Using waste cooking oil as a starting material reduces production costs while still producing medical-grade bioplastic.
Finnish researchers say they have found how to produce biofuel cheaply, while a US team says it can make hydrogen from water at less cost than conventional methods.
The U.S. Department of Energy will fund four university-based algae research projects and a project to streamline the non-food feedstock supply chain.
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.
Some mainstream media around the world have a tendency to publish misinformed or, worse, systematically and falsely negative stories about renewable energy.
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.