bio-diesel

Bullet 580, Worlds’ largest airship fuelled with algae based bio-diesel

May 25, 2010 / No Comments

Airships have undergone little evolution Post-WWII and sadly, these were restricted to advertisements, which offered us a glimpse of them every now and then. However, pulling them out of this oblivion into the 21st century, E-Green Technologies successfully finished the inflation of the worlds’ largest airship Bullet 580 inside Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery, Alabama.

Bio-Grow uses e-waste to produce bio-fuel for future cars

May 12, 2010 / No Comments

No need to worry anymore about ways to dispose off your electronic waste especially computers because now you can use it grow bio-fuel. Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created Bio-Grow, an algae bio-reactor.

Ultrasound technology to ensure cheaper bio-fuel production

May 6, 2010 / No Comments

Man is relentlessly dabbling with technology in search for newer and cheaper bio-fuels to ensure a civilizational shift to alternative fuel resources that are environmentally friendly. One of the major reasons that prevents large scale use of bio-fuel is the complicated and time-consuming process involved in producing it.

Official Vehicles in Madrid to Use Clean Fuels by 2011

May 14, 2008 / 1 Comment

photo by vr2006 With 1.8 million cars counting for 75-percent of the air pollution, Madrid is one of Spain's most polluted cities. Recently the City Hall announced that their official vehicles will "turn green" by 2011 using clean fuels like bio-diesel, ethanol, natural gas or even running on electricity. Madrid also joined the BEST (BioEthanol for Sustainable Transport) European project to ...

Earthrace, Biodiesel-Powered Trimaran Around the World

May 8, 2008 / 1 Comment

Designed as "a rally car but for oceans", Earthrace is a trimaran running on 100-percent pure biodiesel that wishes to set an around-the-world speed record with a net zero carbon footprint. They tried to break the record in 2007, but mechanical problems kept them from finishing the race. The boat is famous not only for being featured on lots of news ...