New biofuel based on cheese byproducts

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews  Brad Wahlen, of the Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Utah State University, about the biofuel speedster he and students have developed that has set land speed records. The fuel comes from a cheese byproduct.   New biofuel based on cheese byproducts ] … [Read more...]

Cutting gasoline consumption with a tablet part 2

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com concludes her interview with Bill Hyman, co-founder of Greenfoot Global, which sells a tablet that cuts gasoline consumption, increases power in cars and reduces emissions. It's based on a technology whose inventor won the Nobel Prize for chemistry. Cutting gasoline consumption with a tablet part 2]   … [Read more...]

Electric vehicles: A win for Detroit and EE

By Reid Smith At this week’s Detroit Auto Show, electric vehicles are on top. Two of the year’s highest-rated cars are electric. The plug-in hybrid electric Chevy Volt was awarded this year’s “Car of the Year,” just beating out the all-electric Nissan LEAF. But regardless of which car wins, the message is clear: electric cars are generating a lot … [Read more...]

Next, the Air Car?

By Reid Smith September 11, 2008 Vehicles account for 26% of the nation's carbon dioxide emissions, and 51% of the average household's daily CO2 output (http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/climate.shtml), according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. So, clearly fuel economy is critical to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Big car … [Read more...]