General & Politics
Robert Rapier writes about his recent tour of Shell’s gas-to-liquids plant in Malaysia.
Bob Dinneen wants Congress to extend ethanol tax credits with “a stroke of the pen, a little bit of Whiteout, just change the date.”
The Center for Transit-Oriented Development launched a web database that provides comprehensive information about more than 4,000 transit zones across the U.S.
The U.S. military, as the single biggest consumer of fossil fuels in the world, are particularly interested in alternatives due to supply risks and price security.
The Edison2 “Very Light Car” took home the grand prize of $5M while two other teams were awarded $2.5M each.
A study on energy supply conducted by a German military think tank reports on the potential for serious consequences as oil production declines.
Global economic recession drove energy consumption lower in 2009 — the first such decline since 1982.
Britain has 2,906 wind turbines spread over 264 sites with a further 7,000 turbines planned for the next 12 years.
China consumed 2,252 million tons of ‘oil equivalent’ last year, which is about 4 percent more than the U.S. consumed.
The M35 runs on Nissan hybrid technology and will be the company’s first full scale roll-out of its own hybrid engine.