MIT Researchers Boost Fuel Cell Power: MIT engineers are using a new material that boosts the power output of direct methanol fuel cells by 50 percent and reduces material costs. The applications for such technology include mobile electronics – Press release.
Farm Bill, with Energy Provisions, Gets Veto-Proof House Vote: The House passed the Farm Bill by a vote of 318 to 106. The Bill includes nearly $2 billion in subsidies and loan guarantees for energy crops, biofuel development and biorefinery construction – ClimateIntel.
Honeywell Working with Airbus, JetBlue on Jet Biofuel: UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, and Honeywell Aerospace will partner with Airbus, JetBlue Airways, and International Aero Engines to study the production and use of sustainable biofuels for commercial aircraft – Green Car Congress.
Fish as Water Quality Inspectors: Communities in New York, Washington and California are using bluegill fish to detect potential toxins and contaminants in the water, an idea originally developed by the U.S. Army – Celsias.