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Alternative Fuels

Gold Fields to trial Caterpillar dual-fuel solution on haul trucks at Tarkwa mine
6 days ago

Gold Fields to trial Caterpillar dual-fuel solution on haul trucks at Tarkwa mine

Gold Fields plans to test the use of LNG to power haul trucks in a trial at its Tarkwa open-pit gold mine in Ghana, CEO Nick Holland told attendees of …
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The world is phasing out petrol and diesel cars, and Australia is a long way behind
7 days ago

The world is phasing out petrol and diesel cars, and Australia is a long way behind

A new report from the Australian Institute comparing Norway’s electric vehicle policies to Australia includes this great, recently updated listing of countries, their ICE phaseout dates, and the details of the policy.


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Hydrogen-producing algae may fuel alternative energy economy
1 week ago

Hydrogen-producing algae may fuel alternative energy economy

Nov. 25 (UPI) — Scientists have developed droplet-based microbial factories that synthesize hydrogen when exposed to sunlight and air. The microbial factories could make hydrogen-based alternative fuels more economical.

Hydrogen has …
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EV sales predicted to surpass petrol in 2021
1 week ago

EV sales predicted to surpass petrol in 2021

If the current trends in car sales continue, the sale of electric vehicles (EVs) could overtake petrol and diesel sales by this time next year, according to research conducted by Mercury …
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Will hydrogen-fuelled vehicles change petrol station forecast use?
2 weeks ago

Will hydrogen-fuelled vehicles change petrol station forecast use?

The British Government is exerting great pressure for transportation to switch to zero emissions, with two competing technologies vying for supremacy to implement this change. Currently the vast majority are …
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Biofuel snub, tight supply and customer perception constrains growth
3 weeks ago

Biofuel snub, tight supply and customer perception constrains growth

Despite biofuel mandates in two States, and years of subsidies on production to foster greater market uptake, Australian consumers are bucking the international trend and stearing clear of biofuels, with …
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UK: Crackdown on diesel and petrol vehicles could be sped up to bring in ban by 2030
3 weeks ago

UK: Crackdown on diesel and petrol vehicles could be sped up to bring in ban by 2030

A crackdown on petrol and diesel cars could come earlier than expected after Boris Johnson stepped up calls for action on climate change last night.

The Prime Minister said there is ‘no time to …
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Project to convert sewage into a zero-emission fuel
3 weeks ago

Project to convert sewage into a zero-emission fuel

A new project will convert sewage into hydrogen-fuel to power zero-emission vehicles.

The project, which is a collaboration between Welsh Water, a non-profit water company, Cardiff Council and technology company …
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Fortescue to take on fossil fuel giants with expansion into green energy
3 weeks ago

Fortescue to take on fossil fuel giants with expansion into green energy

Fortescue Metals Group is on a collision course with the fossil fuels sector with a new green energy arm aiming to produce renewable energy at a global scale and cost …
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G20 backslides on fossil fuel subsidies
3 weeks ago

G20 backslides on fossil fuel subsidies

Rich nations are still providing more than half a trillion dollars annually to fossil fuel projects despite committing to slash greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris climate deal, …
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