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  • Fuel storage tanks for industrial, energy and military applications

    Interstate Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a wide variety of collapsible fuel storage tanks for industrial applications and are used by power and energy companies all over the world.  Made from military grade materials, IPI fuel bladders are ideal for the storage of potable water, waste water, fuels, chemicals, dielectric oil and alternative fuels or blended fuel storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Fuel cells at sea

    Fuel cells may be the key to cleaning up the marine shipping industry according to Michiel Wijsmuller, managing Director of Worldwise Marine Engineering (WWM). Using fuel cells could significantly reduce carbon dioxide, sulphur oxides and nitrogen oxides produced by marine vessels. Seagoing vessels are currently responsible for an estimated 14% of emissions of nitrogen oxides according ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Understanding A Future Fuel

    Caterpillar Marine has announced the unveiling of the first LNG (liquefied natural gas) test bed for gas-fueled engines at its facility in Kiel, Germany. The LNG preparation unit consists of an LNG tank and a gas preparation unit, both in 40 ft. container size and both developed and supplied by Marine Service GmbH, Hamburg. ...

  • New standards in UK for hazardous fuel storage sites

    Oil and fuel depots across Britain must improve environmental and safety standards for the bulk storage of hazardous liquids, with the release of a new containment policy that comes in the wake of the Buncefield investigation. Developed in partnership with the oil and fuel industry by the Competent Authority (CA) for the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) – comprising the Environment ...

  • New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

    To use hydrogen as a clean energy source, some engineers want to pack hydrogen into a larger molecule, rather than compressing the gas into a tank. A gas flows easily out of a tank, but getting hydrogen out of a molecule requires a catalyst. Now, researchers reveal new details about one such catalyst. The results are a step toward designing catalysts for use in hydrogen energy applications such ...

  • A new way to build membranes for fuel cells

    A team of researchers at MIT and Pennsylvania State University has been developing a new method for producing novel kinds of membranes that could have improved properties for batteries, fuel cells and other energy conversion and storage applications. After years of working on a novel way of making membranes through a unique layer-by-layer assembly, the team has developed a material specifically ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release15 March 2012 at 2 pm (EET) Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial Neste Oil and Lufthansa tested Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable aviation fuel on a total of 1,187 flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg last year and ...


    By Neste

  • Nokia Siemens Networks, Ballard Power Systems develop fuel cell backup power for mobile networks

    Designed to support mobile networks during and after commercial grid outages Passed NTT DOCOMO evaluation tests and Japan statutory approval for power supply VANCOUVER, Nov. 19, 2012/PRNewswire/ - Nokia Siemens Networks is working with Ballard Power Systems, Inc. to develop mobile networks that can continue to operate during power blackouts. Japanese operator NTT DOCOMO has ...


    By Ballard Power Systems Inc.

  • Unique demo project biogas upgrading in Hungary

    Joure- Recently DMT Environmental Technology received an order for the delivery of a biogas upgrading system with  a capacity of 40 – 80 Nm3/h biogas including a quick filling station at  Zalaegerszeg Waste Water Treatment  Plant (WWTP).  This will be the first unique demonstration project  in Hungary for making vehicle fuel out of biogas. Making vehicle fuel to drive 10 ...

  • WIH Resource Group Completes Study For City of Tucson Arizona on Natural Gas Powered Refuse Collection Trucks

    WIH Resource Group (WIH) was retained by the City of Tucson Arizona"s Environmental Services Department, to conduct a study on converting the City"s 46 refuse collection vehicles (garbage trucks) from biodiesel to natural gas (NG).  The Study analyzed switching to either Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a vehicle fuel. The Study was conducted by WIH ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Hydrogen storage gets new hope

    A new method for “recycling” hydrogen-containing fuel materials could open the door to economically viable hydrogen-based vehicles. In an article appearing today in Angewandte Chemie, Los Alamos National Laboratory and University of Alabama researchers working within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center of Excellence describe a significant advance in hydrogen storage ...

  • W2 Energy Signs Agreement To Purchase 51% Of AM BIofuels

     W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC: WTWO) is pleased to report it has signed a binding memorandum agreement to purchase 51% of AM Biofuels http://www.ambiofuels.com.my of Pasir Gudang Port of Johor Malaysia. The company has signed and Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to buy 51% of the company from the shareholders of AM Biofuels. This strategic ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • Biofuel labeling often inaccurate, new study claims

    Biofuel blends may not always be what the label claims. A study at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many smaller distributors could be 'splash blending.'  While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount of biofuel. Marine ...

  • Honeywell Green Diesel™ to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to license technology to Emerald Biofuels LLC to produce Honeywell Green Diesel™ at a facility in Louisiana. Emerald is expected to use Honeywell's UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology to produce 85 million gallons per year of Honeywell Green Diesel from non-edible, second-generation ...


    By Honeywell

  • Cheap beads offer alternative solar-heating storage

    A cheap material that can store heat energy collected from the sun during the day that can be released slowly over night has been developed by researchers in the India. The material based on paraffin wax and stearic acid is described in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology and could help keep homes warm in sunny parts of the world that get very cold ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Natural gas vehicles poised to penetrate U.S. long haul trucking fleet, IHS CERA report says

    Vehicles fueled by liquid natural gas (LNG) are poised to penetrate heavy duty trucking due to low natural gas prices resulting from the United States’ unconventional gas boom, according to a new IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) report. Unlike light-duty vehicles (LDVs), the economics are favorable to both vehicle owners and LNG suppliers, the report says. Heavy duty ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Biogas plant in Honduras welcomes new addition

    BIODOME ASIA, part of KIRK GROUP, has secured their first anaerobic digestion and biogas project in Honduras, Central America. This would be the first project of its kind in the region, where palm oil biogas plants are popular for the generation of renewable energy. ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Cooley Names New President

    Pawtucket, RI—Cooley Group has named Dan Dwight to serve as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Dwight, with global leadership experience in operations, finance, technology commercialization and private equity, will be ...


    By Cooley Group

  • Camda sets up food waste-produced biogas power plant

    With a few finish work to be done, the food waste-produced biogas power plant is set to commence by the end of this year. Camda began to work out the scheme last year and started to build in October of 2010. The plant utilizes food waste collected from restaurants and households to create biogas, which contains 50% to 70% methane, and then the gas is purified to remove hydrogen ...

  • USDA Explores Feasibility of Alternative Energy Production at Airports

    A recent study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) highlights the potential for alternative energy production at airports. The study findings were published in an article titled " Airports Offer Unrealized Potential for ...

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