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  • Boeing-American Airlines test in flight fuel cells

    Boeing and American Airlines are teaming up to test flight a suite of environmentally progressive technologies that increase fuel efficiency and reduce airplane noise using a Next-Generation 737-800 airplane known as the ecoDemonstrator. American Airlines is loaning the new 737-800 to Boeing so engineers can gather data about the viability of each technology being tested. After testing is ...


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  • Solazyme Delivers 100% Algal-Derived Renewable Jet Fuel to U.S. Navy

    Biotechnology Company Showcases Solajet™HRJ-5 Jet Fuel at the World-famous Farnborough International Air Show in UK. South San Francisco, Calif. – Solazyme, Inc. is helping the U.S. military move closer to powering its planes, ships, tanks and trucks on renewable fuel and has delivered of 1,500 gallons of 100% algae-based jet fuel for the U.S. Navy"s testing and certification ...


    By Solazyme, Inc.

  • Intelligent and Portable Fuel Analysis

    Grabner Instruments, a subsidiary of AMETEK, Inc. has introduced a new portable and highly versatile FTIR spectrometer for the fully automatic measurement of gasoline, diesel and biofuel blends. The MINISCAN IRXpert is the first completely portable fuel analyzer that combines superior scanning range and resolution with the advantages of mid-IR and near-IR spectroscopy for highest measurement ...

  • SECA fuel cell technology proves successful in US Navy`s proof-of-concept testing

    Two technologies developed under the US Department of Energy's Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance (SECA) fuel cell program recently passed successful proof-of-concept tests by the US Navy's Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division located in Newport, Rhode Island. The tests mark a breakthrough for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)-based power systems and reflect the potential of SOFC technology for ...

  • Hydrogen fuel cell locomotive in development

    An experimental hydrogen fuel cell switch locomotive is under development by two cooperating companies - BNSF Railway and Vehicle Projects. Field testing is scheduled to start later this year. The fuel cell locomotive has the potential to reduce air pollution, is not dependent on oil for fuel, and could serve as a mobile backup power source for military and civilian disaster relief efforts. ...

  • New global standard for management of aviation fuel quality

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the Joint Inspection Group (JIG) have today (on November 14, 2013) published EI/JIG Standard 1530 Quality assurance requirements for the manufacture, storage and distribution of aviation fuels to airports (1st edition), representing a major step forward for the aviation fuel supply industry. EI/JIG Standard 1530 has been produced in response to the concern that there ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Microbes chow down on latest fuel-cell tech

    Original story at MIT News ou can quickly run out of fingers and toes counting the many ways we waste energy. Take our sewage systems, for example: The energetic content of wastewater is about 10 times the amount of energy it takes to process it. In the U.S., we spend 3 percent of our energy on processing ...

  • Fluor Awarded Renewable Fuel Production Plant by Joule

    Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Joule to design and build a renewable fuel production facility in New Mexico. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2011. The facility is intended to test and scale up a process for the ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • EPA to allow 15 percent renewable fuel in gasoline

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the first applications for registration of ethanol for use in making gasoline that contains up to 15 percent ethanol – known as E15. Ethanol is a renewable fuel that can be mixed with gasoline. For over 30 years ethanol has been blended into gasoline, but the law limited it to 10 percent by volume for use in gasoline-fueled vehicles. ...

  • US government to raise renewable fuel quota sharply

    The amount of ethanol and biodiesel Americans burn in their cars and trucks is increasing by law. The 2008 renewable fuels standard will be raised to 7.76 percent, up by two-thirds on the current standard of 4.66 percent to comply with the new energy bill enacted late last year. The increase is in response to the Energy Independence and Security Act, which President George W. Bush ...

  • 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 for Residential, Commercial and Military Power

    Like batteries, fuel cells produce electrical energy through an electrochemical process.  Unlike batteries, fuel cells are “conversion” devices that change some kind of chemical fuel into electricity.  Like combustion engines, fuel cells “convert” fuel into energy, but in this case the energy is electricity, not kinetic (movement) or heat. Fuel cells ...


  • PowerCell has delivered fuel cell stack as Coop in Switzerland launches distribution truck with fuel cell technology.

    The leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has, together with Swiss Hydrogen, supplied a fuel cell system to Coop in Switzerland when the company launches Switzerland´s first distribution truck with fuel cell technology. The system is built on PowerCell S3. Today Coop in Switzerland took the first steps towards a landmark for climate-neutral mobility. At the same time ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • Alliance formed to commercialize new technologies for converting biomass to clean, diesel fuel

    The Renewable Energy Institute International (REII), a non-profit organization, announced the formation of an alliance of industry, academic and government organizations to build a pilot demonstration plant in Toledo, Ohio for the efficient and economical conversion of waste biomass to clean, diesel fuel. This new alliance includes organizations from around the United States including Red Lion ...

  • Extreme Biodiesel Announces Nationwide Waste Virgin Oil Collection Contract for Production of High Grade Bio-Diesel Fuel

    Book Merge Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: BRKM) (OTCQB: BRKM), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Extreme Bio-diesel, has been selected by a New York warehousing company to be its exclusive vendor to acquire all expired virgin oils from all regional warehouse facilities in Southern California. Extreme Biodiesel has already collected several shipments accounting for more than 4,000 gallons of virgin ...


  • Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ Powers First-Ever Transatlantic Biofuel Flight

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Green Jet Fuel has successfully powered the first transatlantic biofuel flight, which landed today at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The Honeywell-operated Gulfstream G450 became the first aircraft to fly from North America to Europe with a 50/50 blend of Honeywell Green Jet Fuel and petroleum-based ...


    By Honeywell

  • DOE expands international effort to develop fuel-efficient trucks

    US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Alexander Karsner and Volvo Group CEO Leif Johansson have agreed to expand cooperation to develop more fuel-efficient trucks.  Once contractual negotiations are complete later this year, the cooperative program will be extended for three more years.  An additional $9 million over three years ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Green energy to fuel Olympic experience for millions of spectators in Beijing

    As seven million spectators count down to the opening of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, solar energy, wind farms and recycled water are among the green features that will help power their Olympic experience. The most comprehensive pre-Games environmental assessment of the Beijing 2008 Olympics, compiled by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), measures Beijing's achievements and ...

  • Progress Energy wins US$82m in spent nuclear fuel ruling

    The US Court of Federal Claims has ruled that Progress Energy should be paid US$82.8 million for costs incurred as a result of the federal government's failure to accept spent nuclear fuel from the utility. The award covers the costs incurred by Progress Energy to activate fuel storage facilities at plants in Florida and the Carolinas and costs to transfer used nuclear fuel between plants for ...

  • Carbon War Room & Elsevier to Unlock Renewable Fuel Market for Airlines & Investors

    The Carbon War Room, an independent non-profit that harnesses the power of entrepreneurs to unlock gigaton solutions to climate change, and Elsevier, the world’s leading scientific publisher, unveiled today RenewableJetFuels.org, the world’s first online market information service analyzing the leading companies set to produce commercial scale ...


    By The Carbon War Room

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