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.

I believe we should produce a vast network of desalinated water pumping systems, that is powered by clean energy (wind power, solar power, nuclear power, wave/tidal power, hydroelectric power and geothermal). The network would include vast high... Read More
Planet Forward
During his State of the Union address, President Obama set a new goal: by 2035, 80 percent of America's electricity will come from clean energy sources. Watch
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

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