Tag Archives: Diesel

ChWS – Charcoal Liquid Diesel Fuel

Yes, we can run our cars, truck, ships, and trains on charcoal from trees. And at lower costs than using petroleum. Continue reading

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Collection of Stove Links

A collection of links from my resent search into stoves and ovens and lanterns, Oh My! Just a place to find it all again when I cycle back around to this area in the future. May be useful to other folks looking into lanterns and stoves. Continue reading

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Flaming Cruise Ships, Batman!

An interesting electrical connection to ship fires, and a potential line to India and China more recently. Continue reading

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Coal, Liquids, and Costs

Some notes on coal to liquids conversions and available technologies, along with links to a couple of papers. We can make gasoline cheaper than the present price, IMHO. Continue reading

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Strange How Economics Works…

What happens when Herr Commissar makes the price of bread lower than the price of Pig Feed? Farmers feed bread to pigs. What happens when the California PUC raises electricity rates to 50 cents / kW-hr to support their Green Wet Dream? Well, IMHO, things will start humming…. or wirrring… or put put puting… Continue reading

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