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syngas

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Poop-powered zoo cart a dung deal in Denver

A gasification system is set to convert more than 90 percent of the Denver Zoo's waste into energy that can, among other things, fuel a rickshaw.

By March 27, 2012

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Startup takes wood pellets in, turns out 'biogasoline'

Primus Green Energy has developed a process to convert wood pellets and natural gas into a high-octane gasoline. But can they do it cheap enough?

By February 14, 2012

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Coffee-powered car buzzes past speed record

Do you need coffee to get going every morning? So does this car, which this month broke a Guinness World Record "for vehicles run on gas from organic waste."

By September 26, 2011

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Green chemicals company Genomatica files for IPO

Genomatica looks to raise $100 million with a process for converting sugars, rather than oil, into chemicals used in everyday products.

By August 24, 2011

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Waste Management CEO places energy bets

The garbage hauler is investing in start-ups to wring valuable products from waste, including electricity, liquid fuels, and chemicals.

By April 4, 2011

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Waste Management inks another trash-to-treasure deal

Genomatica partners with Waste Management to develop chemical products from syngas, the companies announce last week.

By February 16, 2011

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Air Force base to gasify waste for energy

IST Energy's truck-sized Green Energy Machine will turn trash into electricity and heat at Air Force base in demo project.

By January 28, 2011

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Georgia biofuel plant open for business

Range Fuels, which uses a process that simultaneously produces ethanol and methanol from wood chips, says it's ready to sell biodiesel and ethanol for cars on a large scale.

By August 18, 2010

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The nitty-gritty details of the Bloom Energy box

Bloom Energy CEO K.R. Sridhar spells out how the fuel cell works.

By February 25, 2010

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Teaching the government to love garbage

The Obama administration is eager to promote green technologies, but some energy entrepreneurs, like Bill Davis, are still struggling to explain what they do.

By December 14, 2009