Consider this, ethanol burns stronger and cleaner than gasoline and can be grown within the United States and other nations that have a climate which supports corn or switchgrass. The energy density of Ethanol is substantially less than conventional gasoline (31.1MJ/kg vs 47.1 MJ/kg) but it burns stronger because it’s less volatile (i.e. higher octane) …

This open source Google Map provides biofuel compatible vehicle owners with a resource for locating fueling stations around the United States and rest of the world. Stations are added on an ongoing basis by the Cleantech Authority Network staff and contributions are welcome using the input form below. You may also subscribe to the XML …

The biodiesel program at the University of Colorado in Boulder dates back to 2002 when five students from an engineering class designed and created a biodiesel processor. Around that same time, several students involved with the Environmental Center constructed biodiesel cars using old VW Rabbits. CU now has a wealth of campus resources dedicated to …

In my last article, we discussed how mushrooms can be used as a catalytic agent in the biodegradation of fossil fuels and plastics. As more researchers discover the unique properties of mushrooms, wide-spread applications are quickly being created. Several scientists have been experimenting with ways to use mushroom mycelium as an efficient and cost effective …