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Trump’s Corn Crisis Is Back

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Alternative Energy / Biofuels

The Ugly Truth About Biofuels

Aug 30, 2019 at 17:17 | Haley Zaremba

It is a truth (almost) universally acknowledged that the world needs to stop consuming so many fossil fuels--and to do so in a big hurry--if we are to have any…

Trump Scrambles To Win Back Angry Farmers

Aug 27, 2019 at 16:38 | Nick Cunningham

The Trump administration is scrambling to repair its relationship in farm country, which has long been a faithful political constituency of the President. But after being hit on multiple fronts…

Why The Midwest Should Protect The Ethanol Market

Aug 23, 2019 at 13:46 | Robert Rapier

Today I want to conclude the recent series of articles on ethanol. Previous articles in this series were: Ethanol Industry In Free Fall Since President Trump’s Inauguration

The Fatal Flaw In The Ethanol Industry

Aug 21, 2019 at 14:41 | Robert Rapier

Despite once being included on an “Ethanol Enemies List“, I would like to see a healthy U.S. ethanol industry. I think it’s important for the U.S. to produce as…

Energy Storage Boom Goes Into Overdrive

Aug 02, 2019 at 12:18 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Continuously falling battery costs, and rising capacity and usage of clean energy are set to result in booming global stationary energy storage over the next two decades, which will require…

Is Algal Biofuel A Lost Cause?

Aug 02, 2019 at 11:11 | Haley Zaremba

Last year, forbes denounced seaweed-based biofuel across the board in a strongly titled article called “An Algal Biofuel Obituary”. The article was a send-up of the many biofuel startups…

‘’Biofuels Haven’t Cut Gasoline Prices Or Emissions’’

Jun 07, 2019 at 17:41 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Since its introduction more than a decade ago, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hasn’t cut gasoline prices outside the Midwest and has even led to a slight rise in pump…

Cheaper, Cleaner Biofuel May Be Right Around The Corner

Apr 24, 2019 at 12:07 | Haley Zaremba

By combining an unorthodox solvent and a genetically engineered bacterium, a team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts has discovered a groundbreaking method for producing biofuels…

Good News And Bad News For The Ethanol Industry

Mar 25, 2019 at 11:40 | Robert Rapier

Last week the ethanol industry cheered when the EPA proposed a rule that would allow 15% ethanol blends to be sold year-round. But by the end of the week they…

The Billionaires Battling It Out Over Biofuel

Mar 13, 2019 at 14:01 | Haley Zaremba

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has been under pressure from the Trump administration to put together a proposal for how they plan to overhaul the current system of biofuel…

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