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6:05 am on Tuesday October 26, 2010

Beaufort High entrepreneur gets into the biofuel game (w/video)

Flickr user stepitup2007 WSAV has a cute report about a Beaufort High School student who is converting diesel engines into ones that will run on cooking oil. He's also going out and collecting the cooking oil to fuel them. This isn't necessarily a...
7:28 pm on Wednesday August 5, 2009

S.C.'s dependence on coal power draws interest from biofuel company

Image by NEON jaImage by 20090805-algae.jpg A really, really close up of single-cell algae. Algae is going to be one of the miracle drugs of 21st century's energy problems. Because of South Carolina's reliance on carbon dioxide-heavy coal for power...
4:19 am on Friday April 10, 2009

Pilot plant would accelerate S.C.'s production of biofuels

Image by Flickr user bamakodakerImage by 282670036_f3e853dce7_o.jpg Switchgrass is one crop researchers are looking for a viable way to convert to biofuel.Soybeans. With all the attention they get, you'd think they're the only way to make a biofuel...
7:32 am on Friday April 3, 2009

Learning about the bio-art bus

Image by Geoff Marshall/TheDigitelImage by transit.jpg Transit Antenna -- the biofuel bus and Redux-sponsored sustainable art project -- has been going all over the country for a year now, and to mark the halfway point the bus and its crew made a...
6:37 pm on Thursday July 17, 2008

Biofuel plant may soon come to Berkeley

Image by EcoPlusImage by 20080718ecoplus_coal.jpg The company would turn oils into "white coal" that has Btu values in the range of 5,000 to 11,000+ per pound, roughly comparable to coal. EcoPlus may soon bring its biofuel production to Berkeley...