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Report Alleges EPA Tests Skewed Against Ethanol By Oil Industry Influence

by Jim Lane In Washington, researchers for a report published by the Urban Air Initiative contend that “technical data that shows the nation has been exposed to decades of flawed test fuels and flawed driving tests, which in turn means flawed emissions results and mileage claims”.  The complet ...

Conversions To Renewable Diesel

by Helena Tavares Kennedy The seasons are changing in many parts of the world right now, but what really is changing this autumn is how the world is looking at renewable diesel. Phillips 66 and REG’s announcement about a new renewable diesel plant on the U.S. West Coast planned for 2021 comes ...

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2018: Third Quarter Earnings

Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA After a fairly brutal September and October my Ten Clean Energy Stocks model portfolio is barely hanging on to positive territory for the year (up 2.4%) as is the private portfolio I manage, the Green Global Equity Income Portfolio (GGEIP, up 0.8%).  Yet I can take comfort in ...

Tintable-Glass Unicorn Gets Massive $1.1 Billion Investment From SoftBank Vision Fund

View, the California-based tintable-window startup, just grabbed one of the biggest VC rounds we've ever covered — $1.1 billion from SoftBank Vision Fund at an undisclosed valuation.  Masayoshi Son's $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund (which includes $45 billion from the rulers of Saudi Arab ...

The future of oil sands

In a packed conference hall in Red Deer, Alberta, this past spring, Jason Kenney, a veteran federal politician aspiring to become premier of his home province, made the case for more oil sands growth against a backdrop of increasingly skeptical investors. The International Energy Agency projects gr ...

Clean Transition Bonds could unlock $1T+ in oil sands opportunities

Corporate Knights and the Council for Clean Capitalism today released draft Clean Transition Bonds Guidelines – a crucial first step in establishing an important new category of green bonds. CTBs will be instrumental in enabling Canada’s energy and other carbon-intensive industries to further r ...

Trump loosens restrictions on ethanol, increases smog

There is an election coming up and the farm vote matters. ...

Ethanol: A cocktail drink and a clean and sustainable fuel for your car

Sunitha Chari, Biology and Life Sciences co-editor While horse-drawn carriages are a quaint reminder of Victorian England, the internal combustion engine that powers our automobiles is one of the most significant inventions of the 19th century. There are approximately 34 million motor vehicles in C ...

Load-Following for Corporate Buyers: How We Matched Solar With Hydro

The most significant shift in U.S. solar demand in the past five years came when a few of the very largest corporate buyers decided renewable energy credits weren’t enough. A growing desire to get more specific and more “additional” with those claims was paired with a desire to shift away fr ...

Lystek to Provide Thermal Hydrolysis Process for Minnesota Project

Lystek International has announced that it has commissioned the installment of its low temperature Thermal Hydrolysis Process at the City of St. Cloud, Minnesota, as part of the city’s Nutrient Recovery and Reuse (NR2) Project. “The Lystek system is a key element in the NR2 project and, toget ...