Waste wood and other nonfood matter is now being turned into ethanol at a US-backed plant in Florida through a unique gasification-fermentation process.
U.S. biodiesel production in May 2013 reached a record level of 111 million gallons, according to new data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The federal requirement to blend corn ethanol into gasoline is polluting America’s air and water, contributing to climate change, hurting consumers and hindering the development of cleaner biofuels.
The proposed food waste ban would help the State reach its goals to reduce the waste stream by 30% by 2020.
In the future, skyscrapers could double as air filters and biofuel generation plants.
The Vivergo plant in Hull will pump out 110 million gallons of ethanol a year, but some worry about the impact it will have on the U.K. wheat market.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a final rule which would allow for biofuels made from two well known invasive species.
The U.S. Department of Energy announces grants totaling $13 million for four projects trying to make drop-in biofuels economically viable.
A key and controversial question is what role plant-based alternatives can play in cutting the nation’s carbon emissions.
A new study suggests there could be a viable commercial aviation biofuels industry within a decade.
Despite the skepticism that surrounds biofuels, researchers say California will need them in order to meet its 2050 greenhouse-gas emissions goals.