Browsing the "Alternative Fuels" Tag

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First US Power-to-Gas Plants Open in California and Colorado

Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) is bringing science fiction to life, launching two demonstration projects to create and test a carbon-free, power-to-gas system for the first time ever in the U.S. The technology converts electricity into gaseous energy and could provide North America with a large-scale, cost-effective solution for storing excess energy produced from renewable […]

April 24th

Farmers Get Energy From Coffee Wastewater

UTZ Certified publishes the results of a four-year project on coffee wastewater treatment The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that it is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills. The project started in 2010 with the goal of addressing environmental […]

August 28th

Biomass Electricity Could Fuel Future of Electric Vehicles

Thanks to Greenwire for this interesting news about a potential future fuel for electric vehicles – biomass electricity: The federal policy used to build up the nation’s ethanol and advanced biofuel capacity could soon be harnessed to spur the development of electric vehicle infrastructure. In a final rule issued last week, U.S. EPA said it […]

July 9th

Xcel Energy Seeks More Renewables in New Mexico

SPS is seeking, on an annual basis, approximately 88,705 MWh of “other” renewable energy generation as defined by the New Mexico Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), or an equivalent amount of biogas of approximately 665,300 MMBtu (one million British thermal units) to be in commercial operation no later than January 1, 2015. SPS prefers that the biomass resources be located in New Mexico.

August 1st

Solar-Powered Biodiesel Station Opens in Atlanta

More information on biodiesel, thanks to Jake Richardson, writing for Clean Technica. [repostus hash=bb5a60b8479bb86525d09dc06437f3d9 title=Solar-Powered+Biodiesel+Station+Opens+in+Atlanta host=Clean+Technica short=1fIxt snip=As+someone+who+runs+biodiesel+in+a+thirty-year+old+Mercedes+diesel+sedan%2C%C2%A0it+was+very+pleasing+to+hear+of+the+opening+of+a+new+biodiesel+fuel+station%C2%A0in+Atlanta.+Located+at+250+Arizona+Ave.+NE+and+providing+B100+and+B20%2C+the+new+station+is+the+result+of+a+partnership+between+the+Southern+Alliance%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2326917 jump=1]

June 30th

Renewable Energy Group Now Offering Biodiesel via New Lebanon, Ohio Terminal

Terminal located near major diesel terminals; offers fast, convenient splash blending Petroleum marketers now have access to high quality, large volume quantities of biodiesel from a new terminal in southwest Ohio. The nation’s leading biodiesel producer and marketer, Renewable Energy Group (REG), today announced a new terminal agreement for B100/B99 splash blending near Lebanon, Ohio. The […]

June 29th

On Building & Driving a Solar Car…

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June 12th

West Coast Electric Highway Expands

Great news learning that a non-fossil fuel transportation link can now help power EV drivers from the Mexican border to Canada. West Coast Electric Highway Expands to Washington, Now Extends to Canadian Border (via Clean Technica) The future is now looking far brighter for West Coast EV owners. What is known to EV champion as […]

May 31st