20 Jun '11, 1pm

Transatlantic flight using bio jet fuel: Honeywell’s Green Jet Fuel biofuel has been used in a 50/50 blend on a

Biofuel: aviation alternative? Obtaining more passenger/freight-miles for less fuel is a priority aim for aviation, given the pincer pressures of escalating fuel costs and environment, which are squeezing operators to desperation point. A more sustainable basis for fuelling aircraft is needed, and biofuel is a leading, if controversial, candidate. Algae to fuel research enjoys resurgence at NREL Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in the USA are accelerating efforts to identify and characterise the most promising strains of algae for fuel production. The work has resumed more than a decade after its original algae fuels programme was curtailed because the algae fuels were considered too costly to compete with petroleum. Biomass from algae Fuels made from living biomass rather than organisms fossilised some 200 million years ago have attracted wor...

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earth911.com 14 Jun '11, 2pm

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green.autoblog.com 24 Jun '11, 11pm

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treehugger.com 21 Jun '11, 3pm

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cleantechnica.com 20 Jun '11, 9pm

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Used Cars | Daily Fuel Economy Tip

dailyfueleconomytip.com 18 Jun '11, 12pm

Good used cars and other vehicles are generally, though its not a hard and fast rule, less than five years old and have mu...