U.S. scientists say a fast-eating enzyme called CelA could put thus-far-elusive cellulosic biofuels in closer reach.
An audit of U.S. advanced biofuels support wants to know: Where are the promised commercial-scale plants making cellulosic and bio-based hydrocarbon fuels?
The EPA sets its final 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard target for cellulosic biofuels use, and it is far less than what has previously been talked about.
In Mississippi, KiOR is making and shipping diesel fuel made from pine wood chips that previously fed a now-shuttered paper mill.”
A court ruling could limit the Obama administration’s ability to use the renewable fuel standard to spur investment in nonfood-feedstock biofuels.
Researchers see “huge untapped resource” growing mixed species cellulosic biomass on marginal lands.
Five projects get $10 million to develop techniques to convert biomass into processable sugars that can made into bioproducts and drop-in biofuels for cars, trucks and planes.
The wind power industry wasn’t the only renewable energy winner in the fiscal cliff deal that cleared Congress late Tuesday – biofuels also scored.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory and specialty chemicals company Johnson Matthey say they’ll work together on slashing the cost of nonfood-based biofuels.
The struggling U.S. cellulosic ethanol industry gets a boost–a $232.5 million loan guarantee for an Oregon plant that will use ag waste and woody biomass.
Cellulosic ethanol has struggled, but Cool Planet BioFuels has several high-profile investors, including newcomer BP, and a concept it says is carbon negative.