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...

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,...

Wood Waste Converted to Biofuel by Fast Pyrolysis

Pulp and paper company Domtar from Montreal and Battelle, an independent research and development specialist in Columbus, Ohio chose Domtar’s mill operations in Dryden, Ontario...

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 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,...

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.

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...

Adama Kamara's Eco Friendly Stove Uses Biodiesel For Cleaner Cooking

Most people didn't know that cooking on a regular stove can be very harmful for the environment and also for themselves. Using wood, kerosene and coal in your cook stove is not so cheap and more than that, the toxic fume resulted is very dangerous for anyone who inhales it.

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....

Low-Cost Way to Convert Sugarcane Juice into Useful Fuel

The company Amyris Biotechnologies opened a plant in Campanis, Brazil, with a capacity of more than 10,000 gallons a year, to demonstrate large-scale production of hydrocarbons from sugarcane processed using its engineered microbes, which will convert sugarcane into conventional diesel fuel.