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Alternative Energy / Biofuels

Vegetable Oil Is Gaining Traction As A Biofuel

Jan 16, 2023 at 13:04 | Felicity Bradstock

Interest in biofuels has exploded in recent years, and as governments pursue both energy security and lower emissions, that interest is only rising. Following a flurry of new…

Biofuel Production Is Set To Soar In The U.S.

Jan 10, 2023 at 12:45 | Haley Zaremba

What makes an energy source renewable? This question has been at the center of numerous debates in recent months as government agencies around the world rewrite their energy…

What Would It Take To Completely Decarbonize Jet Fuel?

Jan 05, 2023 at 09:17 | Brian Westenhaus

Arizona State University research shows a pathway toward full decarbonization of U.S. aviation fuel use by substituting conventional jet fuel with sustainably produced biofuels.

Will Bioenergy Ever Be Competitive?

Oct 18, 2022 at 07:52 | Brian Westenhaus

A study led by researchers at the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) improves understanding of leaf functional relationships and provides valuable new information for…

The U.S. Plan To Power 100% Of Its Flights With Renewable Jet Fuel

Sep 29, 2022 at 08:53 | Felicity Bradstock

Several world powers are launching renewable jet fuel initiatives in the race to be the first to provide a greener way to fly. With strict decarbonization policies being…

Inflation Reduction Act Is Both Good And Bad News For U.S Biofuels

Sep 28, 2022 at 08:33 | Felicity Bradstock

There is great optimism over the expansion of America’s renewable energy sector, beyond just wind and solar power, particularly following the approval of the Inflation Reduction…

Biden May Cut 2022 Biofuel Blending Mandates: Report

Jan 13, 2022 at 10:59 | Charles Kennedy

President Joe Biden is considering a cut to this year's biofuels blending mandates focusing on ethanol and eying a cut below the 15 billion gallons proposed by the EPA, Reuters…

Biomass: The EU's Great 'Clean Energy' Fraud

Jul 13, 2021 at 14:28 | Alex Kimani

"The professionalization of the biomass industry is a problem that needs attention."--Bas Eickhout, Dutch politician and member of the European Parliament. When it comes to the global shift to low-carbon…

Global Food Prices Soaring As Demand For Biofuels Continues To Climb

May 24, 2021 at 13:03 | Alex Kimani

As many of the world's governments continue pushing to a greener future, the energy transition is colliding with another challenge facing the world as it struggles to emerge from the…

Ammonia: A Jet Fuel For The Future

Sep 03, 2020 at 13:29 | Josh Owens

The aviation industry is responsible for 2 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, twelve percent of emissions from transport, and is one of the most carbon-intensive activities any…

The Biofuel Boom Was Doomed From The Start

Jul 16, 2020 at 13:16 | Haley Zaremba

Why haven’t biofuels taken off? For years they have been touted as the fuel of the future, with high-profile commercial aircraft making headlines for pioneering all-biofuel international flights…

Exxon’s Big Bet On Algae Biofuels Is Crumbling

Jul 08, 2020 at 12:16 | Alex Kimani

In the late 2000s, Big Oil led by Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A), BP Plc. (NYSE: BP), ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) hyped algae 

Turning California’s Biggest Liability Into A Biofuel Boom

Jun 30, 2020 at 16:03 | Haley Zaremba

In California, there is a debate heating up over whether dead trees should be cleared and burned for biofuel before they burn where they are in yet another…

Hand Sanitizer Boom Could Save The Ethanol Industry

May 11, 2020 at 15:03 | Alex Kimani

With widespread layoffs and furloughs hitting post-World War II records and a global economy deep in the throes of a recession, the economic devastation wrought…

Trump’s Corn Crisis Is Back

May 08, 2020 at 17:09 | Nick Cunningham

A bipartisan group of two dozen U.S. Senators sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to reject the demands of the oil…

Oil Crash Could Destroy Global Biofuels Market

Mar 19, 2020 at 13:32 | Haley Zaremba

This month’s unprecedented oil crash has sent shockwaves through the entire energy industry and beyond. It’s even gotten to industries that, in theory should be dancing on oil’s…

Does Exxon Know Something About Biofuel That Its Peers Don’t?

Jan 28, 2020 at 14:10 | Haley Zaremba

Oilprice has been reporting on the long, drawn-out death of the dream of algal biofuel for years. A field once crowded with startups and hyperbolic promises of industry…

Shell Aims For Dominance In $325 Billion Aviation Fuel Market

Jan 14, 2020 at 12:51 | Jon LeSage

Shell thinks aviation fuel will be one of the critical growth areas to explore, as ground vehicle transportation fuel and other segments are expected to decline over time. One of these…

Why Is The U.S. Military Funding This New Biofuel Breakthrough?

Jan 03, 2020 at 14:23 | Haley Zaremba

Trying to wrest energy from the sea is not a new trend. The science of tidal energy has been around since the 1900s, a new algal biofuel “breakthrough” is announced…

The Uncomfortable Truth About Biofuel

Nov 06, 2019 at 13:10 | Robert Rapier

Earlier this month, France’s constitutional court upheld a law cutting palm oil from the country’s list of approved biofuels and eliminating associated tax exemptions. The court rejected an appeal by French…

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