Tag Archive for 'fuel'

Biogas from food waste to power Oslo city buses

March 23rd, 2012 by The Research Council of Norway

Banana peel, coffee grounds and other food waste will be transformed into green fuel for Oslo’s city buses starting in 2013. The Norwegian capital’s new biogas plant will also supply nutrient-rich biofertiliser for agriculture. The plant will be able to process 50,000 tonnes of food waste annually, converting it to environment-friendly fuel for 135 municipal […]

Food waste makes fuel for cars

February 10th, 2012 by Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB

Researchers have developed a facility that ferments food waste to make methane, which can be used to power vehicles. Drivers who fill up with natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel spend less on fuel and are more environmentally friendly.

The Production and use of Alcohol Fuels for Energy Security and Carbon Reduction

September 16th, 2009 by Richard Lord

Dr. Richard Pearson and Mr. James Turner of Lotus Engineering spoke at the Channel Islands Group of Professional Engineers meeting on the 16 September 2009 about how ethanol and methanol could be manufactured and used in the current vehicle fleet to reduce C02 emissions and provide increased energy security. To download Part 1 of the […]