Lebônê Dirt-Powered Battery
500 million people in Africa live without power.
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Ethanol Biofuels in the United StatesLast Updated on 2012-10-07 at 22:48
Biofuels are a major source of renewable energy in the United States. Ethanol produced from corn starch accounts for 90% of the biofuels consumed, but only 5% of all... More »
Turning Plant Sugar into EthanolLast Updated on 2012-08-22 at 14:54
Today, a vintner creating the next great cabernet, a moonshiner making whiskey, and an engineer processing biomass employ brewer’s yeast, the fungus Saccharomyces... More »
Hybrid CarsLast Updated on 2012-06-13 at 20:26
Petroleum-electric hybrid vehicles combine the desirable properties of electric propulsion with the portability and convenient refueling of petroleum fuels. Most of the... More »
Cellulosic biofuelsLast Updated on 2012-06-05 at 20:57
Cellulosic biofuels are fuels produced from cellulose (fibrous material) derived from renewable biomass.
This article was derived from Congressional Research... More »
Biomass conversion into fuelsLast Updated on 2012-06-03 at 15:07
Biomass, a source of renewable energy, is organic biological material such as wood, wood waste, municipal solid waste, straw, sugar cane, algae, and many... More »