An Overview Of Biomass Energy

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As fuel prices skyrocket, personal financial situations and entire economies are threatened. Biomass energy has been offered up as a possible solution. An Overview of Biomass Energy Energy can be produced in a number of ways. We can burn fossil fuels, use the sun’s light for solar energy, use water for hydroelectric generators or even […]


Bio Fuels The Fuel Of The Future

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Biomass burning has an overall impact on the atmospheric chemistry as well as the climate. When there is a fire in the savannas, or tropical forests, or like the recent California fire, large quantities of particulate matter and trace gases are released. Biomass fuel is also known as Bio-fuel. Bio-fuel is defined as liquid, solid […]


Why Use Biomass For Our Energy Needs

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The last five years has seen a revolution in how governments, people and industry view energy. The positive aspects of biomass energy have come to the forefront in this discussion. Why Use Biomass for Our Energy Needs: The Pros The primary positive aspect of biomass is it is part of the biocycle of life. This […]


Nuclear Energy The Green Solution

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The United States with less than 5% of the world’s population consumes roughly 25% of the world’s energy. Some might argue that this is egregious, while others would say that it is simply a yardstick by which the world’s largest economy is measured. But for whatever the reason for our vast consumption of energy, the […]


Solar Energy The Real Facts

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Most power plants in the United States and all over world are using fossil fuels to operate and generate electricity. Fossil fuel has been used as an energy source as long as man has learned to generate power. Fossil fuel has been around for ages and when man started using this energy sources no one […]


Specialty Motor Oil Protects Cars From Effects Of Ethanol

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Since President Bush announced an agenda for weaning the country from dependency on foreign oil, new ethanol plants have been popping up across the nation. Ethanol demand is rising. If you fuel your car in the U.S., you are putting ethanol in your gas tank because regular gasoline now contains at least 10 percent ethanol. […]


Switch Grass As A Possible Alternative Fuel

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The answer to all of America’s energy and oil needs might be as simple as a grass, switch grass to be exact. Switch grass is an amazingly easy to produce grass that can be converted to ethanol. Ethanol holds lots of promise as an alternative to gasoline. When you look at all the benefits of […]


Energy Conservation

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The Role We Can Each Play ========================= We can all play a part in lessening our reliance on fossil fuels. A- Use low-energy lamps such as CFL replacements for as many incandescent lightbulbs as possible in our home or apartment. B- Turn off all lamps in areas where they are not needed. C- Turn down […]


Is Switchgrass A Viable Energy Crop

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Switchgrass has long been a staple crop of farmers. It is used as fodder for farm animals, fuel, and electrical needs, as a buffer strip and soil erosion control. However, when President Bush introduced The Biofuels Initiative during his 2006 state of the nation address, he moved this native prairie grass’ use as an energy […]


Using Biomass Power For Our Electric Needs

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Electricity is a fundamental pillar to any modern society. Unfortunately, we need fuel to create electricity. This brings us to the subject of biomass as a new source of power. Using Biomass Power for Our Electric Needs Biomass is a term used to describe natural, biological materials that can be used as fuel to produce […]


Specialty Motor Oil Protects Cars From Ethanol

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Since President Bush announced an agenda for weaning the country from dependency on foreign oil, new ethanol plants have been popping up across the nation. Ethanol demand is rising. If you fuel your car in the U.S., you are putting ethanol in your gas tank because regular gasoline now contains at least 10 percent ethanol. […]


Making Biodiesel To Solve The Fossil Fuel Problem

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Have you ever considered making biodiesel? Well now is the time to start considering it. Anyone who reads the papers knows that fossil fuels are hurting our environment. Increased emissions of greenhouse gases are polluting the atmosphere and creating the effect of global warming. The effects are already seen in rising temperatures, poor air quality, […]


Boosting Your Biodiesel Efficiency

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If you own a tractor, truck or a boat you are probably a bit bemused by the phenomena of biodiesel being a “new thing” when it comes to extending mileage, lubricity or reducing pollution The truth is that using biodiesel as an additive to boost the lubricity of an engine and solve combustion issues is […]


Hot Fuels For Fast Cars

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Men have been experimenting with weird fuel concoctions since man tamed fire. Even from the beginnings of fire it was obvious that the hotter fuel would give the best results. This more than translates the right fuel would mean top speeds for racing cars. After all the best burning fuel would give the faster camshafts […]


On The Horizon Future Fuels

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Between elevated gasoline prices (which show every indication of staying that way) and the current concern about the environmental impacts of vehicle emissions, you’ve probably been hearing a lot of discussion about the use of “alternative fuels.” It sounds like a good idea, you think…but do you know what alternative fuels are actually in the […]