Biofuels: Hydrocarbon-rich byproducts from the non-fossilized BIOMASS that are combusted to generate energy as opposed to fossilized hydrocarbon deposits (FOSSIL FUELS).Bioelectric Energy Sources: Electric power supply devices which convert biological energy, such as chemical energy of metabolism or mechanical energy of periodic movements, into electrical energy.Fossil Fuels: Any combustible hydrocarbon deposit formed from the remains of prehistoric organisms. Examples are petroleum, coal, and natural gas.Fuel Oils: Complex petroleum hydrocarbons consisting mainly of residues from crude oil distillation. These liquid products include heating oils, stove oils, and furnace oils and are burned to generate energy.Jatropha: A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE. Members contain jatrophone and other diterpenes.Energy-Generating Resources: Materials or phenomena which can provide energy directly or via conversion.Microalgae: A non-taxonomic term for unicellular microscopic algae which are found in both freshwater and marine environments. Some authors consider DIATOMS; CYANOBACTERIA; HAPTOPHYTA; and DINOFLAGELLATES as part of microalgae, even though they are not algae.Biomass: Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.Panicum: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The seed is one of the EDIBLE GRAINS used in millet cereals and in feed for birds and livestock (ANIMAL FEED). It contains diosgenin (SAPONINS).Saccharum: A plant genus of the family POACEAE widely cultivated in the tropics for the sweet cane that is processed into sugar.Crops, Agricultural: Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)Conservation of Energy Resources: Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.1-Butanol: A four carbon linear hydrocarbon that has a hydroxy group at position 1.Wood: A product of hard secondary xylem composed of CELLULOSE, hemicellulose, and LIGNANS, that is under the bark of trees and shrubs. It is used in construction and as a source of CHARCOAL and many other products.Butanols: Isomeric forms and derivatives of butanol (C4H9OH).Metabolic Engineering: Methods and techniques used to genetically modify cells' biosynthetic product output and develop conditions for growing the cells as BIOREACTORS.Cysticercosis: Infection with CYSTICERCUS, the larval form of the various tapeworms of the genus Taenia (usually T. solium in man). In humans they penetrate the intestinal wall and invade subcutaneous tissue, brain, eye, muscle, heart, liver, lung, and peritoneum. Brain involvement results in NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS.Cellulases: A family of glycosidases that hydrolyse crystalline CELLULOSE into soluble sugar molecules. Within this family there are a variety of enzyme subtypes with differing substrate specificities that must work together to bring about complete cellulose hydrolysis. They are found in structures called CELLULOSOMES.Clostridium acetobutylicum: A species of gram-positive bacteria in the family Clostridiaceae, used for the industrial production of SOLVENTS.Biotechnology: Body of knowledge related to the use of organisms, cells or cell-derived constituents for the purpose of developing products which are technically, scientifically and clinically useful. Alteration of biologic function at the molecular level (i.e., GENETIC ENGINEERING) is a central focus; laboratory methods used include TRANSFECTION and CLONING technologies, sequence and structure analysis algorithms, computer databases, and gene and protein structure function analysis and prediction.Renewable Energy: Forms of energy that are constantly and rapidly renewed by natural processes such as solar, ocean wave, and wind energy. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Industrial Microbiology: The study, utilization, and manipulation of those microorganisms capable of economically producing desirable substances or changes in substances, and the control of undesirable microorganisms.Gasoline: Volative flammable fuel (liquid hydrocarbons) derived from crude petroleum by processes such as distillation reforming, polymerization, etc.Stramenopiles: A common name (but used formally) for a group of organisms that are mostly kinds of algae including BACILLARIOPHYTA; OOMYCETES; PHAEOPHYCEAE; and CHRYSOPHYCEAE. They all contain CHLOROPLASTS that are thought to have been derived from the endosymbiosis of ancient RED ALGAE.Cellulose: A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material, it forms the basis for many derivatives used in chromatography, ion exchange materials, explosives manufacturing, and pharmaceutical preparations.Clostridium beijerinckii: A species of gram-positive bacteria in the family Clostridiaceae, capable of solventogenesis, and isolated from SOIL, infected WOUNDS, fermenting OLIVES, and spoiled CANDY.Heating: The application of heat to raise the temperature of the environment, ambient or local, or the systems for accomplishing this effect. It is distinguished from HEAT, the physical property and principle of physics.Thermoanaerobacter: A genus of gram-positive, anaerobic bacteria in the family Thermoanaerobacteriaceae. Cultures consist of rods interspersed with coccoid cells.United States Government Agencies: Agencies of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT of the United States.Air Pollution, Indoor: The contamination of indoor air.Metabolic Networks and Pathways: Complex sets of enzymatic reactions connected to each other via their product and substrate metabolites.Kerosene: A refined petroleum fraction used as a fuel as well as a solvent.Enoyl-(Acyl-Carrier Protein) Reductase (NADPH, B-Specific): An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of acyl-[acyl-carrier protein] to trans-2,3-dehydroacyl-[acyl-carrier protein] in the fatty acid biosynthesis pathway. It has a preference for acyl derivatives with carbon chain length from 4 to 16.Setaria Plant: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The small pointed seeds are grown for hay in North America and western Europe and important as food in China and other Asian countries.Cellobiose: A disaccharide consisting of two glucose units in beta (1-4) glycosidic linkage. Obtained from the partial hydrolysis of cellulose.Fermentation: Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.Genetic Engineering: Directed modification of the gene complement of a living organism by such techniques as altering the DNA, substituting genetic material by means of a virus, transplanting whole nuclei, transplanting cell hybrids, etc.Cooking: The art or practice of preparing food. It includes the preparation of special foods for diets in various diseases.Carbon Footprint: A measure of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, organization, event, or product. It is measured in units of equivalent kilograms of CARBON DIOXIDE generated in a given time frame.Bioengineering: The application of engineering principles and methods to living organisms or biological systems.Ethanol: A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Pentanols: Isomeric forms and derivatives of pentanol (C5H11OH).Scenedesmus: A genus of GREEN ALGAE in the family Scenedesmaceae. It forms colonies of usually four or eight cylindrical cells that are widely distributed in freshwater and SOIL.Electrodes: Electric conductors through which electric currents enter or leave a medium, whether it be an electrolytic solution, solid, molten mass, gas, or vacuum.Synthetic Biology: A field of biological research combining engineering in the formulation, design, and building (synthesis) of novel biological structures, functions, and systems.Cellulase: An endocellulase with specificity for the hydrolysis of 1,4-beta-glucosidic linkages in CELLULOSE, lichenin, and cereal beta-glucans.Poaceae: A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.Greenhouse Effect: The effect of GLOBAL WARMING and the resulting increase in world temperatures. The predicted health effects of such long-term climatic change include increased incidence of respiratory, water-borne, and vector-borne diseases.HydrocarbonsSorghum: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The grain is used for FOOD and for ANIMAL FEED. This should not be confused with KAFFIR LIME or with KEFIR milk product.Millettia: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. Members contain ISOFLAVONES, some of which show molluscicidal and schistosomicidal activity. Some species of Pongamia have been reclassified to this genus and some to DERRIS.Glucose Oxidase: An enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyzes the conversion of beta-D-glucose and oxygen to D-glucono-1,5-lactone and peroxide. It is a flavoprotein, highly specific for beta-D-glucose. The enzyme is produced by Penicillium notatum and other fungi and has antibacterial activity in the presence of glucose and oxygen. It is used to estimate glucose concentration in blood or urine samples through the formation of colored dyes by the hydrogen peroxide produced in the reaction. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 22.214.171.124.Carbohydrate Metabolism: Cellular processes in biosynthesis (anabolism) and degradation (catabolism) of CARBOHYDRATES.Brachypodium: A plant genus in the family POACEAE. Brachypodium distachyon is a model species for functional genomics studies.DextrinsChlorophyta: A phylum of photosynthetic EUKARYOTA bearing double membrane-bound plastids containing chlorophyll a and b. They comprise the classical green algae, and represent over 7000 species that live in a variety of primarily aquatic habitats. Only about ten percent are marine species, most live in freshwater.Xylans: Polysaccharides consisting of xylose units.Clostridium thermocellum: A species of gram-positive, thermophilic, cellulolytic bacteria in the family Clostridaceae. It degrades and ferments CELLOBIOSE and CELLULOSE to ETHANOL in the CELLULOSOME.Ganoderma: A genus of fungi in the family Ganodermataceae, order POLYPORALES, containing a dimitic hyphal system. It causes a white rot, and is a wood decomposer. Ganoderma lucidum (REISHI) is used in traditional Chinese medicine (MEDICINE, CHINESE TRADITIONAL).SmokePlant Oils: Oils derived from plants or plant products.Carbon: A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.Enzymes, Immobilized: Enzymes which are immobilized on or in a variety of water-soluble or water-insoluble matrices with little or no loss of their catalytic activity. Since they can be reused continuously, immobilized enzymes have found wide application in the industrial, medical and research fields.XylosePetroleum: Naturally occurring complex liquid hydrocarbons which, after distillation, yield combustible fuels, petrochemicals, and lubricants.Fungi: A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.Electricity: The physical effects involving the presence of electric charges at rest and in motion.Coal: A natural fuel formed by partial decomposition of vegetable matter under certain environmental conditions.Trichoderma: A mitosporic fungal genus frequently found in soil and on wood. It is sometimes used for controlling pathogenic fungi. Its teleomorph is HYPOCREA.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Actinobacteria: Class of BACTERIA with diverse morphological properties. Strains of Actinobacteria show greater than 80% 16S rDNA/rRNA sequence similarity among each other and also the presence of certain signature nucleotides. (Stackebrandt E. et al, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:479-491)Air Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the air. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Bacteria: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.Hydrogen: The first chemical element in the periodic table. It has the atomic symbol H, atomic number 1, and atomic weight [1.00784; 1.00811]. It exists, under normal conditions, as a colorless, odorless, tasteless, diatomic gas. Hydrogen ions are PROTONS. Besides the common H1 isotope, hydrogen exists as the stable isotope DEUTERIUM and the unstable, radioactive isotope TRITIUM.Photosynthesis: The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide using energy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical compounds. Photosynthesis comprises two separate processes: the light reactions and the dark reactions. In higher plants; GREEN ALGAE; and CYANOBACTERIA; NADPH and ATP formed by the light reactions drive the dark reactions which result in the fixation of carbon dioxide. (from Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2001)Biosensing Techniques: Any of a variety of procedures which use biomolecular probes to measure the presence or concentration of biological molecules, biological structures, microorganisms, etc., by translating a biochemical interaction at the probe surface into a quantifiable physical signal.Glucose: A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Aerosols: Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.Electric Power Supplies: Devices that control the supply of electric current for running electrical equipment.FiresFatty Acids: Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Energy Metabolism: The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.Oxidation-Reduction: A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Zea mays: A plant species of the family POACEAE. It is a tall grass grown for its EDIBLE GRAIN, corn, used as food and animal FODDER.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Transcriptome: The pattern of GENE EXPRESSION at the level of genetic transcription in a specific organism or under specific circumstances in specific cells.Genes, Plant: The functional hereditary units of PLANTS.Lipid Metabolism: Physiological processes in biosynthesis (anabolism) and degradation (catabolism) of LIPIDS.Plant Stems: Parts of plants that usually grow vertically upwards towards the light and support the leaves, buds, and reproductive structures. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Plants, Genetically Modified: PLANTS, or their progeny, whose GENOME has been altered by GENETIC ENGINEERING.Plant Proteins: Proteins found in plants (flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, etc.). The concept does not include proteins found in vegetables for which VEGETABLE PROTEINS is available.Vehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Genomics: The systematic study of the complete DNA sequences (GENOME) of organisms.Solar Energy: Energy transmitted from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation.Hydrolysis: The process of cleaving a chemical compound by the addition of a molecule of water.Genome, Plant: The genetic complement of a plant (PLANTS) as represented in its DNA.Glycoside HydrolasesCell Wall: The outermost layer of a cell in most PLANTS; BACTERIA; FUNGI; and ALGAE. The cell wall is usually a rigid structure that lies external to the CELL MEMBRANE, and provides a protective barrier against physical or chemical agents.Genome, Bacterial: The genetic complement of a BACTERIA as represented in its DNA.Charcoal: An amorphous form of carbon prepared from the incomplete combustion of animal or vegetable matter, e.g., wood. The activated form of charcoal is used in the treatment of poisoning. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Temperature: The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.Gas, Natural: A combustible, gaseous mixture of low-molecular weight PARAFFIN hydrocarbons, generated below the surface of the earth. It contains mostly METHANE and ETHANE with small amounts of PROPANE; BUTANES; and higher hydrocarbons, and sometimes NITROGEN; CARBON DIOXIDE; HYDROGEN SULFIDE; and HELIUM. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Gene Expression Regulation, Plant: Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in plants.Power Plants: Units that convert some other form of energy into electrical energy.Bird Diseases: Diseases of birds not considered poultry, therefore usually found in zoos, parks, and the wild. The concept is differentiated from POULTRY DISEASES which is for birds raised as a source of meat or eggs for human consumption, and usually found in barnyards, hatcheries, etc.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Household Articles: Various material objects and items in the home. It includes temporary or permanent machinery and appliances. It does not include furniture or interior furnishings (FURNITURE see INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS; INTERIOR FURNISHINGS see INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS).Air Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Seeds: The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.Escherichia coli: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.Enzyme Stability: The extent to which an enzyme retains its structural conformation or its activity when subjected to storage, isolation, and purification or various other physical or chemical manipulations, including proteolytic enzymes and heat.Radioactive Waste: Liquid, solid, or gaseous waste resulting from mining of radioactive ore, production of reactor fuel materials, reactor operation, processing of irradiated reactor fuels, and related operations, and from use of radioactive materials in research, industry, and medicine. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Growth Disorders: Deviations from the average values for a specific age and sex in any or all of the following: height, weight, skeletal proportions, osseous development, or maturation of features. Included here are both acceleration and retardation of growth.Refuse Disposal: The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.Aviation: Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air AIRCRAFT.Ketone Bodies: The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.Shivering: Involuntary contraction or twitching of the muscles. It is a physiologic method of heat production in man and other mammals.PropaneGeobacter: A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, metal-reducing bacteria in the family Geobacteraceae. They have the ability to oxidize a variety of organic compounds, including AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Hydrogen-Ion Concentration: The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Particulate Matter: Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Bacterial Proteins: Proteins found in any species of bacterium.Substrate Specificity: A characteristic feature of enzyme activity in relation to the kind of substrate on which the enzyme or catalytic molecule reacts.Aircraft: A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)Lactic Acid: A normal intermediate in the fermentation (oxidation, metabolism) of sugar. The concentrated form is used internally to prevent gastrointestinal fermentation. (From Stedman, 26th ed)Waste Products: Debris resulting from a process that is of no further use to the system producing it. The concept includes materials discharged from or stored in a system in inert form as a by-product of vital activities. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)Incineration: High temperature destruction of waste by burning with subsequent reduction to ashes or conversion to an inert mass.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
"Bio fuels". Castoroil.in. Retrieved 2011-11-19. Lee, Sunggyu; Shah, Y.T. (2012). Biofuels and Bioenergy: Processes and ... Jatropha oil, widely used in India as a fuel oil. Has attracted strong proponents for use as a biofuel. Jojoba oil, from the ... Other oils are used only as biofuel. Although diesel engines were invented, in part, with vegetable oil in mind, diesel fuel is ... Vegetable oils are evaluated for use as a biofuel based on: Suitability as a fuel, based on flash point, energy content, ...
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Algae is used as a bio-fuel. Trucks deliver supplies to hospitals. Forty years after oil, skies are much clearer and cleaner as ... One year after oil, emergency vehicles start to be run either by lithium battery or biofuel. The price of lithium then shoots ... Governments start to wonder if they should plant crops for food or fuel. They later abandon biofuel planting altogether. ... It will happen within a timescale between twenty years to a century, but what if all the oil ran out today? In the first few ...
"Abstract: Use of Bio-fuels in Brazil" (PDF). United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Retrieved 2009-10-24. Luiz ... The motor vehicle fleet grew 14.5% since 2006, for an annual rate of 2.7% during this five-year period. The following table ... The stock of alternative fuel vehicles in the United States includes almost 10 million E85 flexible-fuel vehicles, the world's ... of all alternative fuels consumed by alternative transportation fuel vehicles in the U.S. in 2009. In the US a motor vehicle is ...
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Patzek, Tad W. (2008). "Can the Earth Deliver the Biomass-for-Fuel we Demand?". In Pimentel, David. Biofuels, Solar and Wind as ... "Spent Nuclear Fuel: A Trash Heap Deadly for 250,000 Years or a Renewable Energy Source?". Scientific American. Ongena, J; G. ... to 1020 years from now) Graphical timeline from Big Bang to Heat Death (to 101000 years from now) Chronology of the Universe ... Although listed in years for convenience, the numbers beyond this point are so vast that their digits would remain unchanged ...
If the Single European Sky had been created 15 years ago, 12 million tons of CO2 could have been saved. Biofuels are fuels ... In the Continental Airlines test, the engine running partly on biofuel burned 46 kg less fuel than the conventionally fuelled ... Over the last 40 years, commercial jet airliners have become 70% more fuel efficient and are predicted to be another 25% more ... traditional jet fuel. Other airlines to demonstrate biofuels include Air New Zealand and Japan Airlines. ...
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In essence, each year's cane crop provides power for both the sugar factory and U.S. Sugar's refinery operations. U.S. ... Every ton of bagasse powers the equivalent of 50 gallons of fuel oil. A boilerproduces steam during the milling process by ... Bagasse is a clean, fibrous biofuel that results from the sugarcane extraction process. ... Under the proposals, the company would continue to farm the land for the next six years and convert the land back to its ...
Economic growth fuels changes in diets; for example, per capita meat demand in China has quadrupled over the last 30 years, and ... Growing cities, expanding industry and biofuels are increasingly competing with agriculture for water. The conclusion made by ... The report's authors forecast that the need for water would double within 50 years, due to global population rise, more people ... 18 September 2006 Need for Water Could Double in 50 Years, U.N. Study Finds, New York Times, August 22, 2006 Water Management: ...
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... as the main fuel. Peat is also used while coal is a reserve fuel. It burns about 300,000 bales of forest residues per year. The ... The world's largest biofuel CHP plant. Alholmens Kraft, Pietarsaari (PDF) (Report). OPET. Retrieved 2012-02-26. European ... "Alholmens Kraft Biofuel-fired Power Plant, Pietarsaari, Finland". Pöyry. Retrieved 2012-02-26. Sabonnadière, Jean-Claude (2009 ... The new power station uses wood-based biofuels (forest residues) ...
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- He explained that burning biofuel - fuel made from plant material - can be, gallon per gallon, up to 10 times less polluting than fossil fuel. (fastcompany.com)
- This is a green and renewable energy that helps in conserving fossil-fuel usage. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- There have been various methods tried for reducing fossil fuel dependency and containing carbon footprints for a healthier and more eco-friendly future. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- The table below compares various biofuels with their fossil fuel counterparts. (altenergymag.com)
- The aim of this study is to develop a theoretical model by which to demonstrate how taxes and subsidies work as external factors to substitute fossil fuel by a forest-based biofuel. (springer.com)
- Three states are as follows: a situation without a tax and subsidy, a situation with a biofuel subsidy, and a situation with a biofuel subsidy and a fossil fuel tax. (springer.com)
- It is conceivable that the joint application of taxes and subsidies will succour biofuel to supplant fossil fuel in the near future. (springer.com)
- Blume's latest book is a well researched and expanded update to his original work, incorporating 21st-century concerns over global warming, domestic-energy policy, grassroots biofuel solutions, and the challenges of going green in a world dominated by the fossil fuel "oiligarchy. (worldcat.org)
- In common parlance, the term fossil fuel also includes hydrocarbon-containing natural resources that are not derived entirely from biological sources, such as tar sands. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- Modern large-scale industrial development is based on fossil fuel use, which has largely supplanted water-driven mills, as well as the combustion of wood or peat for heat. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- He adds: "we are preparing ourselves, and Europe in particular, for a change from a fossil-fuel based economy to a bio-based one. (phys.org)
- Many of these technologies are old technologies that are now being rediscovered, as we start to realise that we need to use renewables, and not just one-use materials like fossil fuel stocks," comments Tony Longdon, technical director at naturally sourced polymer company Biome Bioplastics in Southampton, UK. (phys.org)
- Some energy-specialist are afraid that the transportation from other countries generate much more CO2 than fossil-fuel. (englishclub.com)
- RIN credits serve as a compliance currency for fossil fuel producers to buy or sell to meet their annual renewable fuel obligation. (brookings.edu)
- also stated that thanks to biofuels, the EU saved €30bn per year on fossil fuel imports. (euractiv.com)
- However, new second-generation biofuels get around this by being produced from rubbish, including household waste. (dailymail.co.uk)
- It is this 10 per cent target that is a cause for concern and is partly conditioned on the commercial viability of second-generation biofuels. (pambazuka.org)
- Second-generation biofuels are mainly made from lignocellulosic materials like wood and straw. (pambazuka.org)
- SweTree Technologies, for instance, is researching second-generation biofuels by genetically modifying trees for fuel conversion. (pambazuka.org)
- Second-generation biofuels are now mandated to produce twice as much energy compared to first-generation biofuels in meeting the 10 per cent EU-wide transport target. (pambazuka.org)
- and, a waste to fuels second generation biofuels plant. (msbusiness.com)
- Second‐generation biofuels from lignocellulose address this issue, but their production is not yet fully commercial. (els.net)
- UAE - After two years of research into new and improved ways to create biofuels, Dubai-based Neutral Fuels has become the first company to successfully use butter, cream and ghee waste as a feedstock for creating commercial biofuel. (thecattlesite.com)
- The biggest expense in making the fuel is the feedstock, which is why Amyris chose Brazil and sugarcane instead of corn and the United States, says Renninger. (technologyreview.com)
- Collecting feedstock to convert into biofuels can be complex and costly. (altenergymag.com)
- Some of the biggest ethanol producers like VeraSun Energy Corp have gone bankrupt over the last year on volatile feedstock prices and the credit crunch. (ibtimes.com)
- Challenges include supply of feedstock at commercial scales, and the cost of the conversion processes, according to An Overview of Second Generation Biofuel Technologies by Ralph E.H. Sims, Warren Mabee, Jack N. Saddler and Michael Taylor. (renewableenergyfocus.com)
- The feedstock is plentiful in some areas, and in these areas, refinement of biofuels makes economic sense. (researchandmarkets.com)
- Algae, a third-generation biofuel feedstock, present one of the most exciting possibilities as a future solution to our energy problems, especially that of transportation fuel. (oilgae.com)
- Algae are the only feedstock that have the potential to completely replace world's demand of transportation fuels. (oilgae.com)
- Such a wide range of end-uses enable companies to produce both fuels and non-fuel products from the same algae feedstock. (oilgae.com)
- Whatever the source, biofuels face a number of challenges including the cost of the feedstock, the cost of conversion to biofuel and slow progress from laboratory to pilot‐scale production. (els.net)
- Government regulation and carbon taxes may help the company compete, but its goal is a fuel that matches or beats the price of oil-about $60 a barrel. (technologyreview.com)
- Fossil fuels are carbon-based energy sources like coal, oil and natural gas . (howstuffworks.com)
- However, researchers at MIT say the industry may want to make sure it has examined biofuels' complete carbon footprint before making an all-out push. (eurekalert.org)
- For example, Hileman and his team calculated that biofuels derived from palm oil emitted 55 times more carbon dioxide if the palm oil came from a plantation located in a converted rainforest rather than a previously cleared area. (eurekalert.org)
- Depending on the type of land used, biofuels could ultimately emit 10 times more carbon dioxide than conventional fuel. (eurekalert.org)
- Until now the biofuel-producing algae has not made use of the protein like a carbon supply for biofuel. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- For example, can biofuels displace oil and carbon, but not food? (eenews.net)
- Biofuel is defined as any fuel whose energy is obtained through a process of biological carbon fixation. (altenergymag.com)
- Coskata, a startup biofuel company, has developed a new cellulosic process that can make ethanol from almost any carbon-rich source--including old tires--for less than $1 a gallon. (popularmechanics.com)
- The RFS is set to transform the traditionally petroleum-dependent transportation sector through the development and mandated use of low-carbon renewable fuels. (americanprogress.org)
- These advanced biofuels will help the United States reduce its dependence on carbon-heavy fuels and contribute to its goal of reducing carbon pollution 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. (americanprogress.org)
- In principle, burning biofuels merely releases the carbon the crops accumulated when growing. (theguardian.com)
- Even when you take into account the energy costs of harvesting, refining and transporting the fuel, they produce less net carbon than petroleum products. (theguardian.com)
- The law the British government passed a fortnight ago - by 2010, 5% of our road transport fuel must come from crops - will, it claims, save between 700,000 and 800,000 tonnes of carbon a year. (theguardian.com)
- If you count only the immediate carbon costs of planting and processing biofuels, they appear to reduce greenhouse gases. (theguardian.com)
- 6. The impact of industrial revolution on our climate 7/26/2014 6Image: http://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/CIS/houghton/images/fig4.jpg By the year 2100, carbon dioxide concentrations will rise to 600 - 700 parts per million. (slideshare.net)
- Oil is itself a carbon-based organic fuel, formed from crushed animals and vegetation over millions of years. (dailymail.co.uk)
- We reported last October that researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory have come up with a highly-efficient process to make liquid fuels directly from carbon dioxide and water, with a yield of 63 percent. (biofuelsdigest.com)
- The first commercial scale carbon-capture project captures CO2 from a 55-year-old coal-fired plant near Estevan, Saskatchewan, and stores it in nearby underground sites. (acs.org)
- The reactor can use a variety of carbon and energy sources to make fuel. (anl.gov)
- Biofuel can be produced from any carbon source that can be replenished rapidly, e.g. plants. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- For every unit of energy generated, the ethanol-biofuel use produces a lot less CO2 (plant fertilizer) but more volatile organic compounds (VOC's), more carbon monoxide, more nitrous oxides, as well as more sulphur dioxides. (joannenova.com.au)
- It, however, does not mean that at combustion of bio fuel is formed less dioxide carbon (CO2). (englishclub.com)
- At combustion of biofuel in an atmosphere carbon which was earlier swallowed up with plants comes back, therefore the carbon balance of a planet remains constant. (englishclub.com)
- Minerals of fuel - absolutely other business: carbon in their structure millions years remained "inhibited" in terrestrial bowels. (englishclub.com)
- While biofuels burn more cleanly than fossil fuels, producing less carbon dioxide and other pollutants, critics argue this is just one side of a bigger issue. (euractiv.com)
- Biofuels burn cleaner than fossil fuels, releasing fewer pollutants and greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere. (howstuffworks.com)
- These biological fuel factories take carbon dioxide out of the air as they grow, which reduces the planet's burden of greenhouse gases. (kcur.org)
- Developing a renewable fuel that meets aviation's unique operating requirements will be vital to an industry looking to provide affordable service in a carbon constrained economy. (votesmart.org)
- Ten years ago biofuels were seen as ideal, low-carbon, replacements for the liquid fossil fuels that power the majority of the world's transport systems. (edie.net)
- BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speaking as one of the keynote speakers at the World Biofuels Markets here today, DuPont Biofuels Vice President & General Manager John Ranieri provided an update on the company's initiatives to deliver technologies that use non-food agricultural feedstocks to produce biofuels as well as its efforts with partner BP to introduce biobutanol and advanced biofuels into the European market. (autoblog.com)
- Argonne biophysicist Phil Laible oversees the growth of new photosynthetic bacteria designed to produce biofuels. (anl.gov)
- Hydrogen & Fuel Cells & Batteries Expo. (eventseye.com)
- They are currently testing a hand-sized microreactor that can convert nearly any liquid fuel into hydrogen-and while you are pondering that little nugget of information consider this: the microreactor units can be linked together. (gizmodo.com.au)
- InnovaTek has already developed linked systems capable of producing anywhere from 1 to 160 gallons of hydrogen per minute, meaning that it is possible to generate hydrogen on-board in fuel-cell powered vehicles. (gizmodo.com.au)
- used hydrogen produced by the fermentation of glucose by Clostridium butyricum as the reactant at the anode of a hydrogen and air fuel cell. (wikipedia.org)
- 1 nuclear plant would would produce enough elect.to extract hydrogen from water to move us away from fossil fuels.Change your injectors fill your tank and away you go. (freerepublic.com)
- For many years, hydrogen has been considered as an alternative to fossil fuels. (environmental-expert.com)
- A driver places a hydrogen fuel pump into a hydrogen fuel powered automobile. (scientificamerican.com)
- Shell bought its way into the hydrogen fuel business in Germany, becoming a partner in a network that is building 400 hydrogen filling stations, needed to supply a growing market for fuel-cell-driven cars. (scientificamerican.com)
- Except bio fuel there's also hydrogen fuel, but this this topic not about that. (englishclub.com)
- Perhaps if all this funding for dead end ideas would go into battery research and/or fuel cell research we all could have affordable electric vehicles powered by either batteries, hydrogen, fuel cells, solar panels, or cow dung! (greencarcongress.com)
- Severe cases of land-use change could make coal-to-liquid fuels look green," says Hileman, noting that by conventional standards, "coal-to-liquid is not a green option. (eurekalert.org)
- Road transport in Europe will need liquid fuels for a long time," Emmanuel Desplechin, secretary general of ePURE, the European renewable ethanol association, told EURACTIV. (euractiv.com)
- Biofuel use needs to increase to help fight climate change as liquid fuels will be needed by aircraft and ships for many decades to come, finds a new report requested by the UK government. (edie.net)
- Despite the fast growth in electric cars, Shah said biofuels would be needed as a key part of tackling climate change because no significant alternatives for liquid fuels were available for aircraft, ships and long-distance HGVs. (edie.net)
- The remaining 21 billion gallons will come from advanced and cellulosic biofuels. (americanprogress.org)
- Advanced and cellulosic biofuels have not ramped up as quickly as expected due to technology scale-up difficulties and the economic downturn in 2008, which made investment capital scarce. (americanprogress.org)
- The company is also behind others, like some emerging cellulosic ethanol makers, in the race to make motor fuel from non-corn sources, but Lee said investors are interested in Virent, despite the credit crunch, because the fuel has several advantages over ethanol. (ibtimes.com)
- Cellulosic ethanol plants should come on line by 2010 or 2011, and the industry remains poised to meet a U.S. government goal to increase biofuel usage five-fold by 2022. (popularmechanics.com)
- The biofuels work in DiIorio's lab is sponsored by California-based EdenIQ, which is investing heavily in the development of cellulosic ethanol. (wpi.edu)
- At full capacity, DuPont's biorefinery is capable of producing 30 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year. (energy.gov)
- Joule Biotechnologies says it' engineering microbes that can make two types of fuel, won't require expensive feedstocks like sugar, and don't have to die after making a batch of fuel. (greentechmedia.com)
- Turning from 1st generation biofuels produced from food crops to 2nd generation biofuels produced from ligno-cellulosic feedstocks has been praised by many, but 2nd generation has a long way to go to reach full commercialisation. (renewableenergyfocus.com)
- Table 1: Typical scale of operation for various 2nd generation biofuel plants using crop-based ligno-cellulosic feedstocks. (renewableenergyfocus.com)
- Fiscal year (FY) 2016 realized advances in renewable jet fuel and feedstocks research, as well as other hydrocarbon biofuel research and development breakthroughs. (energy.gov)
- DuPont Biofuels vice president and general manager John Ranieri spoke at the World Biofuels Markets in Brussels last week, and said that DuPont's drive to bring "high-performance and environmentally sustainable" biofuels made from farm-grown feedstocks to the European market is still on track. (autoblog.com)
- Technology to Produce Cellulosic Biofuels: DuPont and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are jointly funding a research program to develop technology to convert non-food agricultural feedstocks into ethanol. (autoblog.com)
- Exporting biofuels or feedstocks from developing countries to the EU will push up food prices and hurt poor consumers. (pambazuka.org)
- Summary of first‐, second‐ and third‐generation biofuels and the feedstocks from which they are made. (els.net)
- Sen. Ted Cruz has emerged as Washington's leading critic of the ethanol industry, holding up federal nominees over his opposition to the national biofuels mandate, lambasting the sector in fiery Senate floor speeches, and leading a coalition of oil-friendly lawmakers to the Oval Office in hopes of weakening the Renewable Fuel Standard. (washingtontimes.com)
- More than 40% of US grain is used for energy due to the Renewable Fuel Mandate (RFS). (repec.org)
- Food for fuel: The effect of the US biofuel mandate on poverty in India ," Quantitative Economics , Econometric Society, vol. 10(3), pages 1153-1193, July. (repec.org)
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- Overall our evidence [is] that the sustainability risk of increasing levels of biofuels can be managed and the government should be confident of increasing the mandate for biofuels," said Nilay Shah, a professor at Imperial College London and one of the team who produced the report. (edie.net)
- Rather than licensing its hydrocarbon-producing yeast to another company, Amyris plans to purchase sugar mills and convert them in order to use its microbes to produce fuels and other chemicals. (technologyreview.com)
- Currently biofuel is produced from plants as well as microbes. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- The oils, carbohydrates or fats generated by the microbes or plants are refined to produce biofuel. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- But a new research has led to a new discovery of getting the microbes to produce fuel from the proteins instead of utilizing the protein for its own growth. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- This is like tricking the microbes to deviate from that and produce fats or material that can be converted to biofuel. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- Cambridge, Mass.-based Joule says that its microbes can make either ethanol or a hydrocarbon, two types of fuels, giving the company greater flexibility in facing fluid market conditions. (greentechmedia.com)
- Some companies have worked out ways to reduce those steps and even engineered their microbes to secrete fuels that do not need that last step of refinement. (greentechmedia.com)
- advanced biofuels' are generated by microbes, notably, oleaginous yeasts or microalgae, where the microbe does not convert the substrate to fuel but is the immediate source of the fuel. (els.net)
- Advanced biofuels can further be classified as 'third generation' if they are made by naturally occurring microbes or 'fourth generation' if the biofuels are produced by synthetic biology in engineered microbes. (els.net)
- Biobutanol is a good example of improved performance and environmental sustainability for biofuels. (autoblog.com)
- This vehicle is our way of communicating with you about the science and sustainability of conventional and advanced biofuels-fuel made from clean, renewable plants and waste. (novozymes.com)
- Communication 2010/C 160/01 from the Commission on voluntary schemes and default values in the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme [Official Journal C 160 of 19.6. (europa.eu)
- Biofuels and Sustainability Reports. (usda.gov)
- The visit to Guardian Energy was organized by the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association. (ethanolproducer.com)
- Fossil fuels are called nonrenewable energy sources, since it takes hundreds of millions of years for the Earth to produce new deposits of coal, oil and natural gas. (howstuffworks.com)
- In the United States, 93 percent of the energy we consume comes from fossil fuels. (howstuffworks.com)
- A microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy by the action of microorganisms. (wikipedia.org)
- Rep. TIERNEY: This bill incorporates the Green Jobs Act, which will make $120 million a year available to begin training workers in the clean energy sector. (ontheissues.org)
- Fertilizing with bio-ammonia would also save energy and could be as important as the bio-fuels they are working on. (alternative-energy-news.info)
- Algae fuel maker Sapphire Energy, concentrating on hydrocarbons, is trying this similar trick. (greentechmedia.com)
- A fuel is any material that can be made to react with other substances so that it releases energy as heat energy or to be used for work . (wikipedia.org)
- The heat energy released by reactions of fuels is converted into mechanical energy via a heat engine . (wikipedia.org)
- Fuels are also used in the cells of organisms in a process known as cellular respiration , where organic molecules are oxidized to release usable energy. (wikipedia.org)
- Fuels are contrasted with other substances or devices storing potential energy, such as those that directly release electrical energy (such as batteries and capacitors ) or mechanical energy (such as flywheels , springs, compressed air, or water in a reservoir). (wikipedia.org)
- Fossil fuels were rapidly adopted during the Industrial Revolution, because they were more concentrated and flexible than traditional energy sources, such as water power. (wikipedia.org)
- Chemical fuels are substances that release energy by reacting with substances around them, most notably by the process of combustion . (wikipedia.org)
- Most of the chemical energy released in combustion was not stored in the chemical bonds of the fuel, but in the weak double bond of molecular oxygen. (wikipedia.org)
- Solid fuel refers to various types of solid material that are used as fuel to produce energy and provide heating , usually released through combustion . (wikipedia.org)
- Increasingly, expensive oil, coal and global warming are causing an energy revolution by requiring fossil fuels to be supplemented by alternative energy sources and by requiring changes in lifestyle. (typepad.com)
- The material for the blog and upcoming world-wide celebration comes from John Perlin's recently published book, Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy. (motherearthnews.com)
- If any of those molecules can be used to provide energy in a mechanical setting, we call it a fuel. (altenergymag.com)
- A biofuel is a hydrocarbon that is made by or from a living organism that we can use to generate energy. (altenergymag.com)
- The fuel contains more energy than either ethanol or butanol. (ibtimes.com)
- The National Renewable Energy Laboratory says as much, flat out: "Today, 1 Btu of fossil energy consumed in producing and delivering corn ethanol results in 1.3 Btu of usable energy in your fuel tank. (popularmechanics.com)
- The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that the cellulosic sector is about four years behind RFS targets. (environmentalleader.com)
- Blume systematically and entertainingly builds his case for individual responsibility and activism in dealing with the nation's domestic-energy challenges, and he excludes no one in preaching his gospel of alcohol-fuel independence. (worldcat.org)
- The state-owned Russian United Industrial Corporation Oboronprom and the non-profit Fuel Energy Union will invest $US 20 million in the project. (rt.com)
- Higher blends of ethanol do have lower energy content, but this is made up for with the reduced price of the fuel at the pump, allowing for more miles of travel per dollar. (novozymes.com)
- Researchers in the NBER's Environment and Energy Economics (EEE) program have studied a wide range of issues, including both long-standing questions and emerging issues, in recent years. (nber.org)
- In order to turn this alcohol into fuel that is chemically equivalent to petroleum-based jet fuels, the oxygen must first be removed and the remaining molecules must be combined into a larger, more energy-dense hydrocarbon. (energy.gov)
- However, with the onset of the industrial revolution over 200 years ago, wood alone could no longer support the increasing energy demand. (brightkite.com)
- The world quickly turned to coal to satisfy its energy needs, and it has been reliant on fossil fuels ever since. (brightkite.com)
- Despite the inroads renewable and nuclear energies have made in recent decades, the vast majority of energy used by society still comes from the three main fossil fuels: petroleum, natural gas, and coal. (brightkite.com)
- The formation of petroleum and natural gas began hundreds of millions of years ago as energy from the sun in the form of light radiated toward the earth. (brightkite.com)
- 1698 words - 7 pages Abstract- As the world began to raise concerns on climate change and rapid depletion of fossil fuels, there is a need to hasten the solutions for clean energy generation with renewable sources. (brightkite.com)
- Are Biofuels Renewable Energy? (azocleantech.com)
- Fuel is any material that is burned or altered to obtain energy. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- Fuel releases its energy either through chemical means, such as combustion , or nuclear means, such as nuclear fission or nuclear fusion . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- An important property of a useful fuel is that its energy can be stored to be released only when needed, and that the release is controlled in such a way that the energy can be harnessed to produce work . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- All known life forms, from microorganisms to humans , depend on and use fuels as their sources of energy. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- The application of energy released from fuels ranges from heating to cooking and from powering weapons to the generation of electricity . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- All currently known fuels ultimately derive their energy from a small number of sources. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- Fossil fuels , for example, are thought to have been formed from the remains of living matter, which received its energy from the utilization of solar energy through photosynthesis . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- Solar energy, in turn, is generated by the thermonuclear fusion process at the core of the Sun . The radioactive isotopes used as fuel to power nuclear plants were formed in supernova explosions. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- Wood was one of the first fuels used by humans and is still an important energy source in much of the world. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- Nuclear fuel is any material that is consumed to derive nuclear energy. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- In practice, the only materials commonly referred to as nuclear fuels are those that will produce energy without being placed under extreme duress. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- There are plenty of questions facing our industry," van Beurden explained last year at an energy conference in Houston. (scientificamerican.com)
- Biofuels, on the other hand, primarily come from plants and are viewed as renewable fuel and energy sources. (perkins.com)
- The Senate plan addresses the immediate need to lower gas prices, the looming crisis of high heating fuel costs and would put long term measures in place to encourage the use of alternative sources of energy and to encourage conservation. (nysenate.gov)
- The Senate also passed a resolution, asking the federal government to increase funding for the low income Home Energy Assistance Program, based on anticipated higher costs for home heating fuel this winter. (nysenate.gov)
- And my another concern about bio-energy is the exchange the food product to raw-material for bio-fuels. (englishclub.com)
- Secondly, there are plenty of ways to develop energy that we can use besides alternate and hybrid fuel. (englishclub.com)
- Here is one example of alternate energy that has been around for 35 years. (englishclub.com)
- If successful, the system may propel biofuel from being a next-to-ignored alternative energy to being a major player. (asme.org)
- As policymakers prepare the bloc's renewable energy targets for 2030, part of the debate has crystallised around the role of biofuels. (euractiv.com)
- Increasing demand of biofuels is fueling growth in consumption of ethanol in the renewable fuel energy sector. (mynewsdesk.com)
- James Beard, a climate and energy specialist at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF-UK), said: "Unsustainable biofuels can do more damage than good and should be phased out. (edie.net)
- They say the net impact of biofuels has been positive for the climate. (euractiv.com)
- The new report combines more than 250 analyses of the impact of biofuels around the world, including how demand for food-based biofuels drives the destruction of forests and peatlands when farmers expand into additional areas - the most contentious issue. (edie.net)
- What's the process to convert wine into fuel? (howstuffworks.com)
- The photosynthetic bacteria in the Endurance Biofuel Reactor efficiently convert waste from kitchens or latrines into an alcohol that can power diesel engines. (anl.gov)
- A single reactor takes between two and four days to convert waste into fuel, but the system can be modified to generate fuel continually. (anl.gov)
- The company's diesel fuel works in today's engines and matches the performance of petroleum diesel. (technologyreview.com)
- The three prongs of the company's research are: getting more ethanol from a particular amount of corn, developing the technology to make cellulosic biofuels, and partnering with other organizations - the U.S. DOE and DP, for example, to bring biofuels to market. (autoblog.com)
- Bringing a new meaning to the term 'British Racing Green', the company's biofuel report says: 'Bentley will introduce a new powertrain offering a 40 per cent fuel economy improvement by 2012. (dailymail.co.uk)
- The company's innovative technology converts municipal solid waste (household trash) into low-cost, sustainable aviation biofuel. (energy.gov)
- Soil-based microbial fuel cells serve as educational tools, as they encompass multiple scientific disciplines (microbiology, geochemistry, electrical engineering, etc.) and can be made using commonly available materials, such as soils and items from the refrigerator. (wikipedia.org)
- They say that when a biofuel's origins are factored in -- for example, taking into account whether the fuel is made from palm oil grown in a clear-cut rainforest -- conventional fossil fuels may sometimes be the "greener" choice. (eurekalert.org)
- Solid fuels include wood , charcoal , peat , coal , hexamine fuel tablets , and pellets made from wood (see wood pellets ), corn , wheat , rye and other grains . (wikipedia.org)
- was a good idea should be removed from their position and made to feed the hungry for at least a year. (fark.com)
- Biofuels do not have to be made from food stuff. (fark.com)
- Ziegler took up the call first made by this column for a five-year moratorium on all government targets and incentives for biofuel: the trade should be frozen until second-generation fuels - made from wood or straw or waste - become commercially available. (theguardian.com)
- It is a new-generation green fuel made of maize, wheat, sugar-beet, sugar-cane or barley. (rt.com)
- These are fuels made directly from CO2, water and either sunlight or electricity. (biofuelsdigest.com)
- One of its new companies sells biofuels made from sugar cane in Brazil. (scientificamerican.com)
- Most of the EU biofuels market is made of food-based biofuels which have negative indirect land-use change impacts. (euractiv.com)
- Biofuels made from plants could one day help us reduce our dependency on fossil fuels. (howstuffworks.com)
- But, he said, biofuels can be difficult and expensive to produce: scientists haven't perfected the process of breaking down plant material - cellulose - into simple sugars. (fastcompany.com)
- A team at WPI is now working on ways to develop biofuels that are based on cellulose, which makes up the heavy, woody fibers found in all plants. (wpi.edu)
- Extracting sugar from cellulose is the first important step in the process, but to produce liquid biofuel the sugar needs to be fermented into ethanol. (wpi.edu)
- Many oils, edible and otherwise, are burned as fuel, such as in oil lamps and as a substitute for petroleum-based fuels. (wikipedia.org)
- Hileman and his team performed a life-cycle analysis of 14 fuel sources, including conventional petroleum-based jet fuel and "drop-in" biofuels: alternatives that can directly replace conventional fuels with little or no change to existing infrastructure or vehicles. (eurekalert.org)
- The food versus fuel debate already has many people worried that we can't feed the world and power our cars. (treehugger.com)
- I'm proud of my work to strengthen the Clean Air Act, make drinking water safer, reduce pesticides in food, and cut oil consumption through strong fuel efficiency standards. (washingtontimes.com)
- Roughly 40 percent of corn in the United States is currently used for fuel, which increases the price of food and animal feed while also damaging the environment. (washingtontimes.com)
- World farm commodity prices will edge higher in the next decade, and oilseeds are set to outperform wheat and other cereals, both trends fuelled by demand in emerging economies, the OECD said on Wednesday, presenting a joint report with the UN's food agency FAO. (mercopress.com)
- Rubin said we need to move towards grass-based biofuels, warning against pitting our food needs against our fuel needs - especially with 9 billion mouths to feed by the year 2050. (fastcompany.com)
- Chemical resources are in continuous demand by developed and developing countries alike, and it is estimated that there will be a 50% increase in consumption of plant resources for food and fuel by 2050 [ 1 , 2 ]. (mdpi.com)
- The impact on the people in poor, developing countries is already a problem when farmers can obtain greater profits by using their land for biofuels than for food. (altenergymag.com)
- We need to develop biofuels that do not compete with the food supply," said Alex DiIorio, PhD., assistant professor of biology and biotechnology and director of WPI's Bioprocessing Center at Gateway Park. (wpi.edu)
- The goal is to find a renewable source of liquid fuel that is better for the environment, that doesn't rely on crude oil, and that doesn't affect the price of food. (wpi.edu)
- I mean, whoever thought, "Let's burn food for fuel! (fark.com)
- Ministers were initially in favour of biofuels, but their opinions have changed after claims that food-producing land is being turned over to making fuel for cars. (dailymail.co.uk)
- But environmental campaigners, who once backed biofuels, have recently attacked the strategy, arguing that vast tracts of land used to grow food have been diverted to fuel plants, causing food prices to soar and creating global food shortages. (dailymail.co.uk)
- According to the World Bank, oil is the driving force behind the price of food--not biofuels. (novozymes.com)
- 800 words - 3 pages Environmental Effects of Fossil Fuels Besides food, fossil fuels are our most important resource. (brightkite.com)
- About a third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally-about 1.3 billion tons per year. (anl.gov)
- I see no reason to fund any research into trying to turn our food supply into fuel for our vehicles. (greencarcongress.com)
- High food prices are not at any important degree driven by food based biofuels (there is simply not enough demand from biofuel factories yet to make a price difference globally). (greencarcongress.com)
- We really need to stop our opposition to food based biofuels because it is based on fairytales abut starving children in Africa. (greencarcongress.com)
- Increased applications of ethanol in biofuels, industrial, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food & beverages sectors lead to burgeoning growth of the ethanol market. (mynewsdesk.com)
- L]ast week the Glover Park Group, a public relations firm in Washington, staged a teleconference with reporters to disparage what it called the U.S. food-to-fuel policy. (prwatch.org)
- Meanwhile, Merritt Cluff, the co-author of a new report on the global food crisis from the United Nations' Food & Agriculture Organization [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7424375.stm says], "Biofuels are the largest new source of demand for agriculture and are causing higher prices. (prwatch.org)
- For thousands of years, people have cut down trees to burn for heat and to cook their food. (usda.gov)
- It's the latest installment of the long-running food vs. fuel battle. (kcur.org)
- But wouldn't it be lovely if somebody came up with a biofuel that didn't take food out of people's mouths? (kcur.org)
- More fertile land for biofuels means less food or forests. (kcur.org)
- Welcome back, food vs. fuel. (kcur.org)
- The Renewable Fuel Standard that boosted ethanol use has fallen out of favor so badly that environmentalists now see themselves on the same side of the debate as Republicans such as Sen. Ted Cruz, arguing that the entire program is deeply flawed and must be completely overhauled. (washingtontimes.com)
- As it does every fall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is mandating even higher levels of ethanol in our transportation fuel supply while ignoring market realities and the negative impact of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard on American consumers. (washingtontimes.com)
- As acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler will soon learn, if he hasn't already, reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is critical to the economy and boaters. (washingtontimes.com)
- In July, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposal for the 2011 percentage standards for the four fuels categories under the agency's Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). (environmentalleader.com)
- According to The Guardian, scientists at Edinburg Napier University have been using by-products-known as 'pot ale' and draff- from the Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery in East Lothian to produce a viable biofuel . (treehugger.com)
- Scientists are exploring these as a fuel source, particularly since they also do not require fresh water. (eurekalert.org)
- Virtually any organic material could be used to feed the fuel cell, including coupling cells to wastewater treatment plants. (wikipedia.org)
- By use: as described above, oils from plants are used in cooking, for fuel, for cosmetics, for medical purposes, and for other industrial purposes. (wikipedia.org)
- [ page needed ] Throughout most of human history fuels derived from plants or animal fat were only used by humans. (wikipedia.org)
- Last year, DiIorio's team went into the field and took samples of organisms they found in places where trees and plants were decaying. (wpi.edu)
- Many different plants and plant-derived materials are used for biofuel manufacture. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
- palm oil, with highest yield of conventional sources, delivers approximately fifteen barrels of oil per acre per year. (typepad.com)
- It can be blended with existing fuels to make conventional petrol go further. (rt.com)
- But the 'flex-fuel' system, as it's called, will also allow the vehicles to run on conventional petrol. (dailymail.co.uk)
- Conventional biofuel is already competing without subsidies. (novozymes.com)
- Conventional and advanced biofuels are competing against oil which has enjoyed subsidies for decades, and still does today. (novozymes.com)
- Karl W Feilder, chairman and CEO of Neutral Fuels, said the company was inspired by Dubai Municipality's "Zero Waste by 2030" target. (thecattlesite.com)
- I wonder if a business that picks up lawn waste (grass clippings, leaves, etc.) and sells it to a bio-fuels producer would be a monry-maker? (fark.com)
- The farmers sell the watermelons to the factory, the factory pulps and processes the melons, making bio-fuel, and the waste pulp is then resold very cheaply to anyone who wants it. (slashdot.org)
- The country's first bio-butanol plant will be located in the Irkutsk region, using a special non-waste technology to produce fuel from renewable sources. (rt.com)
- Working with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), biofuel producer LanzaTech received $4 million in funding from BETO to develop a process that not only provides a sustainable source of renewable jet fuel, but also offers an innovative solution to industrial waste management. (energy.gov)
- This process not only provides a viable source of sustainable jet fuel but also offers an innovative solution to industrial waste management. (energy.gov)
- An estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans each year. (azocleantech.com)
- A new technology from Argonne may remind viewers of Mr. Fusion of Back to the Future fame, only with a biofuel twist: put in your waste and out comes diesel fuel. (anl.gov)
- If the idea of converting on-site waste into a drop-in ready fuel with a small mobile unit seems outrageous, then why does moving refined fuel through a weak infrastructure make sense? (anl.gov)
- Special bacteria can turn biological waste into fuel by converting pigments in their cells into a type of biofuel called phytol-which separates out into the colorless top layer on the left. (anl.gov)
- CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. 2016-2019) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of these documents in these same four years (e.g. 2016 - 19). (elsevier.com)
- British Airways abandoned a £340m scheme to create jet fuel from London's rubbish in January 2016, although in the same month the US navy launched its first aircraft carriers powered by biofuels . (edie.net)