Biofuels

NexSteppe takes biomass sorghum to commercial-scale in Brazil

Sao Paulo State, but also the major grain regions – Minas Gerais, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Parana, and the northeast frontier areas – Tocantins, Bahia, Piaui and Alagoas

European Parliament committee agrees on traditional biofuels cap

The plan will also accelerate the shift to alternative sources, such as certain types of waste and residues and new sources such as seaweed

Researchers working to improve biofuel production efficiency

'If it works, it would revolutionize the microalgae biofuel industry'

Attract a megaproject to a community near you

Advanced biofuel projects present significant economic development opportunities

Cost-competitive aviation biofuels come closer

Investment from Flagship Ventures brings Red Rock Biofuels closer to construction of its first commercial advanced aviation biofuels refinery

Ceres, Raizen ink multi-year sweet sorghum ethanol deal

Raízen has taken a keen interest in scaling up sweet sorghum to increase supply for its sugar and ethanol facilities

What cellulosic can learn from solar and other clean-tech industries?

Interview with Sebastian Soederberg, Novozymes’ VP for Biomass Conversion on the cellulosic ethanol industry

ILUC damages to EU economy risk to increase after radical vote

'It brings the unreasonable ILUC fight one step forward in an escalation where the losers are European citizens and the winner is fossil petrol'

NREL and EPRI launch Clean Energy Incubator Network

The network provides nationwide coordination among clean energy business incubators

Researchers study new nanocatalyst for biodiesel

The catalyst was obtained by calcination of a mixture of potassium fluoride and gamma aluminum oxide at 500 degrees Celsius for three hours