Crude Glycerin from Biofuel Production has Great Unexpected Uses

Glycerin in its pure form is used to manufacture soap, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and many other products, but the crude glycerin is an impure form that is unsuitable for these products. But what if we could use it putting back biodiesel in its correct position of green alternative power source?

How to Build an Electricity-Producing Peltier Gasifier

A gasifier works by decomposing organic matter in an oxygen-free environment at high temperatures and then burning the hydrogen that results from that decomposition....

The Harriet Gas Turbine – World’s Biggest, Greenest, Most Powerful

Harriet , world's most powerful and most majestic gas turbine, capable of powering hundreds of thousands of homes, is now under final testing. If successful,...

Waste Coffee Grounds Can Be Used to Make Biodiesel and Electricity

The American Chemical Society (ACS) 246th National Meeting and Exposition, held between 8th and 12th of September in Indianapolis, yet again impresses the audience...

New Type of Sand to Store Methane Safely and Efficiently

Hydrogen gas is the most clean-burning gas known to man. Yet methane, even if it's a sibling of petrol, got its way through the alternative fuels industry, and it is more widely used nowadays, as fuel prices oscillate between skyscrapers and small houses. Methane is also one of the cleanest burning fuels, and that makes it viable for a while. Methane reservoirs still exist all around the world, and there's plenty of it to help make a clean transition to hydrogen.

Scientists Extracting Biofuels From Waste Tea Leaves

Pakistani scientists have begun to think seriously about converting waste tea leaves into biofuels. They found a way to produce biodiesel from used tea leaves, using a nanocatalyst that is able to accelerate chemical reactions.

“HomeBiogas” Makes Fertilizer and Cooking Gas

This compact biogas unit, developed by a promising Israeli startup, can turn your organic waste into both garden fertilizer and cooking gas. If your household...

How to Make Your Own Biodiesel

Regardless of what people say, biodiesel is definitely a much better alternative to any fossil fuel. Not only that it is much more environmentally friendly,...

Bio-Bean Turns Coffee Grounds into Clean Fuel

British startup converts tonnes of waste coffee grounds into carbon neutral fuel. Coffee grounds are known for being a perfect natural fertilizer. But, the great...

Bioplastics Could Have a New Source of Raw Material: Animal Fats

Animal leftovers are a valuable source of fats (carbon-rich organic polymers) that are ideal for the production of bioplastics. This could make the search for...