Methyl ketones from glucose converted into biofuel

Biofuel is fast becoming an alternative to fossil fuel with the likes of the US Air Force even successfully test flying jets running on a mixture of jet fuel and biofuel. This spells good news for the fossil fuel-starved planet that has been rigorously hu

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing

According to a study conducted by the scientists at the Imperial College London, ionic solvents have slippery properties that could save approximately 80 percent energy consumed during biomass processing. This would also help to cut the current cost of pr

Researchers looking to develop seaweed as a source of biofuel

The search for alternative fuel sources has taken mankind far and wide. It has compelled us to further advance technology so that we might one day see a world that runs on safe and clean fuel. We’re still miles away from coming to a fool-proof solution

Best non edible sources of biofuel

Transportation fuel needs can be met the clean and green way by using biofuels. Biomass can be directly swapped into liquid fuels just like any other renewable source. In this pollution infected world, such an alternate source of fuel is nothing less than

Best ways to turn byproducts into biofuel

Biofuel can be defined as the type of fuel that is derived from carbon fixation, through a biological process. The fuel components in themselves actually fall under a broader category, with their different individualistic qualities and impact on environme

Will biofuel produced from algae power the future?

The race to produce sustainable biofuel With the demand for alternative fuels on the rise, engendered mainly by the ballooning prices of fossil fuels, there is an inherent need to manufacture algae based biofuels commercially by bringing down the input

Future Perfect: Aircrafts powered by low emission biofuels

What’s happening right nowJuly 2011 became an important landmark for the biofuels industry when the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) issued approval for blending of biofuels with jet fuel for commercial aircraft. The approval permits blen

Five most unusual vehicles powered by biofuels

Today, in a world, where pollution is growing at a fast pace and the fact that all of us face many health problems because of that, we need to urgently find ways to make this world a cleaner and a greener place to live in. There are so many vehicles runni

10 Green facts about biodiesel

Biodiesel serves as the best alternative means to a diesel fuel. It is made up from many organic and renewable sources. The entire process of producing a biodiesel involves reacting vegetable oil or animal fat along with a catalyst. It is further utilized

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