Alternative Energy

Renewable Energy

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Renewable Energy – This is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat.[2] Renewable energy replaces conventional fuels in four distinct areas: electricity generation, hot water/space heating, motor fuels, and rural (off-grid) energy services. Worldwide investments in renewable technologies amounted to more than US$ 214 billion in 2013, with countries like China [...]

What is Biofuel?

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Biofuel is a type of fuel whose energy is derived from waste plant and animal matter. Biofuels include fuels derived from biomass conversion as well as solid biomass. There are two main types of biofuels: bioethanol and biodiesel. Bioethanol is used as a replacement for gasoline and biodiesel is used as a replacement for diesel. Biofuels represent an immense growth area around the world and have an important role to play in displacing the types of fuels the world has used in the past. Biofuels [...]