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Biofuels Policy Update: The European Union

Laurent Javaudin, Delegation of the European Commission to the US, summarizes EU legislation and activities regarding biofuels.  Download PDF

March 17, 2009 Read Full Article

Commercial Challenges Facing Cellulosic Ethanol

Jack Huttner, DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol, explores the current science and financial situation of cellulosic ethanol production and commercialization.  From

March 17, 2009 Read Full Article

A DOE Perspective on Sustainability

Zia Haq, US Department of Energy’s Office of the Biomass Program, describes DOE’s programs with regard to sustainable biofuels development

March 17, 2009 Read Full Article

Growing Energy

Richard Hamilton, Ceres, discusses indirect land use change theories and development of improved energy crops and cultivation around the world. 

March 17, 2009 Read Full Article

Overcoming Barriers to Growth of the Biofuels Industry

Brent Erickson, Biotechnology Industry Organization.  Includes discussion of the “blend wall.”  From the plenary session at the US Department of

March 17, 2009 Read Full Article

Promise vs. Potential of Sustainable Biofuels

Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD6th), known as “Congressman Peak Oil” presents the problem of peak oil and analyzes the potential of

March 17, 2009 Read Full Article

Greenhunter Biofuels Announces Distillation Capabiliites in Advance of Cold-Soak Filtration Test Effective Date

In October of 2008, ASTM International, originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, added the “Cold Soak

March 12, 2009 Read Full Article

$2.77 Million Boost from NC Biofuels Center

The Biofuels Center of North Carolina, which is tasked by the General Assembly with developing a biofuels sector in North

March 11, 2009 Read Full Article

Michigan State and Michigan Tech Share Trees-to-Biofuels Grant

Research to turn trees into liquid fuel gets a boost with approval of the $410 billion federal omnibus spending bill

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Shell And Codexis Deepen Collaboration To Speed Arrival Of Next Generation Biofuel

Royal Dutch Shell plc and Codexis, Inc., announced an expanded agreement to develop better biocatalysts that could accelerate commercialisation of

March 10, 2009 Read Full Article

Growth Energy Policy Brief: California’s Dangerous Gamble with Indirect Land Use Change

Carbon accounting will play an important role in comparison of greenhouse gas emissions related to various transportation fuels.  The federal

March 10, 2009 Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels USA Comments on CA Waiver Review

A public hearing concerning this reconsideration was held on March 5, 2009, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Deadline to submit written

March 7, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

New Trade Association Formed for North America Camelina Industry

GREAT FALLS, Mont., — Thirteen seed companies, processors and researchers of camelina have formed the first trade association focused on

March 4, 2009 Read Full Article

UW-Green Bay to Research Marginal Lands for Energy Crops

Planting agricultural crops in poorly drained or marginal soil areas may be delayed, prevented or unprofitable for traditional farming. However,

March 2, 2009 Read Full Article

University of Minnesota Reports on Life-Cycle Analysis Related to Corn Stover

Research shows that, as a fuel for heat and power applications, corn stover reduces the life-cycle fossil-fuel emissions of carbon

March 2, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

Doubling a Gene in Corn Results in Giant Biomass

University of Illinois plant geneticist Stephen Moose has developed a corn plant that yields corn that would make good silage,

March 2, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

110 Scientists Complain that California Promotes Fossil Fuels; Are Opposed to Selective Enforcement of Indirect Effects in California’s Proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard

In a letter to California Governor Schwarzenegger, biomass to bioenergy researchers warn that this field of studying indirect land use

March 2, 2009 Read Full Article

French Aerospace Lab, Onera, Heads Alternative Aviation Fuel Study

    Onera has been chosen by the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and Transport) to conduct a strategic feasibility

March 1, 2009 Read Full Article

Industrial Biotechnology in China Amidst Changing Market Conditions

by Elizabeth Nesbitt (Journal of International Commerce and Economics)  The increasing use of industrial biotechnology by the Chinese liquid biofuels and

February 27, 2009 Read Full Article

ASTM Sets the Standard for Biodiesel

by Kessel Nelson   (ASTM International Standardization News)    Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants has produced a set

February 27, 2009 Read Full Article

Report Shows Advanced Biofuels Industry Can Create Jobs, Economic Growth

Continuing to build advanced biofuels production capacity can create thousands of new jobs throughout the economy, contributing to U.S. economic

February 27, 2009 Read Full Article

Enzymatic Deconstruction of Xylan for Biofuel Production

by Dylan Dodd and Isaac K. O. Cann  (Global Change Biology Bioenergy)   The combustion of fossil-derived fuels has a significant impact on

February 27, 2009 Read Full Article

Changes in Soil Organic Carbon under Biofuel Crops

by Kristina J. Anderson-Teixeira, Sarah C. Davis, Michael D. Masters and Evan H. Delucia  (Global Change Biology Bioenergy)   One potentially significant

February 27, 2009 Read Full Article

Mascoma Facility Generating Cellulosic Ethanol With Assistance from New York State Agencies

Mascoma Corporation, a leader in the development of low carbon cellulosic ethanol, announced that the company’s demonstration facility in Rome,

February 25, 2009 Read Full Article

QuantumSphere Awarded Research Grant to Turn Algae into Biofuels

California Energy Commission awards $100k grant to turn algae blooms in the Salton Sea into methane, hydrogen, and synthetic gasses. 

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BP and Verenium Form Leading Cellulosic Ethanol Venture to Deliver Advanced Biofuels

The joint venture company will initially focus on developing and securing financing for a first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol facility in

February 18, 2009 Read Full Article

Enzyme Cocktail Converts Cellulosic Materials, Water into Hydrogen Fuel

Researchers at Virginia Tech, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and the University of Georgia have produced hydrogen gas pure enough

February 16, 2009 Read Full Article

POET’s Project Liberty Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Plant Uses Corn Cobs as Feedstock

A leading U.S. ethanol producer, Poet, announced the opening of an $8 million pilot plant that will produce cellulosic ethanol

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POET to Discuss Cellulosic Ethanol, Cob Harvesting with Northwest Iowa Farmers

Harvesting cobs will provide an additional revenue stream for farmers, without requiring them to change their planting practices. Agriculture equipment

February 12, 2009 Read Full Article

Blade Switchgrass Management Guide for Bioenergy Now Available

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ — A new crop management guide is available for producers interested in learning more

February 11, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

Energy, Biotechnology and Agribusiness Veterans Form SG Biofuels to Develop Jatropha as Low-Cost, Sustainable Oil

Following three years of research, a team of energy, biotechnology and agribusiness veterans announced the formation of SG Biofuels, a

February 10, 2009 Read Full Article

Biofuels can provide Viable, Sustainable Solution to Reducing Petroleum Dependence, says “90-Billion Gallon Biofuel Deployment Study”

An in-depth study by Sandia National Laboratories and General Motors Corp. has found that plant and forestry waste and dedicated

February 10, 2009 Read Full Article

Two-Step Chemical Process Turns Raw Biomass into Biofuel

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a two-step method to convert the cellulose in raw biomass into a

February 10, 2009 Read Full Article

Researchers Seek to Create Ethanol from Idaho Agricultural Waste

Researchers from Idaho’s three largest public universities are seeking to create ethanol from the Gem state’s agricultural waste. And they

February 9, 2009 Read Full Article

Camelina Crop May Save the Day for Northwest Pa. Farmers, Landowners

by Andrea Zippay (Farm and Dairy)  A rather low-budget, low-input crop may be a boon to northwest Pennsylvania farmers.   Camelina

February 8, 2009 Read Full Article

USDA and USDoE Announce Funding for Biomass Research and Development Initiative

On January 30, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) announced up to $25 million (subject to appropriations)

February 6, 2009 Read Full Article

SG Biofuels Launches Jatropha Developer at 2009 National Biodiesel Conference

Following three years of research, a team of energy, biotechnology and agribusiness veterans today announced the formation of SG Biofuels,

February 2, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

Japan Airlines Flight Brings Aviation One Step Closer to Using Biofuel

Japan Airlines (JAL) became the first airline to conduct a demonstration flight using a sustainable biofuel primarily refined from the

February 2, 2009 Read Full Article

Sirona Fuels Acquires Blue Sky Biofuels and Invests in Jatropha to Expand Production of High-Quality, Sustainable Biofuel

Through its purchase of Blue Sky Biofues, Sirona has acquired an Oakland, CA-based refinery that produces high-quality biodiesel from both

February 2, 2009 Read Full Article

Sustainable Oils, Inc., provided camelina-based fuels for Japan Airlines demo flight.

Also known as gold-of-pleasure or false flax, camelina, the main feedstock used for the recent Japan Airlines test flight, is

January 30, 2009 Read Full Article

California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards; Greenhouse Gas Regulations; Reconsideration of EPA’s Denial of a Waiver of Preemption

The California Air Resources Board in December 2005 requested a waiver of pre-emption for its greenhouse gas regulations for certain

January 30, 2009 Read Full Article

New Catalyst Paves the Path for Ethanol-Powered Fuel Cells

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the

January 29, 2009 Read Full Article

Genome Sequence Shows Sorghum’s Immense Potential

Southerners may best know sorghum as sweet, biscuit-topping syrup. But the small grain’s uses range from a dependable, drought-tolerant food

January 29, 2009 Read Full Article

Wood-Boring Marine Bug’s Stomach Bugs Studied in UK Biofuels Research

Research is under way to pinpoint the enzymes produced in the four-spotted gribble’s stomach, and the genes that control them,

January 28, 2009 Read Full Article

UK’s Biggest Public Investment in Bioenergy Research Includes Advanced Biofuels

At the University of Nottingham, two of six research projects being run by the national £27m BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre

January 28, 2009 Read Full Article

DARPA Contract Awarded to Develop Jet Biofuel from Algae

On January 26, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a contract to help

January 26, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

The Myth of the Plug-In Hybrid

You have heard the hype, the hope, the promise that electric cars are our hope for a clean, low-carbon, sustainable

January 23, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

Michigan State University Pre-Treatment Process Cuts Cost of Making Cellulosic Biofuels

A patented Michigan State University process to pre-treat corn-crop waste before conversion into ethanol means extra nutrients don’t have to be

January 22, 2009 Read Full Article

Detroit Auto Show’s Electric Promises Belie Internal Combustion Reality

”Listening, watching and reading the international media’s reporting on the Detroit car show, you could be forgiven for thinking that

January 20, 2009 Read Full Article

Bionavitas Announces Light Immersion Technology to Aid Algae Growth for Biofuels Production

The “self-shading” phenomenon for algae results in a layer that limits the amount of algae per acre that can be

January 19, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

Study Finds Biofuel Carbon Footprint Overstated

A  Michigan State University study finds that the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions may be significantly less than other studies have

January 15, 2009 Read Full Article

South Dakota POET Plant Produces Cellulosic Ethanol from Corn Cobs

Following a successful start-up in the fourth quarter of 2008, POET Research Center in Scotland, S.D. is now producing cellulosic

January 13, 2009 1 comment Read Full Article

Algae, Coal, and Jatropha: the Future of Aviation Fuels?

On January 7, 2009, Continental Airlines flew a successful demonstration out of Houston in partnership with Boeing, GE Aviation/CFM International,

January 12, 2009 Read Full Article

Cornell Technology Makes Biogas Greener

Cornell plant scientists have invented a new method that uses manure and other farm byproducts to remove toxic hydrogen sulfide

January 9, 2009 Read Full Article

Sugar Cane Stalks Serve as Cellulosic Ethanol Feedstock in Louisiana

Verenium operates one of the nation’s first cellulosic ethanol pilot plants, an R&D facility, in Jennings, Louisiana and has recently

January 9, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

California Scientists Create E.Coli-based Fuel That’s Much More Efficient Than Ethanol

U.S. scientists say they can turn E.coli, a strain of bacteria present in the human digestive tract, into a fuel

January 8, 2009 Read Full Article

BioJetFuel Powers Passenger Jet Test Flight

A New Zealand Air passenger jet partially powered by a 50-50 blend of oil from jatropha plants and standard A1

January 7, 2009 Read Full Article

Human Stomach Bugs Used to Make Biofuels

California scientists say they can use E.coli, a strain of bacteria present in the human digestive tract, to make a

January 7, 2009 Read Full Article

Termite Stomach Bug Used to Make Cellulosic Ethanol and Other Biochemicals

ZeaChem, a company that uses the microbes in termite guts to make ethanol, announced it has raised $34 million to

January 7, 2009 Read Full Article

Switchgrass-Ethanol Study Shows Positive Findings

Switchgrass grown for biofuel production produced 540 percent more energy than needed to grow, harvest and process it into cellulosic

January 6, 2009 Read Full Article

Green Solutions for the Stimulus Package: Advanced Biofuels Research Funding

THE PROBLEM:         How do we get money circulating in the economy  FAST, EASILY and EFFECTIVELY? THE SOLUTIONS: FAST:   Invest in Renewable

January 6, 2009 0 comment Read Full Article

Renewable Energy R&D Should Be A Priority in the Stimulus Package

In order for the “green-collar” jobs component of the Economic Stimulus package to be sustainable, the technologies needed to produce

December 30, 2008 0 comment Read Full Article

DOE Announces Funding Opportunity of up to $200 Million for Pilot and Demonstration Scale Biorefinery Projects – Projects Will Demonstrate Continued Commitment to Develop Sustainable, Cost-Competitive Advanced Biofuels

U.S. Department of Energy, December 22, 2008      The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the issuance of a Funding Opportunity

December 26, 2008 Read Full Article

Clean Cities Solicitation Seeks Projects for Biofuels Outreach and Education

Area of Interest 3 (DE-PS26-09NT01236-03): Education and Outreach Workshops for Petroleum Reduction Fuels and Technologies Educational information and materials developed

December 23, 2008 Read Full Article

50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy of 2008 Published by Biofuels Digest

Among the top 50, 17 are active in cellulosic ethanol development, nine are developing algae-to-energy systems, and nine are producing

December 22, 2008 Read Full Article

New Mapping Tool Models Nutrient Pools in Forests Harvested for Biomass

University of New Brunswick forestry professor Paul Arp has devised a tool that shows how removing the forestry sector’s leftovers

December 20, 2008 Read Full Article

New Crop Modeling Tool for Predicting Sorghum Production

Researchers at Texas A&M have developed a new modeling tool to help prospective biofuel producers better estimate sorghum crop yield

December 19, 2008 Read Full Article

Study Shows Bioenergy Could Become Major Energy Source in 2030

Two German scientists investigated the feasibility of replacing fossil fuels with biomass as the primary energy supply. Their paper, published

December 19, 2008 Read Full Article

Ethanol, Biomass May Fuel Fuel Cells

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology are exploring the use of biomass or ethanol as a primary fuel in

December 17, 2008 Read Full Article

Waste Coffee Grounds Offer New Source Of Biodiesel Fuel

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel

December 15, 2008 Read Full Article

Diverse Crops Better for Sustainable Biofuel Production

Shifting more acreage to corn production may not be the best way to meet increasing renewable fuel production requirements, researchers

December 15, 2008 Read Full Article

Ceres, Inc., Introduces Dedicated Energy Crop Seeds

California-based crop company Ceres Inc. has introduced two varieties each of switchgrass and high-biomass sorghum specifically designed to boost energy

December 11, 2008 Read Full Article

Study Finds That Without a Price on Carbon, Regular Hybrids can Lower Lifecycle CO2 Emissions As Effectively as Plug-in Hybrids, and At Lower Cost

A new working paper from Duke University finds that in the absence of a price signal for CO2, regular hybrids

December 11, 2008 Read Full Article

Scientists Seek to Turn Waste Glycerol Biofuels into High-Value Gas

For every tonne of biodiesel made from vegetable oil, 100kg of thick, viscous glycerol is produced as a byproduct. The

December 10, 2008 Read Full Article

UGA Researchers Looking to Turn Fruit into Fuel

by April Sorrow (University of Georgia)  Half of all the fruit grown in Georgia is never eaten by people or

December 10, 2008 Read Full Article

Modified Lignin Has Potential Benefits for Ethanol, Advanced Biofuels, Paper, and Feed

University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists, in partnership with USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS), have synthesized a new form of lignin that

December 9, 2008 Read Full Article

USDA Offers Guaranteed Loans for Commercial-Scale Biorefineries

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering to guarantee loans of up to $250 million for commercial-scale biorefineries that

December 7, 2008 Read Full Article

Critique of the Obama/Biden Energy Plan

by Robert E. Kozak, Advanced Biofuels USA Board Member (I was quite disappointed to see no mention of low GHG

December 6, 2008 0 comment Read Full Article

Freeways to Fuels (F2F)

by Dallas Hanks and Ralph Whitesides  (Utah State University)  … Nearly all highway, airport, railway and military areas in the

November 30, 2008 Read Full Article

Fungal Diesel Could Be New Fuel Source

by Sam Bond (edie.net)  A fungus that makes biodiesel as part of its natural lifecycle has attracted the attention of

November 29, 2008 Read Full Article

Utah’s Green Star Products, Inc., Plans Expanded Advanced Biofuels Production

In 2006, Green Star started plans to construct biorefineries that produce ethanol from low cost agricultural waste products (wood chips,

November 25, 2008 Read Full Article

NASCAR Hires Lynch to Head ‘Green’ Initiative

As NASCAR develops an industry-wide initiative to address the environment, the sanctioning body has taken an even bigger step in

November 20, 2008 Read Full Article

Missouri Voters Approve a Renewable Energy Requirement

Missouri voters approved a measure that will require the state’s investor-owned utilities to draw on renewable energy for 15% of

November 12, 2008 Read Full Article

Meeting Ethanol Mandates in California: A 5-Part Series

Spot.us, a new venture dedicated to crowdfunded reporting, was able to commission Wired.com staff writer Alexis Madrigal to move forward

October 23, 2008 Read Full Article

The Science of Green Racing: Fuel for the Future

The Drayson Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT2 racing car (007) runs on 2nd generation E85 (85% proof) bioethanol fuel which is

October 8, 2008 Read Full Article

Great Plains – The Camelina Company and the EERC Poised to Produce 100 Percent Renewable Jet Fuel from Camelina

Great Plains-The Camelina Company has studied the science and agronomy of camelina for over 10 years and for the past

October 2, 2008 0 comment Read Full Article

Novel Fungus Helps Beetles to Digest Hard Wood

by  Amit Avasthi and Vicki Fong (Penn State University, gantdaily.com)  A little known fungus tucked away in the gut of Asian

September 29, 2008 Read Full Article

From Sugar To Gasoline: ‘Green Gasoline’ Crafted From Sugar and Carbohydrates

Following independent paths of investigation, two research teams are announcing this month that they have successfully converted sugar-potentially derived from

September 19, 2008 Read Full Article

Chesapeake Cellulosic Biofuels Report Released

The Report of the Chesapeake Cellulosic Biofuels Project Next-Generation Biofuels: Taking the Policy Lead for the Nation was released at

September 18, 2008 Read Full Article

Fusion Enzymes for Biofuels

C2 Biotechnologies, LLC  of Germantown, New York  (C2B) harnesses the power of biology to fuse different proteins, specifically, enzymes with desirable

September 15, 2008 Read Full Article

Green Auto Racing? How Can that Be?

On August 28 and 29, a group of well-connected “car guys” (male and female) got together to discuss the future

September 7, 2008 Read Full Article

Comments on Implementation of Title IX, Energy Authorities of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

by Robert Kozak, President, Atlantic Biomass Conversions, Inc.; Board Member, Advanced Biofuels USA  Title IX Implementation: Overall Goals   First and foremost

September 5, 2008 0 comment Read Full Article

80% of British Biofuels are Unsustainable

by Fred Pearce (New Scientist)  Biofuels have received another environmental black mark. A survey commissioned by the UK government found

August 29, 2008 Read Full Article

Agriculture’s Role in Fueling the BioCar of the Future

Until recently, Americans thought very little of filling up our gas tanks. Gas was gas. Where it came from was

August 28, 2008 Read Full Article

$2.00/gal Bio Diesel Fuel Ready for Production

Several thousand gallons of bio diesel fuel that meets ASTM specification D-975 have been produced, road tested in diesel vehicles

August 28, 2008 Read Full Article

Department of Defense Advanced Aviation Biofuels Program

The Defense Department has been directed to explore a wide range of energy alternatives and fuel efficiency efforts in a

August 6, 2008 Read Full Article

Giant Grass Miscanthus Can Meet US Biofuels Goal Using Less Land Than Corn Or Switchgrass

ScienceDaily (Aug. 4, 2008) — In the largest field trial of its kind in the United States, researchers have determined

August 4, 2008 Read Full Article

FAA Selects X PRIZE Foundation for Grant to Spur Renewable Aviation Fuels and Technologies

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters announced July 10, 2008, that the FAA has selected the X PRIZE Foundation to develop

July 25, 2008 Read Full Article

Lufthansa Aims to Use Some Biofuel

The German airline, Lufthansa, plans to cut 25 percent of its carbon dioxide emissions by 2020.  Luftansa announced plans to clean up

June 30, 2008 Read Full Article

Crawford County Farmers Growing Camelina for Biofuel

(Farm and Dairy)  In most places in the East, they’re still talking about the coming biofuels revolution. But in Crawford

June 15, 2008 Read Full Article

Getting Real About Oil

Presidential hopeful John McCain said it this week and he can’t deny it.   The war in Iraq is about our

May 7, 2008 0 comment Read Full Article

Now Sunlight CO2 and Bacteria Equals Ethanol

(New Energy and Fuel) A new bacterium, a cyanobacterium that is energized by sunlight and excretes the sugars glucose and sucrose

April 30, 2008 Read Full Article

Biofuels from Sugar Beets

 Sugar beet pulp left over from sugar production is rich in 5-carbon (C-5) and 6-carbon (C-6) sugars that are ideal

April 30, 2008 Read Full Article

Biofuels and the Energy-Water Nexus

by Ron Pate (Sandia National Laboratories)  This presentation explores the demands of water on renewable energy development, including biofuels.  READ

April 28, 2008 Read Full Article

Juice: Alternate Fuels World Announcing the Advanced Biofuels Association

I recently spoke with Joanne Ivancic, the founder and director of the recently formed Advanced Biofuels USA … (She) perceived

April 27, 2008 0 comment Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels USA Forms in Maryland to Lobby for Next-Gen Biofuels

In Maryland, a trade association has been formed to advocate and lobby in behalf of second generation biofuels. Advanced Biofuels

April 22, 2008 Read Full Article

Advanced biofuels organization formed

A Maryland-based nonprofit has been established to promote the interests of the advanced biofuels industry.   READ MORE

April 21, 2008 Read Full Article

Biofuel Promotion Group Organized

A new organization aimed at promoting advanced biofuels industry has been founded in Frederick. Advanced Biofuels USA wants to bring

April 17, 2008 Read Full Article

Breeding and Biotechnology Increase the Productivity and Efficiency of Maize

Mike Edgerton (Monsanto) from the Global Stewardship session at the Biomass 2008 conference.  Download PDF.

April 17, 2008 Read Full Article

Ag Biotechnology Improvements for Dedicated Energy Crops

Neal Gutterson (Mendel Biotechnology) from the plenary sesssion at the Biomass 2008 conference.

April 17, 2008 Read Full Article

Designing Proactive Bioenergy Choices in a Landscape Context

Virginia Dale and colleagues (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) from Stewardship sesssion at Biomass 2008 conference.  Bioenergy feedstock choices.  Download PDF.

April 17, 2008 Read Full Article

Accelerating Production of Advanced Biofuels with Industrial Biotech Breakthroughs

From the open plenary session of the Biomass 2008 Conference.   Download PDF.

April 17, 2008 Read Full Article

International GeneSyst Converts Municipal Waste to Ethanol

GeneSyst upgraded the weak acid hydrolysis process to convert biomass from municipal waste to fuel ethanol by making it a

March 30, 2008 Read Full Article

Bio Aviation Fuel

by Jennifer Holmgren (UOP) This March 2008 presentation reviews biomass-based manufacturing technologies and aviation fuel requirements.  READ MORE

March 29, 2008 Read Full Article

Graduate students and American Indian tribes work for biofuel solutions

March 14, 2008    In the midst of rising concern about energy sources, many are looking at local, waste-derived biofuels as

March 14, 2008 Read Full Article

Alternative Fuels – Green Racing What Is That, And Is It Possible?

by Rob Fisher   (Circle Track)  …”A little over two years ago at the SAE congress there was a meeting of

February 27, 2008 Read Full Article

Using Plants to Turn Solar Energy Into Useful Products: Framing the Biofuels Debate at the Proper Point on the Technology Curve

 …It is difficult to argue with scientific measurements and peer review when they are discussing the first generation technologies, with

February 14, 2008 Read Full Article

Pacific Ethanol Wins DOE Cellulosic Energy Grant

U.S. Department of Energy has included Pacific Ethanol in a matching award totaling $24.32 million to build the first cellulosic

January 30, 2008 Read Full Article

20-30 Percent Ethanol Inproves Fuel Efficiency in Some Cars, MnCAR Discovers

by Tim Krohn (Free Press/Minnesota State University)  When Bruce Jones and his colleagues began a study on how higher blends

January 30, 2008 Read Full Article

Who is Driving the Biofuels and Biobased Products Industry?

One of the common frustrations that these leaders face is that the research and government organizations come to them for

January 10, 2008 Read Full Article

The Third Domain: The Untold Story of Archaea and the Future of Biotechnology

(Science News)  Until 1977, the known classes of life included eukaryotes and bacteria. When microbiologist Carl Woese announced the discovery

January 2, 2008 Read Full Article

George Washington Carver and Henry Ford Shared a Bio-fuel (Ethanol) Vision

(The Auto Channel) Though worlds apart, George Washington Carver and Henry Ford shared a vision of a future in which

December 30, 2007 Read Full Article

It Takes a Lot of Water to Grow a Corn Crop

by David Bennett (Southeast Farm Press) Last year, many Southern farmers found out just how much water a corn crop requires.

December 30, 2007 Read Full Article

Nonwood Fiber Raw Materials and the Biorefinery

  by Robert W. Hurter (HurterConsult, Inc.)    The biorefinery is being touted as the way for the North American pulp and

December 29, 2007 Read Full Article

Transgenics Are Imperative for Biofuel Crops

  by Jonathan Gressel  (Plant Science)  Petroleum dependency is a challenge that can potentially be partly offset by agricultural production

December 3, 2007 Read Full Article

Rain Forest for Biodiesel?

by Guido Reinhardt, Nils Rettenmaier, Sven Gärtner, ifeu-Institut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg GmbH (Chapter 2 and 4) Andreas Pastowski, Wuppertal Institut

November 2, 2007 Read Full Article

Roadmap for Bioenergy and Biobased Products in the United States

The United States has become increasingly dependent in recent decades on imported petroleum to meet its energy needs.  A portfolio

October 31, 2007 Read Full Article

‘Sweet’ Biofuels Research Goes Down On The Farm

(Science Daily)  Oklahoma State University’s sorghum-related biofuels research is taking a localized approach, with the aim of making possible the

September 30, 2007 Read Full Article

Salty Biodiesel Crops May Be Grown at the Beach

University of Delaware researchers are interested in developing a type of mallow, the seashore mallow, for biodiesel and ethanol production:

August 30, 2007 Read Full Article

Syngenta Introduces Tropical Sugar Beet for Food and Biofuels

Syngenta has introduced sugar beet in India for cultivation in tropical climatic conditions. Tropical sugar beet brings significant agronomic, environmental

August 28, 2007 0 comment Read Full Article

An Apple a Day Keeps the Gas Pump Away

by Jeremy Elton (Treehugger)   A team of scientists led by James Dumesic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has discovered a

June 30, 2007 Read Full Article

A Research Roadmap for Making Lignocellulosic Biofuels A Practical Reality: Breaking the Chemical and Engineering Barriers to Lignocellulosic Biofuels: Next Generation Hydrocarbon Biorefineries

Based on the June 25-26, 2007 Workshop in Washington, DC, with Dr. George Hubner, University of Massachusetts–Amherst, Workshop Chair View

June 26, 2007 Read Full Article

Mediterranean Energy and Ecology Center Announces New Biomass Hydrolysis Process Test Results

BIOPOLYGEN Group of the MEEC, Israel, reports a successful completion of the first phase of its new biomass hydrolysis process

June 15, 2007 Read Full Article

Biomass Recalcitrance: Engineering Plants and Enzymes for Biofuels Production

by Michael E. Himmel, Shi-You Ding, David K. Johnson, William S. Adney, Mark R. Nimlos, John W. Brady and Thomas D. Foust  (Science Magazine)  Lignocellulosic biomass has long

February 26, 2007 Read Full Article

University of California Berkeley, the University of Illinois and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Join Research Effort

(British Petroleum)  BP today announced it has selected the University of California Berkeley and its partners the University of Illinois,

February 2, 2007 Read Full Article

Making the Desert Bloom – with Fuel-Yielding Plants, Halophytes

A NASA scientist is confident that within five years commercial aircraft could be powered using a type of biofuel derived

January 20, 2007 Read Full Article

Biologist Finds Cell Wall Construction Pathway

Wood with altered properties and cheaper ethanol through more efficient production are two possibilities as a result of a find

October 30, 2006 Read Full Article

Saab 9-3 BioPower Concept

(Left Lane)   …(T)he ground-breaking Saab 9-3 BioPower Hybrid Concept, which delivers zero fossil CO2 emissions, enhanced performance and a range

October 30, 2006 Read Full Article

Citrus Peel Waste a Potential Source of Ethanol

Thanks to recent hikes in gasoline prices, there is a renewed interest in finding a cheaper way to fill up

April 30, 2006 Read Full Article

Biomass as Feedstock for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry: The Technical Feasibility of a Billion-Ton Annual Supply

USDA and DOE put together this study finding that there could be adequate biomass to displace 30% or more of current

April 28, 2005 Read Full Article

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