Mega Aternative Fuel

Alternative fuels get even more innovative, triggered by soaring gas prices
Implications - The coeval awareness for the environment and rising fuel costs have primed drivers for alternative fuels. Consumers don’t want to give up their lifestyles, nor do they want to contribute to global warming. Biodiesel and ethanol aside, fuel can be made from human fat, methane, even algae.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 43,711 Total Clicks Nov 07 - Sep 08
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Homemade Fuel - EFuel 100 MicroFueler
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 15,245 Clicks Pub: May 9, 08
Homemade Fuel
EFuel 100 MicroFueler
With the never ending increase in gas prices, people have started to think about fuel alternatives. E-Fuel Corporation, a company in California, has introduced the EFuel 100 MicroFueler, a device that… [More]
Boat Fueled by Human Fat - Earthrace
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Warm 6,105 Clicks Pub: Dec 30, 07
Boat Fueled by Human Fat
Earthrace
The Earth Race boat is a bio-diesel powered boat that runs on human fat and looks like a highly futuristic vessel you'd expect to see on Star Trek. The inventors of the zero carbon boat intend of breaking… [More]
DIY Biodiesel From Cooking Fat - FuelPod2 Refinery
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 5,122 Clicks Pub: Dec 3, 07
DIY Biodiesel From Cooking Fat
FuelPod2 Refinery
Driving Mr. Diesel? Now you can make your own fuel with the FuelPod2 home biofuel processor. All you have to do is dump in your leftover cooking oils and fat, and wait for it to make up to 50 litres of… [More]
Woodchips As Fuel - Range Fuels Creates Cellulosic Ethanol
SCORE: 3.4
Warm 4,904 Clicks Pub: Nov 7, 07
Woodchips As Fuel
Range Fuels Creates Cellulosic Ethanol
A Colorado startup has found a way to make fuel from wood. Range Fuels has discovered how to turn woodchips into ethanol, a project being funded by Khosla Ventures. The world's first commercial-scale… [More]
Wine Makes Grape Fuel - Winery Methane For Electricity
SCORE: 3.6
Mild 4,254 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 07
Wine Makes Grape Fuel
Winery Methane For Electricity
Canadian award-winning winemaker Inniskillin has teamed up with alternative energy firm StormFisher Biogas to use grapes leftover from wine production to make electricity. The grapeskins and seeds, previously… [More]
Alcohol as Racecar Fuel - The Whiskey-Fueled SR4
SCORE: 4.4
Mild 8,081 Clicks Pub: Aug 16, 08
Alcohol as Racecar Fuel
The Whiskey-Fueled SR4
Alternative fuel sources like hydrogen, electricity and biofuel will certainly power automobiles of the present and near future. I’ll take this Radical SR4 racecar over those any day, even if it’s not… [More]
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