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bio-fuel

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Can your car run on seaweed? This startup thinks so

Converting seaweed sugar to fuel sidesteps land-use and fresh-water issues posed by conventional biofuels, Bio Architecture Lab argues.

By January 20, 2012

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Colorado gets biorefinery from DOE grant

ClearFuels partners with Rentech, gets $7.7 million in DOE funds to build biomass gasifier for producing bio-blended diesel and jet fuel.

By April 15, 2010

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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By February 6, 2014

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Venture to make algae fuel from coal plant emissions

Can carbon dioxide be used to make a fuel? Australian companies Linc Energy and Bio Clean Coal to grow algae for biomass or biodiesel.

By November 26, 2007

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Hormel motorcycle is fueled by bacon

To promote the upcoming International Bacon Film Festival in San Diego, Hormel made a motorcycle that runs on bacon grease, and emits a lovely bacon smell in the exhaust.

By August 15, 2014

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Sony develops battery powered by paper

At Eco-Products 2011 show in Tokyo, Sony shows off a prototype battery that gets its power from shredded paper.

By December 21, 2011

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Apple hits 75 percent renewable energy across the board

The tech giant says three-quarters of its energy needs are now renewable, with some facilities now at 100 percent.

By March 21, 2013

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2013 Honda Fit EV

The Honda Fit EV shows range similar to that of other compact electric cars on the market and drives well enough, but ultimately feels like a retrofit project car rather than a fully realized futuristic production vehicle.

April 14, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014

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Microbe helps convert solar power to liquid fuel

By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.

By March 30, 2012

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New Holden Commodore drinks bio-ethanol, hearts household waste

Car maker Holden has unveiled an updated Commodore range, which, thanks to its support of ethanol blends of up to 85 per cent ethanol/15 per cent unleaded, could eventually be powered by household waste.

By August 31, 2010