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Alternative Energy / Biofuels

China and Biofuels - Stir-Fry or Fly?

China and Biofuels - Stir-Fry or Fly?

Aug 26, 2011 at 07:36 | John Daly

China’s omnivorous global appetite for energy resources is well known. While biofuel production is one of the rising energy stars of the 21st century, it is unlikely to become a…

It's a Good Day for Biofuel Enthusiasts

It's a Good Day for Biofuel Enthusiasts

Aug 26, 2011 at 07:25 | Brian Westenhaus

Observers, journalists and investors don’t always know the finer details of the qualities of biomass destined for making fuel.  The question of how much useable starch and sugar there is…

Investor Interest in U.S. Biofuel Production Set to Soar

Investor Interest in U.S. Biofuel Production Set to Soar

Aug 25, 2011 at 08:29 | John Daly

On 16 August President Obama announced that the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy and Navy will invest up to $510 million by 2014 in partnership with the private sector to…

Have we Seen the End of Jatropha as a Potential Biofuel?

Have we Seen the End of Jatropha as a Potential Biofuel?

Aug 09, 2011 at 07:48 | Brian Westenhaus

According to Promode Kant from the Institute of Green Economy in India and Shuirong Wu of the Chinese Academy of Forestry some 12.8 million ha (49,421 square miles) are expected…

Biofuels and Tequila: Agave May Make a Suitable Ethanol Crop

Biofuels and Tequila: Agave May Make a Suitable Ethanol Crop

Aug 01, 2011 at 07:12 | Energy Digital

Grab the lime and salt!  Tequila may soon offer more than just delicious frozen margaritas.  Researchers find that the agave plant, used to distill the famous Mexican spirit, may also…

Biofuels Stepping up to Replace Petroleum in Plastic & Chemicals Manufacturing

Biofuels Stepping up to Replace Petroleum in Plastic & Chemicals Manufacturing

Jul 29, 2011 at 07:24 | Al Fin

As the price of petroleum edges up in fits and starts, booms and busts, substitution products are coming on board to replace petroleum in many uses -- including fuels, plastics,…

Ethanol Usage now Exceeding Feed Usage from Corn

Ethanol Usage now Exceeding Feed Usage from Corn

Jul 28, 2011 at 08:06 | EcoSeed

The latest report of the United States’ Department of Agriculture showed that the largest volume of corn produced this year is going to be used for ethanol production. According to…

Biofuels Potential to Transform the Global Economy

Biofuels Potential to Transform the Global Economy

Jul 27, 2011 at 07:41 | John Daly

Slowly but surely, an extraordinarily important new industry is slowly taking shape, with the potential to transform the global economy. After years of existing largely as an environmentalist's fantasy,…

Are U.S. Ethanol Subsidies Coming to an End?

Are U.S. Ethanol Subsidies Coming to an End?

Jul 20, 2011 at 07:19 | Stuart Burns

One can describe the corn market as distorted since subsidies began under the Carter administration back in the 1980’s. Arguably, however this decade has seen the most severe distortion with…

The Growing Market for Biodiesel and Bio Oils

The Growing Market for Biodiesel and Bio Oils

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:51 | Brian Westenhaus

Today biodiesel is made by the batch, a naturally less efficient way for processes to run.  A continuous process would be less expensive to run, easier to manage and need…

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