October 2008

New technology focus: C02 to fuel

October 31, 2008

A Santa Barbara-based developer of technology to transform carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into gasoline and other fuels earlier this week announced that it anticipates the completion of a prototype that will demonstrate its biocatalytic CO2 to fuel process by Q1 2009. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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We Need a New American Dream

October 30, 2008

With all of the economies falling every which way, and with energy prices causing havoc with everyone’s budget as it fluctuates from $4 a gallon to $2 a gallon and who knows when it will uncontrollably jump up again, one of the few things we can do is assess where we are. America got here […]

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Solar power and nanotechnology

October 27, 2008

Get ready to learn some new words. Biomimetics and Dye Sensitised solar Cells (DSCs) are two of the technologies that arrive with great promise for capturing or storing solar energy while nanocatalysis develops efficient catalysts for energy-saving industrial processes. These are nanotechnologies, which, according to the European Science Foundation (ESF), can be used to develop […]

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UK launches Algae Biofuels Challenge

October 24, 2008

The Carbon Trust, a UK governmental organization set up to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy, yesterday launched the Algae Biofuels Challenge to look for ways to commercialize the use of algae biofuel as an alternative to fossil based oil by 2020. The Algae Biofuels Challenge is a multi-million pound UK R&D initiative […]

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European hydrogen fuel initiative launched

October 21, 2008

The European Commission last week launched the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative (JTI), a public private partnership with joint funding from the European Community (EU) and from industry with industry in the lead. The Commission will fund €470m (US$615m) from the FP7 program over six years and at least the same amount will […]

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