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New Clean Diesel Engines Beat all Hybrids in Efficiency

Posted by jimlowry on October 12, 2013 at 7:15 PM Comments comments ()

The rebirth of the diesel engine

Automotive technology: Electric and hybrid cars are being given a run for their money by an unlikely competitor: a range of advanced diesel engines that set new standards in performance and fuel economy


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Inexpensive Method of Growing High Oil Algae

Posted by jimlowry on March 5, 2013 at 2:25 AM Comments comments ()


Grow Your Own Energy

A NASA-backed experiment harvests algae for oil, releases fresh water.


By Jonathan Trent|Posted Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at 7:15 AM

Filamentous green algae.


All algae produce natural oils. We may just need to harness the right ones for an energy source.


Before we run out of fossil oil, we will thoroughly tap the sea floor, find and frack wells wherever they may be, and...

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*$2.28 per gallon algae biofuels?

Posted by jimlowry on March 1, 2013 at 3:05 PM Comments comments ()

*$2.28 per gallon algae biofuels?

In California, OriginOil announced a new company study indicating a potential production cost as low as $2.28/gallon ($0.60/Liter) for gasoline or diesel using a blend of algae and waste feedstocks, using the latest growth, harvesting and fuel conversion technologies from OriginOil and other innovators. OriginOil’s comprehensive model analyzes the entire algae production process at scale, integrating the latest advances in growth, harvesting and ...

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