- Behind the winter of our discontent. Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;12/29/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 25, p1
Discusses the reasons for the fuel shortage in the United States as of December 29, 2000.
- Fuel poverty needs road map. // Utility Week;4/2/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p8
The article discusses a report submitted by the Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee that shows England will miss the 2011 target for ending fuel poverty and the 2016 target for all households was likewise at risk.
- Oil industry wants alternate fuel incentives eliminated. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jul95, Vol. 222 Issue 7, p8
Reports that the Domestic Fuels Alliance has noted the plans of the oil industry to mount a major lobby effort to eliminate all federal incentives for promoting alternative fuels. Study illustrates inconsistency behind the petroleum industry's lobbying message; DFA findings.
- Multi-fuel fuel cells. Ashley, S. // Popular Science;Nov87, Vol. 231 Issue 5, p94
A lightweight and compact fuel cell that efficiently converts the energy of low-cost fuels to electricity and heat has been developed at Argonne National Laboratory. The electrochemical device may end up powering electrical generating plants, as well as trucks, trains, cars, and even `Star...
- Power to the people. Frank, Len; McCosh, Dan // Popular Science;Aug92, Vol. 241 Issue 2, p102
Part II. Considers the pros and cons of alternative fuels for vehicles. California's new program aimed at improving air quality; Methanol; Compressed natural gas (NG); Ethanol; Hydrogen; Cost versus benefits of alternative fuels; Magnitude of converting a significant number of vehicles to...
- Fuel cells making clean energy. // Newsweek;5/21/84, Vol. 103 Issue 20, p78
Fuel cells could capture more than 85% of the chemical energy in natural gas by a process that is virtually pollution free. By turning chemical energy directly into electricity, they eliminate burning of fossil fuels. How it works.
- Canada lifts ban on MMT gas additive; automakers fume. English, Bob // Automotive News;7/27/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5777, p6
Reports that a ban on the octane-enchancer methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT) has been removed by the Canadian government. Why the ban was removed; Details on a lawsuit filed by Ethyl Corp., producer of the compound; Information on the development of MMT.
- Ocean shipping delivers control of fuel costs. Mitchell, Walter B. // Electric Light & Power;May98, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p22
Focuses on the delivered cost of fuel in a plant's operating cost. Adjustment to purchasing strategies; Mode of delivery and cost containment; Delivered-basis purchase agreement; Exposure to volatility. INSET: Ocean shipping term definitions..
- British buses to run on flower power. McDiarmid, Niall // New Scientist;10/3/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1841, p18
Reports on rape methyl ester (RME), an alternative fuel which is becoming increasingly popular for buses, taxis and tractors in Europe. Reading Transport will be the first British bus company to try this fuel; Slightly more expensive than diesel; Does not make a net contribution to carbon...