Browsing the "Biofuels" Category

“Think Blue” Volkswagen Program Intends To Cut Environmental Impact ~50% By 2025

May 27th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The goals of Volkswagen's ongoing effort to be more environmentally friendly go beyond producing more electric cars. The environmental targets of its resource-optimized factories are also focused on aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Volkswagen is now planning 45% reduction instead of 25% reduction in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption, waste production, and solvent emissions by 2018 (compared with 2010)

Formula E Uses Recharging Generators That Run On Glycerine

November 4th, 2016 | by James Ayre

The Formula E racing series, which we cover quite a lot here at CleanTechnica, has managed to quickly attract a relatively large fan base owing to its environmental and emerging-tech credentials, as well as the excitement of the races

US Navy Deploys Green Power Vs. Oil Power in ISIL Battle

October 27th, 2016 | by Tina Casey

The US Department of Defense has been a main driver of the nation's transition to renewable energy, but so far its use of biofuel in war machines has been limited to demonstration events and exercises. Now the US Navy is gearing up to deploy its "green" ships and planes operationally

The Case For Methanol

October 8th, 2016 | by Cris Pond

In the past few decades, sustainable technologies have multiplied rapidly. The price of solar and wind energy has crashed, leading [&hellip

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