Biofuels

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.

Meet biology experts David Nobles and Malcolm Brown, the talented research team that has developed a possible answer to the green energy revolution through their exciting work with algae.
The BioWinol Technologies process uses sequestered CO2 plus wind energy to generate H2 and then converts these gases into ethanol and other industrial products.
EcoTech Fuels, LLC
Pine Ridge Racing Fuels will convert 100 tons per day of regional trash, plastics and tires into approximately 320 barrels per day of advanced synfuels. Watch and rate this idea>>
In the world-wide race to develop energy sources that are seen as "green" because they are renewable and less GHG intensive, sometimes the most basic questions remain unanswered. Michal Moore, Senior Fellow, School of Public Policy at the University... Read More
This was originally posted on CrispGreen.com New research suggests protocell "skins" could be the secret to building carbon-negative architecture. Researchers in Europe are collaborating on a project to develop materials that could eventually make... Read More
"Real Natural Gas" takes your waste water (read - toilets) and turns it into energy. See how it works>>
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Standing outside in barely a coat in December weather, my video partner Kim and I hailed cabs until hypothermia set in. As fate would have it, a hybrid cab picked us up as our chariot to the most exciting and nerve-racking interview we were both... Read More
George Washington University
By Andrea Vittorio and Miranda Green How many times a week do you take out the garbage? That sticky, icky, smelly trash leaves your home and heads for the landfill. But what if you could turn that waste into energy? Biogas digesters work like a... Read More
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Lauren Hoenemeyer and Kimberly Kroll produced the crowd favorite at GW's Student Film Festival with GW President Steven Knapp, White House Environmental Executive Michelle Moore, Jeff Nesbit of the National Science Foundation and Michelle Williams... Read More
Schengchang, a new Chinese clean air company, recognized that China had become the largest CO2 emitter in the world by 2008. Because of its rapid development, China had become dependent on coal, which was detrimental for the environment and... Read More

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