biofuels

Indigo Air Hops On to A320 Neo Fuel-efficient Jets

January 17, 2011 / No Comments

This may be considered as a giant step in the area of greener air travels, but, considering the number of jets in the air, it is noteworthy. Indian airliner IndiGo  has become the first buyer of 150 Airbus A320 neo fuel-efficient jets, and this is regarded as the single largest order in commercial aviation history.

Biofuel Rules Will Hamper Green Industry

May 7, 2009 / No Comments

California regulators have passed some new rules that will ban storing some types of biodiesel underground. The fear is the new rule will hamper the fledgling green industry. "...gas stations, fleet yards and others who distribute the increasingly popular 'green' fuel can only store biodiesel blends of up to 20 percent in underground tanks, even if the tanks are double-walled." The tanks ...

Biofuels Could Be Banned in Muslim Countries

February 25, 2009 / 2 Comments

Although biofuels help fight gobal warming by potentially helping us to respond to the challenges we face, it's true that there are drawbacks associated with them. Like threatens for food prices to drive up in poor countries or negative effects on soil protection and bio-diversity. However, we're pretty sure these are not the reasons why Muslims may prohibit use of ...

China Will Not Sacrifice Food for Fuel. Experts Debate!

June 12, 2008 / No Comments

The dude who helped co-draft China's national energy strategy, Song Yanqin, participated at Asia Clean Energy Forum 2008 and said that "food security comes first in China, more important than fuel". He went on to explain that China has no plan to sacrifice food for fuel. Biofuels can find another source, dang it. China is hungry. We want to ...

Aircraft manufacturing giants to test biofuels

March 19, 2008 / No Comments

by aslaugsvava If last month Virgin Atlantic tested a Boeing 747 running with 80 percent normal fuel mixed with 20 percent biofuel, but Continental Airlines wants their own piece of the pie.The company  partnered with Boeing and GE Aviation to demonstrate in the first half of the next year (2009)  an aircraft running on bio-fuels. From what I understand it's ...