Funride: Unique Car Sharing Service That Uses Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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Featured at the Colorado Inventor Showcase 2009

FunRide is a unique car sharing service that uses alternative fuel vehicles, offering members and visitors the opportunity to reduce their transportation costs.

 

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Soybeans And Coconuts To Power Jets

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Who Says Only McDonald’s Can Use Soybeans for Gas

Scientists in the US have turned oil from plants like soybeans and coconuts into jet fuel that is equivalent to kerosene derived from oil.

According to a report in the Scientific American, working with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), scientists at the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota turned these plant oils into fuel that had a similar density, energy content and even freezing point.

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Could The Moon Be Mined For Alternative Fuel?

Could The Moon Be Mined For Alternative Fuel? 

In 2008, solar power seems to be the hot topic for alternative fuel use. Solar powered products are already coming down in price so that the average consumer can take it home and use it, but now scientist are turning to the moon as well as the sun for power. Could the moon fuel our future?

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