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2010-10-08 02:29:40

Two chemists at Brown University have streamlined the conversion of waste vegetable oil into biodiesel, eliminating the need for corrosive chemicals to perform the reactions. Writing in the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry,  the chemists were able to pull off the waste vegetable oil-to-biodiesel conversion in a single reaction vessel using environmentally friendly catalysts and making the conversion six times faster than current methods. As the United States seeks to lessen...

2009-01-05 07:30:00

BOYLSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Owl Power Company, developer and manufacturer of clean energy cogeneration systems, has announced Vegawatt(TM), an innovative new cogeneration system for restaurants and food service facilities. Vegawatt(TM) uses waste vegetable oil from any food service operation as a fuel to generate on-site electricity and hot water, saving the restaurant thousands of dollars as well as providing a clean, renewable source of energy. Vegawatt is installed and has...

2008-09-15 09:00:47

The Wall Street Transcript has published an in-depth interview with Alex Edwards III, CEO of Renew Energy Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets:REER) in which he talks at length about the Company. The entire 2,500 word interview is available free online at http://www.twst.com/ceos.htm. Renew Energy Resources, Inc is an alternative energy development company focused on converting non food-based feed stocks into renewable energy. Non food-based feed stocks include waste vegetable oil, corn...


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