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14 Alternative Fuels

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Sep 18, 2008
Between the price of oil and our dependence upon it, the market is primed for alternative fuels that can power our lifestyle without emptying our bank accounts.

These 14 innovative alternative fuels aren't the basic biodiesel and ethanol we're used to seeing. Companies are looking for ways to utilize resources humans produce en masse like garbage, human waste, methane, and whiskey. And inexpensive, sustainable alternative fuels, like those produced from algae, add a new dimension of feasibility to this emerging industry.