Algae! Trash! Poop! Organisms convert energy from the sun into energy for life. PF Members offer their solutions on how to turn that biomass into an energy source for mankind.
This Rabbit may run on grease, but it sure is quick! Meet the Greasecar VW Rabbit TDI, which runs on recycled vegetable oil and competes in rallycross events. While converting grease to fuel hasn't gone mainstream yet, plenty of everyday drivers as... Read More
A van that runs entirely on waste vegetable oil. Could this supplant petroleum as the go-to source for fueling a vehicle?
This term Energy Density is appearing with increasing frequency. The message is that non carbon alternatives, solar, wind, bio, etc cannot attain the needed prevalance to ever replace coal, petroleum and natural gas .
Vegawatt provides restaurants with the technology to recycle their cooking oil and convert it into electricity and heat for the ENTIRE restaurant.
See how landfills across the country are using gas that is normally burned off in landfills, which endangers the environment, and instead converting it into energy. You'll see that waste really isn't a waste afterall.
Biodiesel made from waste fats can drive diesel trucks and generators -- without requiring any kind of retrofitting.