The Department of Defense announced a pilot program that will test a vehicle fleet of 500 plug-in electric vehicles and related infrastructure using vehicle-to-grid technology at six installations nation-wide. Vehicle-to-grid, or V2G, is a system by which energy can be passed back and forth between a parked vehicle and the power grid.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard announced plans to convert all the city’s vehicles to alternative fuel sources by 2025, making it the first major U.S. city to aim for a total conversion to non-oil-based fuels.
KiOR opens the world’s largest cellulosic biofuels plant with the capacity to produce up to 40,000 gallons of gasoline and diesel a day from agricultural byproducts.
We’ve been taught to think of fuel efficiency in ‘miles per gallon’ but these researchers show that it’s ‘gallons per mile’ that really make the difference…
The first commercial algae to energy facility is up and running in New Mexico, producing ‘green crude’ as an alternative to crude oil.