Why Don’t We Have Functional Biofuel Yet?

Over the last several decades, we’ve poured billions of dollars into biofuel research…so why can’t you fill up with it at the gas station yet? Where are the biofuels?! After all, the gas you put in your car is essentially an ancient biofuel: it used to be organic matter—mostly algae, actually—that over millions of years […]

Renewable energy doesn’t always mean what you think

When you think of renewable energy, what comes to mind? Wind, solar. Wind power Wind energy, solar energy Solar panels, wind farms How about hydroelectric? Hydroelectric? Yeah. I would say yes. Burning wood? No? I think technically it’s a renewable energy. Burning trash? No? I feel like it’s a trick Hmm Depending on the state, […]

The Future of Alternative Energy

– [Narrator] What do algae, viruses and seawater all have in common? They could all put fossil fuels out of business. 2010. The United States goes through about 19 million barrels of oil per day. And now we’d all like to think that coal and oil are gonna last forever, but we have to face […]

More about Energy

Hello and welcome to the TranslatorsCafe.com channel. In this video we will talk about energy. We will discuss units for measuring energy, different properties of energy, and ways of its generation, including green energy. Finally we will discuss some other interesting facts about energy. Energy is a notion central to physics, chemistry, physiology, and life […]

Renewable energy the focus of unique UH, Maui company partnership

>>Narrator Alexandra Roth, UH Manoa student: Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa are working with Maui based company Pacific Biodiesel to develop a way to make water from restaurant grease traps reusable. The collaboration is an example of a new type of partnership between local businesses and the state’s public university.>>Michael Cooney, UH […]

How Hydroelectricity works?

{Intro Music} Green or Renewable energy is generated from Natural sources Such as wind, water, sunlight, rain and geothermal heat. One of them is hydroelectricity which uses water as a source and is generated in Hydro-power plants today Hydroelectricity produces approximately 24 percent of the world’s electrical energy. In this video we will learn how […]