15 May '11, 10pm

Biofuel and Energy Harvesting for Green School Bus of the Future

Biofuel and Energy Harvesting for Green School Bus of the Future

The Ford/Georgia Tech project was designed as a learning tool for the Mary Lin Elementary School in the Atlanta Public Schools District, under a Ford community grant. It also includes a civic engagement component, consisting of a school-based drive to collect enough used cooking oil to convert into biofuel for the bus. As an education project with the potential to save money for school districts, hybrid hydraulic/biofuel bus conversions could become quite popular, at least on a small scale. On a larger scale, though, school districts would have to compete for access to used cooking oil with commercial recyclers and

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/05/15/biofuel-and-energy-ha...

Tweets

How Green Is That Biofuel? Depends on Where It ...

greenbiz.com 13 May '11, 2pm

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Airline companies like Virgin and Continental have been testing biofuel alternatives to jet fuel to reduce...

How Green Is That Biofuel? Depends on Where It ...

greenbiz.com 12 May '11, 9pm

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Airline companies like Virgin and Continental have been testing biofuel alternatives to jet fuel to reduce...

California Town’s School Board Wants Politically “Balanced” Curriculum On Climate Change

California Town’s School Board Wants Politicall...

desmogblog.com 13 May '11, 8pm

And the headdesk moment of the week goes to Los Alamitos Unified School District, who recently decided that teachers in th...

米国で5月13日に発表された論文ですが、フクシマの影響を受けて脱原発の計画が加速。ドイツは、国...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 May '11, 6pm

Countries around the world have prompted safety reviews of active reactors. In the U.S., the Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

No Nukes, No Problem? Germany's Race for a Rene...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 May '11, 5pm

Countries around the world have prompted safety reviews of active reactors. In the U.S., the Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

Ten Tips on the Future of National Renewable Policy From Former FERC Head: Former Chair of the Federal Energy

Ten Tips on the Future of National Renewable Po...

greentechmedia.com 13 May '11, 2pm

Former Chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Joseph Kelliher is now Executive Vice President for Federa...

And where will the conservation heroes of tomor...

awf.org 16 May '11, 2am

Building a Better School for Young Maasai Manyara Ranch School: Conserving Wildlife While Creating Educational Opportunity...

Ford, Georgia Tech to build biofueled, hydraulic hybrid "Green Eco School Bus"

Ford, Georgia Tech to build biofueled, hydrauli...

green.autoblog.com 24 May '11, 2pm

Georgia Tech and Ford collaborate on "Green Eco School Bus" The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ford Motor Company...

Yingli Green Energy Announces Business Updates:...

renewableenergyworld.com 12 May '11, 2pm

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within th...