Monday, November 18, 2013

KiOR biofuels and new navy fuel from seawater!

KiOR is a company making cellulose derived biofuel.  Cellulose is the stuff that makes up all plants and it can be made from wood,switchgrass,etc. Instead of garbage corn ethanol (expensive!) this fuel can be made from non-food crops and waste from regular agriculture.kior biofuel

a fuel called JP8 or bunker fuel is a diesel fuel and can be made from carbon dioxide and seawater.
the Naval Research Lab (NRL) has a process to make diesel fuel out of seawater!  It is now in operation and uses CO2 and water as the feedstocks.

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