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Reasons to Utilize Renewable Energy Sources

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

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Tweet Carbon Emissions There are many reasons to move towards utilizing renewable energy sources, but here are four of the most prominent. The first is carbon emissions. Renewable energy technologies are referred to as “clean” or “green” because they produce few, if any, pollutants. Burning fossil fuels, however, sends greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. These […]

Carbon Utilization – Key to the future of reducing CO2 already in the air and oceans?

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Carbon utilization reduces the amount of carbon dioxide and allows use of carbon dioxide to be a feedstock for products currently requiring fossil fuels.

I bet you never thought Lignin would be the topic of a blog on alternative energy

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Tweet A part of deploying renewable energy technologies are using them to convert something which was formerly regarded as waste into a useful product. This practice not only reduces the amount of waste but in certain circumstances provides options to manufacture useful products from components other than those whose reserves are limited. In the long […]

Will the Model S transition from car of the year to car of the future?

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

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Tweet Tesla Motors’ Model S Sedan was recently awarded MotorTrend’s 2011 award for car of the year. MotorTrend is an automotive magazine which has selected its Car of the Year for the past 64 years. The magazine’s staff chose the all-electric plug-in car out of a field of 11 finalists which included models such as […]

Is now the time for cellulosic feedstocks?

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

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Tweet Perhaps, the time is coming for cellulosic materials to be used as the source material or feedstock for alternative fuels.  It was just announced the reduction cost of catalysts will reach the point where cellulosic ethanol can be competitive with conventional (corn-based) ethanol and petroleum. Prior to continuing some explanation is necessary. Ethanol is produced be fermenting […]

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) coming up

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

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Tweet I read in the University of Delaware Alumni magazine the university has granted a Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) license to Autoport Inc. for use with commercial fleet vehicles.  This will be the first large scale demonstration of the technology whose development occurred at the university. The technology will enable car owners to plug in their automobiles […]

Solar power is not all not the same

Monday, March 1st, 2010

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Tweet The common public is under the belief Solar Power is all the same. The reality is solar is not all the same. Solar comes from the sun doesn’t it? Yes, all of the energy used for power is derived from the sun; however, the method in which energy is generated is somewhat different. In […]