fuel in the form of liquid or gas (synthetic natural gas, SNG, or syngas ) manufactured from coal or in the form of oil extracted from shale or tar sands.
- Also called synfuel.
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How to use synthetic fuel in a sentence
There are a variety of biofuels and synthetic fuels and newer jets use lighter materials, but given current technology, shipping packages around the world requires sending a lot of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and probably still will in 2040.More than 50 companies have vowed to be carbon-neutral by 2040 | Desmond Butler, Steven Mufson | March 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Carbon Engineering is a Canadian company that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and processes it for use in enhanced oil recovery or even to create new synthetic fuels.Elon Musk is donating $100M to find the best carbon capture technology | Kirsten Korosec | January 22, 2021 | TechCrunch
There are multiple ways to get there, and Porsche is looking at synthetic fuels as a potential path.Porsche is researching synthetic fuels to make gas-powered cars sustainable | Matt Burns | October 9, 2020 | TechCrunch
This new type of synthetic fuel is produced out of hydrogen and CO2.Porsche is researching synthetic fuels to make gas-powered cars sustainable | Matt Burns | October 9, 2020 | TechCrunch
The company plans to combine it with carbon-free hydrogen to make synthetic fuels.How falling solar costs have renewed clean hydrogen hopes | James Temple | August 7, 2020 | MIT Technology Review