high-energy fuel


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high-energy fuel

[′hī ‚en·ər·jē ′fyül]
(materials)
Fuel that upon combustion provides greater energy than that from conventional carbonaceous fuels; specifically, a hydroboron.
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STORS converts, sewage sludge (biosolids) into a high-energy fuel that can be turned into electricity for use on-site or exported to local markets cheaply.
"Once we've extracted these solids, what's left is high-energy fuel, which can be mixed with coal or other solid fuels," he adds.
The electric fuel cell propulsion system onboard the Ion Tiger has the low noise and signature of a battery-powered UAV, while taking advantage of hydrogen, a high-energy fuel.
The authors devote a chapter to each of these projects as well as another chapter to high-energy fuels research.
The group points out that low-energy materials like wood and charcoal actually release more pollution by volume than high-energy fuels like propane and natural gas.

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