catalysts. The novel technique eventually will enable a cost effective fuel cell technology, which...

Sugarcane Ethanol Industry Eager to Implement U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) welcomed today's White House announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will finally publish proposed rules to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). UNICA confirmed that it would subm...

New Website Offers Fuel Saving Products Such as Hydrogen Injection Systems and Hydrogen Generators

HHOMonster.com launches it's website full of products that help burn gasoline more efficiently. Eustis, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2009 -- HHOMonster.com (HHOMonster LLC), a company located near Orlando, Florida, has become an authorized dealer of many high quality, Hydrogen...

Brown chemists create more efficient palladium fuel cell catalysts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Even small devices need power, and much of that juice comes from fuel cells. As these devices become even smaller, the rush is on to find more efficient ways to power them. In the last several years, scientists have discovered that palladium, a metal, is a s...

Multisol France on Track to Sell 250 Tons of International Fuel Technology, Inc. Fuel Additive Formulations

Multisol France realizes recurring revenue from the sale of International Fuel Technology, Inc. fuel additive formulations and is on track to sell over 250 tons of it during the first year of its distribution agreement with IFT. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 4, 2009 --...

New catalyst paves the path for ethanol-powered fuel cells

UPTON, NY A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, has developed a new catalyst that could make ethanol-powered fuel cells feasible. The highly efficient ...

N-Viro Fuel Technology Receives Alternative Energy Status From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- N-Viro International Corporation, (OTC Bulletin Board: NVIC), an environmental and materials operating company that owns patented technologies to convert various types of waste into beneficial alternative fuel products, announces its renewable biofuel tech...

Governor Rendell Says Life Science Industry Will Fuel New Breakthroughs, Generate Jobs for Decades to Come

Encourages Forum Attendees to Keep up Fight, Restore U.S.'s Leadership PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's commitment to developing and diversifying its biotechnology business sector has helped it to weather the economic downturn and set the stage for future o...

ETS Laboratories Offers New Process Optimization Tools to the Fuel Ethanol Industry

ETS Laboratories announces the exclusive licensing of DxS Scorpions™ technology to test for contaminant microorganisms that reduce yields in biofuel fermentations. Process optimization and targeted control of contaminant microbes can increase profitability. St. H...

Breakthrough Technology Makes High Octane Fuel Obsolete

Has high octane fuel just become obsolete? EnviroChip™ white papers show how consumers like you can save as much as 30¢ per gallon without sacrificing performance or damaging your engine. Denver (PRWEB) July 28, 2008 -- White papers released today by Advance...

U.S. Automakers Welcome Utility Partners To FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership

DEARBORN, Mich., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), whose members are Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation, welcomed the addition of electric utility partners to the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership, as announced by ...

Coapt Systems New CEO, Laureen DeBuono, to Fuel Company's Growth and Product Innovation

Experienced Medical Device Executive and Former CFO of Thermage Inc. To Drive Coapt's Growth In New Markets, Including Non-Invasive Aesthetics PALO ALTO, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Coapt Systems, Inc., developer of bioabsorbable implants for the fixation of soft tissue in the plastic, ...

Live Demos With Hydrogen, New Fuel Cell Products

90 Exhibitors from 11 Countries at the NHA Conference & Hydrogen Expo SACRAMENTO, California, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Near-to-market products are the focus of the upcoming Hydrogen Expo US, held with the National Hydrogen Association's (NHA) Annual Conference, on March 30 - April 1 at the Sa...

Virgin Atlantic to Offer Zero-Emissions GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Limousines to Upper Class Passengers

- Hydrogen-powered Chevrolet Equinox car to be used for limo service - Fuel Cell Technology On The Ground in Los Angeles and planned for New York - Governments should be building hydrogen filling stations in key cities to encourage fast...

Experiments reveal unexpected activity of fuel cell catalysts

UPTON, NY -- Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energys Brookhaven National Laboratory have unveiled important details about a class of catalysts that could help improve the performance of fuel cells. With the goal of producing clean hydrogen for fuel cell reactions in mind, the researchers det...

E-Rad Solutions Selects Compressus' Enterprise Systems Integration Technology to Fuel Entry Into Teleradiology Market

MEDxConnect(TM) System Provides Ability to Integrate with Multiple Disparate PACS and RIS Systems Simultaneously to Improve Physician Efficiency and Diagnostic Turnaround CHICAGO, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- RSNA Booth #5924 -- Compressus Inc., makers of the MEDxConnect(TM) t...

Biotechnology Needed to Help Meet Growing Global Needs for Food, Feed, Fuel and Materials, DuPont Chairman & CEO Says at World Food Prize

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont Chairman and CEO Charles O. Holliday, Jr., today told participants at the World Food Prize that biotechnology will enable the world to keep pace with the rapid growth in global demand for food, feed, fuel and materials. "Biotechnology...

Powered by olive stones? Turning waste stones into fuel

Olive stones can be turned into bioethanol, a renewable fuel that can be produced from plant matter and used as an alternative to petrol or diesel. This gives the olive processing industry an opportunity to make valuable use of 4 million tonnes of waste in olive stones it generates every year and ...

Modine explores making components for fuel cell vehicles

Milwaukee Modine Manufacturing Company in Racine is providing heat-transfer components for new fuel-cell vehicles developed by Volskwagen Inc. , the company said on Wednesday. The parts are for use in the Touran HyMotion, the automotive company's new hybrid vehicle. Modine's mass heat tra...

Doyle, Kind call for higher renewable fuel standard

West Salem, Wis. - With only a modest renewable fuel standard contained in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 , Gov. Jim Doyle and Congressman Ron Kind have called for a much stronger federal renewable fuel standard. During a campaign appearance at the Farmers Cooperative Shipping and Supply A...

UW-Madison dean predicts bio-economy will fuel Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. - Molly Jahn is a realist, and she's telling anyone within ear shot that Wisconsin has a realistic chance to lead the drive toward energy independence. Molly Jahn The new dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison , J...

Analysis of Fuel Oxygenates by U.S. EPA Method 8260B Using Headspace Trap with GC/MS

Author: Heidi Grecsek PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences 710 Bridgeport Avenue Shelton, CT 06484 Introduction The Clean Air Act amendments of 1990 require that oxygenated compounds be added to gasoline to produce ...

Biodiesel plant being built in DeForest to make alternative fuel

Anamax Corporation broke ground Monday on a new biodiesel plant in DeForest, the largest of its kind in the state at 12,300 square feet and an expected output of 20 million gallons of biodiesel annually. Biodiesel is a biodegradable, non-toxic fuel made from vegetable oil or animal byproducts th...

NorthStar finds cancer-fighting use for nuclear fuel

Janesville, Wis. - Fighting cancer and disposing of excess nuclear fuel may seem like disparate goals at first glance. However, a small company in Janesville has obtained the rights to a technology that promises to tackle both problems simultaneously. NorthStar Nuclear Medicine, Inc. , an ear...

Glue made from ethanol leftovers might be worth more than fuel

Madison, Wis. - Mixing up a batch of ethanol from alfalfa or switchgrass isn't nearly as efficient as creating it from corn, but that doesn't mean growing grass crops for fuel won't pay, says Paul Weimer. Rather than dwelling on finding ways to squeeze extra ethanol out of biomass from crops s...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...nell University (Ithaca, NY) $17.5 million for five years to understand and control the nature, structure, and dynamics of reactions at electrodes in fuel cells, batteries, solar photovolataics, and catalysts. University of Delaware (Newark, DE) - $17.5 million for five years to design and characteri...

Growth spurts

...wook Jun and Christian Kisielowski. Nanocrystals are projected to play important roles in a wide-ranging number of technologies including solar and fuel cell, catalysis, electronics and photonics, medicine, and imaging and sensing. The key to success will be the ability to synthesis nanocrystals with d...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

... to universities like UCLA for innovative technology. It is fitting then to have these startup companies embedded within the CNSI, whose mission is to fuel economic development by nurturing novel technologies and transferring them from the lab to the clinical arena and commercial market." "We look forw...

VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

...ck, a 30MW power plant uses about $20,000 worth of fuel each day, or more than $7.3 million a year. Accord...s power plant operators typically look for 20-year fuel supply agreements with extension options. B...s of those crops occur at different times, and the fuel quality of the waste varies with each crop. To red...

Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions

... Dow and Nasdaq, which closed the month up 8.6 percent and 7.8 percent respectively marking their best performance for a July in years. Helping fuel investors' enthusiasm was Human Genome Sciences whose shares jumped a whopping 395 percent in July on news of positive results for its experimental lu...

Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released

...ossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing emiss...ority for scientific commercialization of Jatropha fuel crop. The CJP is only the premier organization t...ossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing emiss...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...ossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing emiss...ority for scientific commercialization of Jatropha fuel crop. The CJP is only the premier organizatio...ossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing emiss...

America's Organic Home-Fueling Movement Begins in Los Angeles

...tank at home has arrived! The first of the revolutionary portable home micro-refinery systems that turns organic waste into a high performance ethanol fuel for cars was installed Thursday night at a home in Pacific Palisades, near Los Angeles, California. GreenHouse introduced the first E-Fue...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

...nformation on Verenium, visit www.verenium.com. About BP BP is of one of the world's largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. It is the largest oil and gas producer ...

Ricardo Launches Consortium to Evaluate Lubricant Challenges of Future Low Carbon Engine Technologies

...al demand to reduce CO2 emissions and take vehicle fuel economy to new levels, significant innovations in ...ificant improvements in diesel and gasoline engine fuel economy will require an integrated approach betwee...tential benefits in terms of friction reduction on fuel consumption, and lubricant effects on emissions an...

GreenHouse Debuts the World's First E-Fuel MicroFuelerTM in Los Angeles

...ro-refinery system that turns organic waste into a high performance ethanol fuel for cars. The first installation of the E-Fuel MicroFueler will be made in...use of E-Fuel100 an option for people who want to gain control over vehicle fuel costs and take active steps towards improving the environment," said U...

4th BTLtec Conference on 24-25 Sep in Graz, Austria features Biomass to Liquids Innovators Sharing Updates on Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies, Syngas Application, BTL Value Chain and a Site Visit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant.

...lanned on the September 25, 2009. The combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Güssing, Austria started operations in January 2002. The plant has a fuel capacity of 8 MW and an electrical output of about 2 MWel with an electrical efficiency of about 25 %. Biomass CHP Plant Güssing has also develop...

LS9's UltraClean Diesel Exceeds United States & Brazilian Fuels Specifications

...nhouse gas emissions when compared to conventional fuel production. In addition, LS9 UltraClean™ Di...precisely tailor LS9 end products to have improved fuel properties such as cetane, volatility, oxidative s...rietary biofuels that are compatible with existing fuel distribution and consumer infrastructure, as well ...
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