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Alternative Energy / Biofuels

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

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

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?

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?

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?

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?

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…

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…

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…

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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