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Lets Stop Pretending Nuclear Power Is Commercially Viable

Lets Stop Pretending Nuclear Power Is Commercially Viable

French state utility EDF continues…

Biofuel Breakthrough: Production Jumps 64%

Biofuel Breakthrough: Production Jumps 64%

Cellulosic ethanol production jumped 64…

Alternative Energy / Biofuels

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Biofuel Breakthrough: Production Jumps 64%

May 04, 2016 at 13:38 | Robert Rapier

A few people have asked if I can reproduce more of my Forbes columns here, because they don’t like wading through the ads there to…

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New Biofuels Alternative Could Upend Oil Markets

Mar 22, 2016 at 16:21 | Michael McDonald

Before solar power, electric cars, and even fracking the hot topics in energy were ethanol and other biofuels, which were touted as a way to help…

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Worse Than Fossil Fuels? Why Bioenergy Is Not Green

Oct 21, 2015 at 17:04 | Breakthrough Institute

An Interview with Princeton Research Scholar Tim SearchingerBioenergy’s role in the global economy is growing as governments…

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Could This Be The Next Great Renewable Energy Source?

Aug 13, 2015 at 16:28 | Maria Ramos

Worldwide oil prices are subject to quite a bit of volatility and are often affected by political disputes and controversies. When we consider these facts, in…

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Can Commercial Jets Be Fueled With Household Garbage?

Jul 09, 2015 at 17:25 | Gaurav Agnihotri

There have been several innovations in the field of alternative energy sources that have the potential to reduce our dependence on conventional fossil fuels, thereby reducing…

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Has U.S. Ethanol Production Topped Out?

Jun 17, 2015 at 12:39 | Colin Chilcoat

It’s onward and stubbornly upward for the U.S. ethanol industry, which shows little sign of slowing after a record year in 2014. Weekly ethanol production

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Could This Renewable Fuel Kill The EV Market In One Fell Swoop?

Jun 12, 2015 at 17:31 | Darrell Delamaide

 U.S. researchers are reporting breakthroughs in artificial photosynthesis that could result in a new source of renewable liquid fuels for cars, ships and planes. Renewable liquid fuels would be a…

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Do Biofuels Still Have A Place In The Global Energy Mix?

Apr 17, 2015 at 16:47 | Alexis Arthur

Less than a decade ago, biofuels were set to take the energy world by storm. They promised a low-carbon alternative to gasoline, while advances in algae…

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How A Yeast Cell Could Transform The Biofuel Industry

Apr 08, 2015 at 16:32 | Darrell Delamaide

Researchers at the University of Texas have engineered a yeast cell that transforms sugar into biofuel to improve its yield and make it more competitive with…

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New Report Destroys Biofuel Claims

Jan 31, 2015 at 11:00 | Andy Tully

Despite their promise over the past decade or so, biofuels have been found to be a very inefficient way to generate energy, are bad for the environment and even contribute…

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