Using Solar Power to Provide Animals with Water while Protecting Water Quality


Why Consider Solar Power for Watering Livestock?

The purpose of this paper and presentation is to show how we have been using solar powered watering stations to provide a clean water supply to livestock while also protecting water resources. The project was started as a way to assist farmers who had received funding from some federal or state agencies to improve water quality on and through their land.…

Reducing Emissions of Carbonyl Compounds with Waste-Cooking-Oil Biodiesel/Butanol/Diesel Blends Fuelled on the Diesel Engine


What Factors Should We Consider with Biodiesel?*

In recent years, the increasing depletion of petroleum resources from environment and the worsening pollution problems have led to concerns regarding alternatives to petroleum fuels. It is by now well known that the EU has set a target of replacing 10% of conventional fuels with biofuels by 2020.…