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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…

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

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

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

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…

Ethanol Producers Poised To Gain From Oil Price Drop

Ethanol Producers Poised To Gain From Oil Price Drop

Dec 18, 2014 at 17:45 | Andrew Topf

Energy stockholders have been watching in horror as their investments tank and those with a short time frame are considering cutting their losses, as the oil price rout looks certain…

New Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Commercializes Renewable Fuel

New Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Commercializes Renewable Fuel

Sep 09, 2014 at 16:52 | Nick Cunningham

A new factory that hopes to break oil’s stranglehold over America’s transportation sector has just opened its doors in Iowa.The $275 million factory will churn out ethanol –…

The Global Outlook For Biofuels

The Global Outlook For Biofuels

Sep 02, 2014 at 15:54 | Robert Rapier

Introduction to the GSRToday I want to take a deep look at the global biofuels picture, drawing mainly from the Renewables 2014 Global Status Report (GSR) that…

  
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