Insights from BCC Research

Improved Water Purification Membrane Kills 99% of E. Coli

Written by Clayton Luz on Oct 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) researchers and Steer Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, have designed a membrane which eliminates 99% of bacterial contamination from water.

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Topics: Environment

Fueling the Future with Clean Energy Alternatives

Written by Clayton Luz on Jul 19, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Delaware is aiming to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by the year 2030, Delaware Public Media reported. To realize its goal, the First State intends to make it easier for people who are getting around the state in an alternative fuel vehicle.

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Topics: Environment

Let’s Make Every Day Earth Day

Written by Beth Grupsmith on Apr 22, 2016 2:01:15 PM

Today marks the 46th year of the “Earth Day” movement. As a child you might have participated in a school play on recycling, made an Earth out of clay in art class, planted a tree, or at some point did all three! As an adult, if the “green initiative” isn’t part of your everyday life, April 22nd may come and go without giving any thought to Earth Day.

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Topics: Environment, Energy and Resources

Alternative Fuels Competitiveness For Commercial Vehicles is Regional

Written by Jon T. Gabrielsen on Apr 13, 2016 6:00:00 AM

This is one article in a series that discuss key findings from a newly completed market and competitive economic analysis of ten potential alternative fuels for commercial vehicles. The analysis covered natural gas in both compressed (CNG including Bio-methane) and liquefied (LNG) forms, liquid propane gas (LPG a.k.a. Autogas), dimethyl ether (DME), Hythane®, hydrogen in both compressed and liquefied forms, (bio)ethanol, biodiesel, and methanol. Each of these fuels becomes competitive at different oil/diesel prices in each of the four global regions; North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and EMEA (Europe, Middle-East, and Africa). This exercise has uncovered valuable insights and profitable opportunities for all the stakeholders in this exciting emerging sector.

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Topics: Environment