BioFuel

More Good News About Solar Energy: Scientists Create Real Fuel With “Fake” Photosynthesis

A new artificial photosynthesis system captures carbon dioxide and converts it directly into ethanol and ethylene with the help of solar energy More Good News About Solar Energy: Scientists Create Real Fuel With “Fake” Photosynthesis was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from ...

London's 143-Ton 'Fatberg' Gets Second Chance As Biofuel

Even a 143-ton "fatberg" — a clotted, greasy mass of oily garbage recently found clogging a London sewer — deserves a second chance. ...

Why It’s Still Important to Talk About Diversity in the Renewables Industry

They say diversity is the spice of life. And yet television shows, universities, the tech industry and others continue to struggle with how to fairly represent women and minority groups -- and the renewable energy industry is no exception. According to the International Renewable Energy Associat ...

Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit

A big buzz is generating around a tiny bacteria that can be tricked out with tiny solar panels and turned into a miniature factory for biofuel and more Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more ...

Greenfield studying possible expansion of Quebec facility

Greenfield Global Inc. is exploring an expansion of biofuel production at its biorefinery in Varennes QC. A feasibility study has been kicked off to consider an increase in annual ethanol production capacity from current levels of 170 million litres per year to 300 million, or about a jump of 70%. ...

Giant Appeals Court Victory For Biofuels

Jim LaneAs DuPont’s (DD) Jan Koninckx put it in his understated way, Friday was “a good day for biofuels.” But it was the biggest victory in the courts for biofuels, ever. Specifically, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of Americans for Clean Energy ...

Why Brazil’s sugar addiction is fantastic news for Canadian corn producers

Why Brazil’s sugar addiction is fantastic news for Canadian corn producers Brazil continues to expand its sugar production, and that’s good news for Canadian corn producers. More Brazilian sugar means more Brazilian imports of ethanol from the United States and that means higher prices for Cana ...

Rick Perry Spent 22 Minutes Talking to Russian Pranksters About US Energy Policy

There's a lot on Energy Secretary Rick Perry's mind these days -- such as oversight of America's nuclear stockpiles, ensuring grid reliability in a time of change and pursuing "energy dominance." Amid all of that, the secretary still makes time for public outreach, including, by accident, with Ru ...

US Energy Dept. Goes Rogue On Biofuel, Celebrates Bio-Based Economy

So, this is weird. In one corner, you have US President* Donald J. Trump talking up the fossil fuel industry and denying climate change, and meanwhile his Department of Energy is touting a breakthrough in biofuel production and dropping another $40 million on new research aimed at ramping up the bi ...

Some Final Words From Outgoing GTM Editor Eric Wesoff

After 10 years of service, 3,000 articles written, and 10,000 articles edited, I'm taking leave of GTM. Helping GTM grow and succeed from its early days is one of my favorite things I've ever done. I'm sending gratitude to the people and companies that are fighting the clean energy fight, the GTM ...