Research

Study Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy Potential

January 28, 2013

A new study called Sustainable bioenergy production from marginal lands in the US Midwest shows how marginal lands deemed unsuitable for food crops can be used to grow grassy and non-woody plants as biomass for alternative energy fuels. According to a Phys report, faculty members and a Ph.D. student from the Department of Geographical Sciences […]

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Video: Argonne National Laboratory’s Director on Alternative Energy

August 15, 2012

Eric Isaacs, director of Argonne National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research center in the American midwest, talks about alternative energy solutions. He emphasizes the research on how to improve energy storage, particularly lithium-based battery technology. Related Posts:Firms Carry Out Testing of “World’s Largest” Fuel Cell System Study Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy PotentialRichard Branson on Clean EnergyRecord […]

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More Funding For Cellulosic Ethanol Research

June 15, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy announced that it is giving $36bn in federal grants to six small scale projects across five states whose objective is to produce drop-in advanced biofuels and other bio-based chemicals. The ultimate goal of the projects is to improve the economics and efficiency of cellulosic ethanol, also known as second-generation ethanol, […]

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Algae Yield Increases With New Technology

April 3, 2011

Algae is one of the most exciting types of renewable fuels being researched, although there’s a long way to go before it becomes commercially available on a large scale – the aviation industry may be benefitting from algae before car drivers do. But there are companies out there looking into ways to turn algae biofuel […]

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New Report Highlights Urgency to Find Renewable Sources of Energy

November 19, 2010

Oil reserves will be depleted by 2041 if current consumption remain as they are now, that is, 85.22 million barrels a day, yearly growth of 1.3 per cent, a new study says. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalStudy Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy PotentialVideo: Argonne National Laboratory’s Director on Alternative EnergyAlternative Energy in the Spotlight […]

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