New Possible Fuel Alternative

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Finding an alternative to fossil fuels has been a major challenge for the world for quite some time now. As humans, we have become so dependent on these fossil fuels for many daily activities. Fossil fuels are expensive, not good for the environment, and not a renewable resource. This means one day we will run out of fossil fuels and we will need an alternative. There is a big need for an alternative to fossil fuels that will not harm the environment and is a renewable resource.

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new technology that allows for the conversion of glycerol to hydrocarbon. This technology is natural, so it is both better for the environment and it is a renewable resource. This technology can be used for many aspects including providing renewable energy. This technology is efficient and helps us as humans get farther from our dependence on fossil fuels.


Potential Applications:
-Fossil Fuels
-Renewable energy
Oct 3, 2018
Utility Patent
United States
Sep 22, 2020

Oct 4, 2017
United States
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