Biomass refers to biological organisms, including plants, that synthesize organic matter utilizing solar energy and animals that use these plants as food. Biomass also includes resources that can be converted into chemical energy.
Over the past couple of decades, the use of non-renewable sources of energy as fuel has degraded our environment and contributed to global warming.
Scientists at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and the Federal University of the ABC (UFABC) in São Paulo state, Brazil, have successfully produced biogas from apple pomace, the pulpy residue remaining after the fruit has been crushed to extract its juice.
ZeroAvia, a British/American aerospace company founded in 2018, has recently made aviation history by flying a 19-seat Dornier 228 test aircraft powered by a hydrogen-electric engine.
Methane is the most significant component of natural gas, and scientists at the ELTE Eötvös Loránd University want to study its properties.
The Toyota bZ Compact SUV Concept makes its debut today at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, giving a glimpse of what the future could hold as Toyota extends the electrification vision of its bZ “Beyond Zero” sub-brand.
Argonne collaborates with U.S. laboratories on research to identify promising biofuels for different engine types.
As the world’s first truck manufacturer to do so, Volvo has begun using fossil-free steel in its trucks. The first electric trucks with fossil-free steel are now being delivered to customers.
Valmet will rebuild Koehler Paper’s power boilers at its Oberkirch and Kehl paper mill sites in Germany to increase the production of sustainable energy from renewable sources.
The efficient conversion of remaining sludge to biogas is now made possible with a new method to treat sewage. It is an advance that could support communities in reducing their waste while helping the environment.