biodiesel

THIS WEEK: Did you know the vegetable oil we use to make our french fries could also power our cars? In this webisode, Planet Forward drops by GreenLight BioFuels’ new plant in Maryland where they’ve been turning cooking waste into biofuel.
The George Washington University
Maryland's new biodiesel plant is turning used vegetable oil into biofuel. Can we power our cars from the fat from making our food?
Today’s alternative energy entrepreneurs may still be early-adopting pioneers, but the the weight of the federal government is rapidly catching up. Nowhere is this more visible than the push for algal fuels - biodiesel and comparable fuels made... Read More
BRISTOL, RI __ Roger Williams University converted a diesel-shuttle to bio-diesel machine that runs on spent Canola oil.
Since the 1970s, diesel has been the fuel for the farm – diesel for tractors, farm trucks and harvesting equipment. Diesel ran everything but the livestock. But with record high oil prices in the states, the focus is now on alternative energy... Read More
Vast changes in the fields of Mississippi have driven today’s farmers to sow different seeds from past years. Cotton, the state’s signature crop, is being replaced with something greener for the environment and for the farmers. “Cotton has paid the... Read More