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.
United Airlines will buy 15 million gallons of advanced biofuels over a three-year period from a new AltAir Fuels refinery in Los Angeles.
A biofuel project, if approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, would turn excess biomass and beetle-killed timber into electricity.
China Eastern Airlines has announced that it will begin operating commercial flights which run on 100% biofuel, having completed a successful trial of the renewable aviation fuel recently.
On the path to creating a strong, thriving biofuels industry, there are challenges being solved by researchers, industry and other partners.
Helius Energy has officially opened a new biomass power plant in Rothes, Scotland with a fuel source from by-products at a local whisky distillery.
The Union of Concerned Scientists says the U.S. needs to reduce its biofuels mandate while fuels from nonfood feedstocks slowly come online.
Using biofuels will force up costs for British motorists, make food more expensive for poorer countries and may increase greenhouse emissions, a report says.