alcohol fuel

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alcohol fuel

[′al·kə‚hȯl ‚fyül]
(materials)
A motor fuel of gasoline blended with 5-25% of anhydrous ethyl alcohol; used particularly in Europe.
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Megacolour "white" in fabric covers and in surfaces - "Kitchen-Dining-Living" as one spatial unit - Furniture that is equally beautiful from behind, because it is free-standing - Walk-in closets - Fireplaces that run on bioalcohol - Dining armchairs that let you sit comfortably for a long while - Rectangular dining tables - Induction hobs, energy-saving electric appliances, steam cookers
The session will involve itself with "look-ahead" science - things such as innovative technologies to convert forest biomass into bioalcohol, synthetic gasoline and diesel as well as the future market possibilities for forest-based green chemicals to be used as the raw materials for biodegradable bioplastics.
Much of the world uses a system known as the 'B' factor to state the amount of biodiesel in any fuel mix, in contrast to the 'E' system used for bioalcohol mixtures.
Switching from fossil fuels to biodiesel and bioalcohol is currently being promoted as one of the major solutions to climate change.
To enhance their biofuel potential even more, the yeast is being further modified to produce another bioalcohol - butanol instead of ethanol.
Bioalcohols produced by microbial fermentations are an example of second-generation biofuels that use raw materials not used in food production.
By utilising a wider base of feedstocks (energy crops, cellulosic residues, waste materials) and by employing highly-efficient biochemical production techniques, the efficiency and environmental impact of bioalcohol production are significantly improved.
Urban Johansson, Senior Vice President Powertrain Development, spoke at the conference "BioEthanol and the road to sustainable transport" organised by BAFF, the BioAlcohol Fuel Foundation, at the Imperial College in London.
More than one-quarter (26 percent) believe wind projects will see the most investment followed by solar (12 percent), non-fossil natural gas (11 percent) and bioalcohol, biodiesel, chemically stored electricity and hydrogen all equal with six percent of responses.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Scania (STO:SCVA)(STO:SCVB) is taking a prominent role at a forthcoming conference organised by the BioAlcohol Fuel Foundation (BAFF) at Imperial College in London on Wednesday 22 March.
Telvent is also currently involved in projects for bioalcohol and biomass production plants, fuel battery research and the exploitation of hydraulic energy.
With the goal of using renewable raw materials and reducing the detrimental impact on the environment, the use of bioalcohols (alcohols made of biomass) has increased.