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Alternative Energy / Biofuels

Why Carl Icahn And Valero Are Pushing For Biofuels Changes In Washington

Why Carl Icahn And Valero Are Pushing For Biofuels Changes In Washington

Mar 15, 2017 at 14:36 | Jon LeSage

The 12-year old debate between oil and biofuels over the U.S.’s Renewable Fuel Standard appears to have recently shifted away from ethanol volume over to “obligated parties.” Since first enacted…

Biofuels May Be The Future Of The Aviation Industry

Biofuels May Be The Future Of The Aviation Industry

Feb 27, 2017 at 14:55 | Jon LeSage

Alternative and renewable aviation fuels such as biofuel blends won’t be replacing traditional jet fuels any time soon, but the aviation industry continues to take them very seriously. On average,…

Aviation Giants To Ramp Up Biofuels Usage

Aviation Giants To Ramp Up Biofuels Usage

Jun 07, 2016 at 16:22 | Michael McDonald

As if oil companies don’t have enough to worry about right now, they can now add the price of jet fuel in the future to their concerns.

Biofuel Breakthrough: Production Jumps 64%

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…

New Biofuels Alternative Could Upend Oil Markets

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…

Worse Than Fossil Fuels? Why Bioenergy Is Not Green

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…

Could This Be The Next Great Renewable Energy Source?

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…

Can Commercial Jets Be Fueled With Household Garbage?

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…

Has U.S. Ethanol Production Topped Out?

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

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

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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