Tag Archives: biofuel

Alternative Energy

Alternative energy is energy derived from nontraditional sources, such as compressed natural gas, solar, hydroelectric, hydrokinetic, geothermal, wind, and nuclear, that does not rely on the combustion of fossil fuels like coal and oil, and therefore emits little to no greenhouse gases. These alternative energy sources can drastically reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and other green house gases entering […]

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Ethanol

Ethanol, an alcohol made from feed stocks (like corn), sugar case, or cellulosic material, is often combined with gasoline for use in internal combustion engines to increase efficiency. It falls into the broader category of biofuels. Learn More Ethanol Fuel Basic – US Department of Energy

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Biodiesel

Biodiesel is a renewable type of biofuel that comes from seed oils (canola, sunflower, soybean, etc.), reclaimed vegetable or animal facts, or algae. Learn More Biodiesel Fuel Basics – Department of Energy What Are Biofuels? – Cornell University Biodiesel Basics – National Biodiesel Board Lehigh Valley Resources Biodiesel Retailer Listings – National Biodiesel Board What is Biodiesel – Better Home Heat […]

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Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a type of energy resource that is derived from resources that can be naturally replenished within a human lifetime. Examples include solar energy, wind energy, biofuel, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, hydrokinetic power, nuclear power and passive solar energy. Learn More Renewable Energy Technology Basics – US Department of Energy 2013 Renewable Energy Databook – US Department of […]

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