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How Clean is the Electricity in Your EV? Ask The EPA!

November 10th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

If you’ve ever wondered about the composition of the electricity delivered to your home (most of us have no clue), there’s one quick and easy way to find out. The EPA’s ‘Power Profiler’ tool has apparently been around for at least 2 years,&hellip

"200 Year" US Coal Supply Could Run Out by 2035

October 31st, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Federal Estimates Overstate Reserves by Including Coal That Cannot Be Mined Profitably; Production Already Down in All Major Coal Mining States ... And Utility Consumers Are Facing Rising Energy Bill Prices. WASHINGTON , Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire&hellip

The Best Rotary Engine Vehicles You Can Buy

August 12th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

As you can probably tell, I’m a big fan of rotary engines. As a fan, I’ve accumulated a wealth of useless opinions regarding rotary engined vehicles that I’ve decided to share with you in the form of a handy-dandy “buyer’s guide” to rotary goodness. Enjoy!

New Florida Plant Can Make Ethanol from Grass and Garbage

August 6th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The INEOS plant heats organic materials in collected organic waste materials (food, yard clippings, etc.) which produces a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Bacteria feed on the heated waste to ferment the gas and create ethanol. The company says it intends to begin selling ethanol to US fuel companies and plans to release its first shipments later this month

The Wiesmann GT Is A Hybrid Sports Car To Envy

March 19th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

There have been many different car brands from many different countries, and only a handful have managed to survive into the 21st century. But these days wealthy investor types are bringing old brands back to life, the latest being the Belgium company Imperia. Some new investors have helped bring a hybrid sports car concept to life, and we love it

Study Says That Algae Could Replace Petroleum And Soybean Diesel

November 26th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Ethanol has lost a lot of support in the past few years for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest knocks against corn-derived ethanol is the reduced horsepower and fuel economy, causing some to be wary of an alternative fuel promises. But a new study shows that algae-based biodiesel has nearly the same horsepower and torque output as petrol and soybean diesel

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