It goes back to Reagan.
Especially if you're thinking about a hybrid.
One of the last big bets on green tech.
Could also mitigate climate change.
Aerial refueling has been around since the early days of aviation, but it’s still a fascinating idea.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia/IFCAR” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2009_Honda_Civic_NGV–DC.jpg”] Clean. Abundant. Cheap. Domestic.What’s not to like about natural gas?
[credit provider=”Facebook/Natasha Ba”] Algae-based biofuel is now on tap in America — with motorists in the San Francisco Bay Area becoming the first motorists in the nation to fill up their tanks.The fuel, known as Biodiesel B20 — made from 20 per cent algae and 80 per cent petroleum — […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] The Obama administration accelerated its response to the fuel problem in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy Friday, and has authorised the Pentagon to deliver 24 million gallons of extra fuel to replenish supply, according to the New York Times.Via The Times:
We keep hearing about the many benefits of natural gas–how burning it releases less CO2 than oil or coal, and how it burns with few impurities, so does not have the pollution problems of coal.
[credit provider=”University of Birmingham”] Engineering students at the University of Birmingham have built a locomotive powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and lead acid batteries.With more than 5,000 litres of hydrogen fuel on board, the locomotive can generate enough power to haul 900 lbs for nearly 9,000 ft.
[credit provider=”Flickr/Phil Whitehouse” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/philliecasablanca/6413989599/”] A humble soil bacteria has become a genetically engineered factory capable of making fuel for cars. But the project still has to get out of the lab and scale up to industrial-size production.The MIT project aims to make transportation fuels 10 times more efficiently than existing […]
[credit provider=”Eli Epstein / Business Insider”] Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Nat Sherman’s Executive Director of Retail and Brand Development Michael Herklots. After a great tour of the Nat Sherman Townhouse in Midtown Manhattan, Michael shared a ton of interesting cigar info with us.We were especially intrigued when […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GAS_STATION_ATTENDANTS_PEER_OVER_THEIR_%22OUT_OF_GAS%22_SIGN_IN_PORTLAND,_ON_DAY_BEFORE_THE_STATE%27S_REQUESTED_SATURDAY…_-_NARA_-_555434.jpg”] The UK government has been accused of being “intent on creating a crisis” after urging the public to stock up on fuel ahead of a possible strike by tanker drivers, The Huffington Post reports. The announcement has created panic in Britain, with numerous pumps running dry […]
America depends on oil for a lot of things. But one sector relies on this form of energy more than most.
[credit provider=”AP”] ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — As a Russian fuel tanker slowly moves through the frozen Bering Sea toward an iced-in city in western Alaska, it has been getting help from an unusual source at its destination: a drone that flies overhead and sends images of the sea ice to […]
[credit provider=”Wonderlane via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/3135751669/#/photos/wonderlane/3135751669/lightbox/”] A harsh winter is taking a heavy toll on fuel supplies in Alaska. Two villages in the midst of 45-below temperatures have almost run out of heating oil, forcing a Noatak town store to ration borrowed supplies, the Anchorage Daily News reports. The village of […]