Chip Beam





4/19/2011
See the power of gasification before we hit the road.
10/18/2011
Across the pond, engineer Martin Bacon and a team of volunteers have created a coffee-powered car that averaged 66.5 mph over two speed runs.
9/28/2011
Keeping the project going is my goal.
5/11/2011
Back at the lab we are installing a new three inch line from the air dryers to the throttle body.
6/16/2011
Looking at all the wood powered cars
8/5/2010
I just came across these videos that show the wood gas Isuzu Trooper built by our friends at Beaver Energy in action and had to share them.
2/25/2011
Yes, you can power a car or truck on wood. Chip Beam thinks it won’t be long before we encounter a gas shortage and/or significantly more expensive gas. So what can be an alternative source of energy to power our vehicles? How about wood chips or pellets of plant matter? It may sound bizarre, but it really works. Here’s the first post in a new blog devoted to wood gasification for transportation.
3/30/2011
Explore how you can make your own home grown organic fuel to power your own transportation or electricity.
4/6/2011
No one had ever attempted to set a land speed record for gasification vehicles so Beaver Energy was the first.
9/22/2009
How to make chipotles and other smoked peppers using a biochar trench.
9/11/2013
Try some delicious brownie and cookie recipes from McCormick Kitchens.
7/7/2008
You can run a truck on wood chips! No joke. Mother Earth News reported on this idea more than 25 years ago and the idea lives on. Using recycled water heaters, you can burn wood chips to power a truck, with little or no engine modifications required.
7/13/2011
ECHO Bear Cat is pleased to introduce the 2” SC2170 Chipper/Shredder to its line of outdoor power equipment.
5/18/2009
Upcycling company TerraCycle is partnering with FritoLay North America to keep old chips bags out of landfills and turn them into new consumer products.
6/4/2009
Wood gas, or wood gasification, is a decades-old renewable energy technology that converts chunks of firewood, wood chips or other cellulosic biomass to power vehicles.
11/21/2012
Using portable sawmill and basic timber frame techniques to build a utility shed.
1/7/2012
A little background on how Ric and Vicki moved from Detroit to a Tennessee homestead, and starting to get up to date on what they've done since.




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