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2014

  • Featured: Water > as Fuel >
    G&G Power Generation Systems Announces Water Fuel Demo - Texas company claims to have the ability to run a genset on ionized water mist, after bringing the engine up to speed using HHO -- no gasoline used. They will be holding a demonstration for potential investors and partners on March 15 in Houston, to bring in funding to engineer for production. NDA/NCA required. (PESN; March 12, 2014)

2012

  • Epoch Energy HHO wins globe energy award - This technology has won the globe energy award 3 times, the hho technology the affordable, practical and available now!! This is the answer to high cost of fuel and pollution. HHO generators are available from ebay!! (Free Energy Blog; November 11, 2013)
  • Thorium Could Power A Car For 100 Years - Laser Power Systems, a U.S. company based out of Connecticut is developing a method of automotive propulsion using the element thorium to produce electricity. The results far surpass anything currently powering automobiles. (Free Energy Blog; November 11, 2013)
  • Featured: News > SmartScarecrow > This Week in Free Energy™ >
    Sterling's Weekly Free Energy Review on SmartScarecrow Show: May 23, 2013 - LENR-to-Market Weekly • Third-Party E-Cat Test Results Published • Rosemary Ainslie Planning Public Demo of her Free Energy Circuit June 1 • Denser plasmoids, fussy filaments • RAR Energia Synchronicity and Keppe/Trilogy Conference in Brazil • Free Energy in "Return to Electra Springs" by PBS' FutureStatesTV • NEST Announces the Launch of New Crowdfunding Platform • Clean Energy Fusion • "Turn Water Into Fuel" • Using Nanotechnology to Capture the Energy Around Us • Why Exclusive Territory Licenses are Often Illegal (FreeEnergyNews)
  • Biofuels > R&D >
    New Ethanol Process Boosts Recoverable Energy By 2000% - The new process uses bacteria and fermentation processes optimized to extract as much energy as possible from corn stover, the leftover stalk, stem, and husks from corn plants. But a new bioelectrochemical process pioneered by Gemma Reguera utilizes microbial electrolysis cells, or MEC’s, to break down and ferment ethanol feedstock. (Gas2; July 19, 2012)
  • Biofuels > Ethanol > Woes >
    Ethanol fuel to blame for worldwide food shortage? (video) - Between 2005-2010, the price of corn per bushel has more than doubled. Approximately 60 percent of the US corn crop goes to making ethanol fuel and is blamed by some for the worldwide food shortage. The US government requires oil companies to use the controversial fuel in gasoline in which the US burns one sixth of world's corn supply on the road. (YouTube / RTAmerica; January 13, 2012)
  • Featured: Engines > J.I.M.S. >
    Interview with Bob Smith, CEO of BB Motor Corp, LLC - On January 6th, Sterling Allan had the opportunity to interview Robert H. Smith, the CEO of BB Motor Corp LLC. about a potentially revolutionary new engine they are developing. The revolutionary J.I.M.S engine is asserted to consume no fuel, emit little or no pollution, and be capable of producing free energy via a hydraulic multiplier effect. (PESN; January 10, 2012)
  • Featured: Engines > J.I.M.S. >
    BB Motor Corp's Fuelless J.I.M.S Engine - BB Motor Corp claims to be launching a revolutionary new engine in 2012 that is claimed to produce huge amounts of power while consuming zero fuel and producing zero pollution. They are accepting inquiries regarding employment, marketing, dealerships, etc. Is this engine for real, or is it too good to be true? (PESN and BeforeItsNews; January 4, 2012)

2011

  • Trends > Zeitgeist >
    The Year in Energy - Surprising successes helped offset disappointing failures in solar, biofuels, and nuclear power. This was supposed to be a big year for energy-related technology. Fukushima set back nuclear. In 2011, average prices for solar panels dropped by almost 50 percent from 2010 levels. (MIT Technology Review; December 27, 2011)
  • Batteries > Paper / Alt Fuels > Biomass > R&D >
    Sony demos paper-fueled battery - Sony recently showed off a new bio-cell battery that breaks down paper in order to create power. The process starts with an enzyme suspended in water. When paper is dropped in, the enzyme starts to break it down and produce glucose that can then be harvested and used to power a battery. (GizMag; December 21, 2011)
  • Featured: Waste to Energy > Plasma > MagneGas >
    Magnegas Going Mainstream - Recent activities include actively selling Magnegas fuel for the metal working market through several distributors in the United States. They have set up a retail operation in Florida and are selling fuel direct to end users such as scrap yards and other metal working shops. (PESN; November 13, 2011)
  • Feature: Water > as Fuel > Hydroxy > WITTS >
    WITTS Water Powered Car Video Posted - WITTS (World Improvement Through the Spirit Ministries) has posted a video of a car they claim is running off pure water -- and nothing else. Unlike some who have claimed to be able to run a car off a mixture of water and gasoline, they claim to be able to run a vehicle off water alone. (PESN; October 23, 2011)
  • Alt Fuels > Biofuels > Ethanol > Cautions >
    Record Food Prices Linked to Biofuels - The biofuels industry is being blamed for record food prices and high price volatility. Earlier this month a report from the World Trade Organization and other international agencies recommended that governments cut support for biofuels to ease that volatility. Next, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its corn forecast, suggesting that corn supplies will be very tight this year.... After the report, corn prices shot to record highs. (MIT Technology Review; June 17, 2011)
  • Solar / Ethanol / Hydrogen > Production >
    Hydrogen generated from sunlight and ethanol - An international team of scientists has announced success in creating hydrogen at ambient temperature and pressure using a combination of sunlight and ethanol. The method is potentially cheaper, produces higher yields and, because no high temperatures or pressures are required, uses less energy than conventional methods. (GizMag; May 30, 2011)
  • Biofuels > Cautions >
    If Not Grown Wisely, Biofuels Can Emit 55 Times More CO2 Than Fossil Fuels - An interesting MIT study reveals that biofuels can in some circumstances generate on average 10 times more carbon dioxide than fossil fuels, depending on how they’re produced. The study involved a life-cycle analysis of 14 biofuel sources. Palm oil emitted 55 times more carbon dioxide if the palm plantation was located in a converted rainforest. (Green Optimistic; May 11, 2011)
  • Solar / Water / Alt Fuels >
    New Reactor Paves The Way For Efficiently Producing Fuel From Sunlight - Using a common metal most famously found in self-cleaning ovens, Sossina Haile hopes to change our energy future. The metal is cerium oxide-or ceria-and it is the centerpiece of a promising new technology developed by Haile and her colleagues that concentrates solar energy and uses it to efficiently convert carbon dioxide and water into fuels. (Energy Daily; January 21, 2011)

2010

  • Alt Fuels > Ammonia >
    The power to move... out of thin air (link fixed) - John Fleming of Texas Tech U. has invented a $200 electrolyzer that he uses to generate hydrogen from water, which he combines with nitrogen from air, to make ammonia using a compression and decompression system. Ammonia is an energy-dense fuel which can power a smaller engine compared to conventional. He claims 76% efficiency on the electrolyzer and a final fuel cost of $1.00 per gallon! (NZ Herald; December 11, 2010)
  • Solar Hydrogen / Algae >
    OriginOil Achieves Hydrogen Production Comparable To Photovoltaics - OriginOil intends the Hydrogen Harvester to be deployed as an additional system output in algae production settings, approaching an efficiency of 12 percent when exposed to the sun. An advantage is that algae stores up energy during the day and will continue to generate hydrogen throughout the night. (Biofuel Daily; November 11, 2010)
  • Fuel Efficiency > Water as Fuel > Hydrogen Injection > HH2 >
    HH2 Hydrogen water fuel cell at the 2010 LA Auto Show (video) - HH2 Hydrogen shows off the booth they have at the LA Auto Show, featuring live demos of HH2 units creating separated gases of Hydrogen and Oxygen from the HH2 water fuel cell. A Toyota Sequoia SUV is on display with the unit installed, reducing its toxic emissions to nearly zero and giving it 27 mpg. The HH2 Hydrogen is created continuously from water. (YouTube / PESNetwork; November 19, 2010)
  • US Govt. & Energy > Alt Fuels > Biofuels >
    A Wiki for the Biofuels Research Community - Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have created a technoeconomic model that should help accelerate the development of a next generation of clean, green biofuels that can compete with gasoline in economics and well as performance. (Biofuel Daily; November 2, 2010)
  • Alt Fuels > Biofuels > Down-sides >
    Biofuel Worse For Climate Than Fossil Fuel: Study - A report warns that European plans to promote biofuels will drive farmers to convert 69,000 square km of wild land (the size of Ireland) into fields and plantations, depriving the poor of food, and generate between 81 and 167 percent more carbon dioxide than fossil fuels. (PlanetArk; November 9, 2010)
  • Feature: Electrolysis > Hydroxy > Boyce >
    News update on Bob Boyce - The latest on the famous Boyce's travels, projects, accomplishments, plans in hydroxy research, pulse width modulator controllers. A mention of feeding HHOi under pressure with air into the fuel rail for eliminating the need for petrol in a vehicle. (PESN; Sept. 26, 2010)
  • Alt Fuels > Biofuels > Cautions >
    Biofuels emit 400 percent more CO2 than regular fuels - A recent report issued by the European Union has revealed that biofuels, or fuel made from living, renewable sources, is not really all that beneficial to the environment. Rather than reduce the net carbon footprint as intended, biofuels can produce four times more carbon dioxide pollution than conventional fossil fuels do. (Natural News; August 10, 2010)
  • Alt Fuels > Biofuels > Ethanol >
    World's First Ethanol-Powered Utility Plant - The plant began operating on Jan. 19, 2010 and has installed capacity of 87 MW, enough to power a city of 150,000. The plant, whose ethanol fuel is derived from sugar cane, has lower CO2 emissions and water usage; and has lower Nox emissions. (PowerTechnology)
  • Fuel Efficiency / Alt Fuels / Trends >
    Honda: Racing Against Time - In their Dream the Impossible promotional video series (advertised on our site), Honda talks about the "racing spirit" and how it brings out the best in people to accomplish phenomenal things. The ultimate race, they point out, is to find an alternative to oil for propelling our transportation -- long before we run out of oil. (Honda; July, 2010)
  • Alt Fuels > Biofuel > Algae >
    A New Bloom for Algae - A U.S. DOE roadmap marks a return to research on a source of fuel that was once thought too costly. "With a dedicated research and development program, we can bring the economics to a suitable place within a 10-year time frame". (MIT Technology Review; July 2, 2010)
  • Alt Fuels > Biomass > Biofuels > R&D >
    New Gasification Process More Efficiently Converts Biomass to Biofuels - Researchers at the Universities of Massachusetts and Minnesota have created a gasification process that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and doubles the amount of fuel via a special catalytic reactor that converts all the CO2 and and methane into carbon monoxide, which can be used to create biofuels. The system could be market-ready in as few as two years. (PhysOrg; Apr. 21, 2010)
  • Alternative Fuels > Waste to Energy / Plasma > GlidArc >
    Plasma technology offers clean fuel breakthrough - According to Prof. Albin Czernichowski from France’s University of Orleans, a device called a GlidArc reactor has successfully been used to create clean fuels from waste materials, utilizing electrically-charged clouds of gas called “plasmas.” One of the fuels is a form of diesel that reportedly releases ten times less air pollution than conventional diesel. (GizMag; March 25, 2010)
  • Alternative Fuels > Waste to Energy / Plasma > GlidArc >
    Low Tech, DIY Plasma Gasifier Makes Fuel From Waste - Some interesting tidbits are coming out of the American Chemical Society conference in San Francisco this week. ...Now comes word from a scientist at the University of Orleans in France that he has constructed a compact, relatively inexpensive, low tech plasma gasifier that can take all sorts of waste materials and turn them into a variety of different drop-in fuels, including diesel, gasoline and kerosene. (Gas 2.0; March 26, 2010)
  • Biomass / Biofuels > R&D >
    Plant-based fuel is cheap, easy, and ready to power your jet - Engineers at University of Wisconsin-Madison have found a way to convert 95% of the energy of cellulosic biomass into jet fuel using stable, inexpensive catalysts, basic equipment and minimal processing. The end hydrocarbon product is so similar to jet fuel that it is ready for application by present internal engine designs. (GizMag; March 11, 2010)
  • Biofuels > Algae > Biodiesel >
    Solar + Water + C02 = Diesel? - Joule Biotechnologies and its competitors are attempting to utilize proprietary microorganisms that turn photons, water, and C02 directly into drop-in fuels. Their systems have a "solar converter" which can be thought of as solar walls (but not cells) that absorb photons while managing optical density so their proprietary bugs get all the photons they need. (GreenTechMedia; March 5, 2010)
  • Featured / Events: Fuel Efficiency > Hydroxy > HHO Games >
    The HHO Games at EarthFest 2010 - The HHO Games at EarthFest 2010 being held April 22 at State College of Florida is a low-cost opportunity for HHO developers to show and sell their kits to a large audience amid the publicity associated with a Guinness World Record attempt to collect plastic bottles. (PESWiki; Feb. 22, 2010)
  • Alt Fuel > Biofuel > Algae >
    Pentagon Developing Cost-Competitive Algae For Jet Fuel - DARPA has announced that they will soon be able to transform algae into biofuel at costs that are competitive with fossil fuels at a cost of $3 dollars a gallon for jet fuel; and their plan is to then develop a large-scale refinery that can produce around 50 million gallons per year. (Inhabitat; Feb. 17, 2010)
  • Fuel Efficiency > GEET >
    More GEET classes coming - Paul Pantone is looking to double the number of U.S. dealers to 100, and is thus offering additional week-long classes for those wishing to become licensed in this technology that allegedly can profoundly increase mileage and even make it possible for an engine to run on a wide array of alternative fuels. Reading between the lines, that even includes water. (PESWiki; Feb. 5, 2010)

2009

  • Solar / Alt Fuel > Butanol >
    Scientists Turn CO2 Directly Into Fuel Using The Sun - Researchers at UCLA have engineered a bacteria that can eat carbon dioxide and burp out butanol—a liquid fuel that can be substituted into our existing fuel infrastructure without modification. The reaction the team is harnessing is powered directly by energy from sunlight, through photosynthesis. (Dec. 11, 2009)
  • Featured: Buyer Beware / Suppression > Electrolysis > Boyce >
    Boyce chip implanter suspect identified - Bob Boyce first noticed what turned out to be the VeriChip implant that caused his malignant tumor when he was working with former associate, Bob Potchen. Having fallen asleep at a desk, when he awoke, his right shoulder felt like it had been numbed; and when he rubbed it, he noticed a small, hard lump there. (PESN; Dec. 6, 2009)
  • Waste to Energy / Alt Fuels > Ethanol > Cellulosic >
    Turning Wastewater into Ethanol - In a two-step process, Israel-based Applied Clean Tech start by removing cellulose (the part of the plant we can’t digest) from both the sludge and agricultural liquid waste, then Massachusetts-based Qteros ferments this treated material into cellulosic ethanol using a fast-acting microbe, solving the headache of sewage sludge disposal, providing a solution for wastewater treatment plants. (Alt Energy News; Oct. 19, 2009)
  • Water as Fuel >
    Water (H20) is our 21st Century fuel - Hollywood films such as "Chain Reaction" and "The Saint" have depicted story lines built around the idea of a revolutionary power source arrived at through water H20, becoming freely available for all to use around the Globe. What if that Hollywood story line turned out to be closer to the truth and rather than being a work of fiction it would change the real world we live in forever. (Carbon Good Guys)
  • Biofuel > Biodiesel >
    Breakthrough Biodiesel Process Now Running At Commercial Scale - Ever Cat opened the doors to it’s new biodiesel facility in rural Minesota on Sept. 28, capable of making biodiesel in mere seconds from start to finish, reducing costs by half the price of other biodiesel, producing no waste, using no chemical reactants, and using any animal fat or vegetable oil as a feedstock. (Gas 2.0; Sept. 30, 2009)
  • Natural Gas >
    Could Cowpower Replace Horsepower On The Rally Circuit? - Cow manure is a leading contributor of nitrous oxide and ammonia into the atmosphere, adding heartily to global warming. Cars provide their own fair share of noxious fumes. But a British team of engineers and racers is working on a way to kill two birds with one stone by developing a race car that can run on cow manure. (Gas 2.0; Oct. 13, 2009)
  • Biofuel > Algae >
    Commercial green fuel from algae still as much as a decade away - Breakthroughs are still needed in finding the right strain of algae among thousands of species that will produce high yields; designing systems where the desired algae can multiply and other species don't invade and disrupt the process; and extracting its oils without degrading other parts of the algae that can be made into side products and sold as well. (Reuters; Oct. 8, 2009)

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