Biofuels

United Airlines Biofuel Plane

Major American Air Carrier Tests Biofuel Alternative

United Airlines has taken the first step towards building a biofuel-powered fleet. New biofuel blends are being tested on short-run flights in hopes that they’ll prove to be a valuable tool to cutting airline carbon emissions worldwide. United Airlines is… Read More
liquefication biogas

Banana Peels And Coffee Grounds To Power The Bus

Up to 50,000 tons of food waste a year won’t be going into landfills in Norway. It’ll be going into buses. How’s that? Well, the grimy grub will become transportation fuel at a new Wärtsilä-built biogas liquefaction plant outside Oslo.… Read More
Boeing Ubu Dhabi biofuel avaiation

Boeing Biofuels Push Gains Altitude

There’s no technological challenge to flying commercial airliners on fuels with a substantial renewable component. It’s been done, done and done again. The trick is in feeding a steady stream of aviation biofuels to the airlines at feasible prices –… Read More

Pub Grease Helps Heat Green Building Superstar

Move over, One Angel Square, there’s a new top dog in the BREEAM rating system. One Embankment Place, a commercial building above Charing Cross Station in London that was built more than 20 years ago, has been refurbished for occupant… Read More

Biodiesel And The Role Of Soy

I’ve said before that the food versus fuel debate is about more than corn, and specifically that using a large share of America’s vegetable oil for fuel would be counterproductive, and would do more to expand unsustainable palm oil production … Read More