BioFuel for Vehicles
|Biodiesel Now. Very active blog-forum.|
|Gas 2.0 News and resources about the future of transportation. Electric Cars, Advanced Biofuels, and ways that you can move beyond petroleum...|
|Biodiesel & SVO (Straight Vegetable Oil) Discussion Forums.|
|Scientists unveil chocolate-fueled race car by Meera Selva, Associated Press Writer, Tue May 5, 3:25 pm. Yahoo News.|
|National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. Feb 1-4, 2009 in San Francisco.|
|International Bioenergy Days a recurring International bio-energy conference. Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.|
|Elsbett motor. Their conversion technology lets most modern Diesel engines run on straight vegetable oil.|
|Golden Fuel Systems (formerly Greasel Conversions) is one of the world leaders in manufacturing and installation of SVO (Straight Vegetable Oil) diesel conversion systems. Products to convert as well as 6 U.S. locations.|
|Biofuel Comparison Chart. Seattle Post Intelligencer. How Green are BioFuels. Easy to read chart compares 7 bio-fuels and ethanols. ***|
|US Department of Energy Biodiesel Blends Fact Sheet 2008. PDF.|
|US Department of Energy Biodiesel Handling and Use Guidelines. PDF.|
|Earth Biofuels, Inc. is a producer, distributor, and marketer of biodiesel fuel, the company operates at each level of the supply chain from raw materials to the retail level.|
|PETROTEC has been producing biodiesel using multi-feedstock technology since 2000. This enables the company to treat an extremely wide variety of feedstocks, such as yellow grease, animal fats, and virgin vegetable fats and oils in a fully-continuous process. Based in Germany.|
|Journey to Forever: Biofuels. Information on biofuels and making biodiesel. Lots of car facts.|
|US Dept of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Biodiesel Basics, 2 pages. PDF.|
|Union of Concerned Scientists- Biofuels information.|
|'Understanding the effects of low temperatures on biodiesel' Article- Biodiesel users in cold climates need to understand the effects of low temperatures on biodiesel and biodiesel blends in diesel engines.|
|BioenergyWiki an open electronic forum set up to promote the utilization of bioenergy in a sustainable manner. A sharing of information, views and experience.|
|National Biodiesel Board's Retail Biodiesel Fueling Sites.|
|NearBio is dedicated to providing mobile device applications that provide the most comprehensive list of retail alternative fuel pumps in the United States.|
|Bio Fuel Stations. Locate filtered used vegetable oil and biodiesel refueling locations while traveling in the United States. Lists private/small manufactures.|
|U.S. DOE Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Data Center. Alternative Fuel Station Search/Map.|
|BioFuels Journal. Good News Site. ***|
|BioDiesel Magazine. BBI International serves the biofuels industry with project development services, conference and meeting planning, publications and recruiting.|
|Organizations- Government :|
|US Dept of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Site. Alternative and Advanced Fuels, Biodiesel page.|
|US Dept of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Site. Alternative and Advanced Fuels, Alternative Fuels page.|
|National Biodiesel Board is the national trade association representing the biodiesel industry in the United States.|
|Energy Future Coalition is a nonpartisan public policy initiative that seeks to speed the transition to a new energy economy. Funded by the United Nations. Biofuel's facts and benefits.|
|Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance a non-profit organization created to promote sustainable biodiesel practices, including the harvesting, production and distribution of biodiesel fuels. The ultimate goal is to create best practice standards for verifying that all points in the production and distribution chain are in compliance with the SBA’s certification standards.|
|National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition is a non-profit advocacy group promoting the use of 85% ethanol as a form of alternative transportation fuel.|
|Ethanol Promotion and Information Council. Lots of good info on ethanol.|
|EFuel100 MicroFueler™ The world's first portable, produce- where-you-consume, ethanol distiller. An easy to use, all-in-one unit. Just add the EFuel100 Feedstock Mix (EFuel100-FM, sugar and yeast) to the unit and press START--set it and forget it. In about 5-7 days, a tank full of Ethanol100 is ready to pump into your vehicle. $10,000.|
|"Every Day, the US consumes enough oil to cover a football field with a column of oil 2500 feet tall."
'Currently 55-60% of US consumption is imported-
amounting to the largest single element of our trade deficit.'
|"Americans spend $450,000 a minute buying foreign oil.
U.S. oil imports have increased by 1100 percent since 1960."
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Exxon CEO files suit to stop construction of a water tower to be built adjacent to his Texas ranch.
Chemicals should be tested for their global warming effect (radiative efficiency) before being placed into production.
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Cob Fireplace Inspiration...
New building-integrated photovoltaics or BIPVs blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials.
Currently the majority of wood stoves in use deliver only 40 to 50 percent of the energy potential of the wood. This is highly wasteful. But on a bright note, many of the prototype models entered into the Wood Stove Decathlon squeezed out more than 90 percent of the wood's energy potential and burn much cleaner than older stoves. One of the keys is complete combustion...
Sand, clay and hay. Mix it with your hands, your feet or a Bobcat. Sculpt in place.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
Ideas for your old maps.
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
explores the issues of climate change...
How Shrimping Has Destroyed Ecuador's Ecosystem
Following the trail of rhinoceros horn smugglers from South Africa to Southeast Asia.
In 2012, Texas landowners and environmental activists came together to organize resistance against a dangerous pipeline being built by a Canadian corporation to bring tar sands oil from Alberta Canada to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico.