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scott

By this 2003 article on gasifying black liquor,
http://www.cpbis.gatech.edu/research/projects/gasification/background.htm

Approximately 240 million tons of black liquor are produced each year in pulp production world wide .... The fuel value is equivalent to about 460 million barrels of crude oil...

I have a little trouble getting really excited about DME, it being a gas at STP. I can't help wondering if methylal or 1,3-dioxolane might not be better.

Paul Dietz

I have a little trouble getting really excited about DME, it being a gas at STP.

But it liquefies under modest pressure. I've seen it used as a propellant for perfume. You can think of it as a substitute for propane or butane.

Al Fin

DME can be used to fuel diesel engines (cetane 55), petrol engines (mixed with LPG), or as a propellant to aid in removing your warts.
;-)

It can be used to fuel gas turbines and as a hydrogen source in fuel cells.

To get large quantities of DME, they will need to use coal.

Venkataraman

Black liqour gasification to motorfuels(BLGMF)is an exciting option for pulp mills based on Rice straw as there are no technically viable chemical recovery systems available for these Mills. With Growing raw material shortage rice straw seems a cheaper option to produce low grade paper.
As a licensor of Indirect gasification system and apaper technologist I firmly believe there is a great future for this BLGMF both for DME and Ethanol.

TheSUBWAY.com

It's good to hear BP & GM talk about alternative fuels, but 50 years to implement is too long.

http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/05/news/companies/bigoil_hydrogen/index.htm


Perhaps this link will spark more attention:

http://www.chevrolet.com/electriccar/


It is GM's electric concept car the Chevy Volt. If more people begin to demand alternative fuel cars, we should be able to speed the rate at which the technology is developed.

We have started an Investor Forum where Investors can meet and discuss topics like this:

http://investor-forum.thesubway.com/

Garko Novis

buying gas has become a major investment decision, as in "do i invest in some food so i can get thru the day or some gas so i can get where i have to go?" It should never be this way but it is. But that doesn't mean we have to just suffer. There is a real solution in Water4Gas and you owe it to yourself to check it out! http://w4g4mpg.info

Garko Novis

buying gas has become a major investment decision, as in "do i invest in some food so i can get thru the day or some gas so i can get where i have to go?" It should never be this way but it is. But that doesn't mean we have to just suffer. There is a real solution in Water4Gas and you owe it to yourself to check it out! http://w4g4mpg.info

Amelia Church

DME is a good solution and many countries have been heading in that direction for awhile. We manufacture fuel systems for DME vehicles. If you are interested in learning more about DME as a fuel source, check out www.altfueltechnology.com

Run Your Car On Water

How about using water as alternative fuel?

NASA Verifies Run Your Car on Water Technology Works.

The document titled, “EMISSIONS AND TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF A MULTICYLINDER PISTON ENGINE RUNNING ON GASOLINE AND A HYDROGEN-GASOLINE MIXTURE” shows how adding small amounts of hydrogen to a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine will help the engine run leaner and reduce emissions.

tony

Coal,seems to make a lot of peoples blood boil,maybe we need to revisit how to consume it in a harmless way

WhichBurner

Amazing the new applications that are coming together. Oil made us lazy. Glad its going!

Anthony

Great work, very well thought out.

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Applied Materials has added a News Release to its Web site.

Title: Applied Materials Introduces Unique Environmental Card Game for Children

Jim the Electric Car Kit Guy

I prefer to use an electric car kit to convert a car to run on electricy. Then imporve the efficiency and carbon footprint of the powerplants. This would be a much easier transition since their is already the infastructure in place. Who does not already have an electrical outlet in their home?

Lendio

I hope natural form of energy or free energy are imposed thus helping earth and our citizens.

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