cellulosic ethanol

Renewable-fuel mandate ruling leaves no one happy: the best compromise?

Renewable-fuel mandate ruling leaves no one happy: the best compromise?

As they say, the best compromise is usually the one that leaves all parties equally dissatisfied. When it comes to the Environmental Protection Agency's renewable-fuel mandate, it seems regulators have reached equilibrium. The latest skirmish in the long-running battle over the U.S. renewable-fuel... read more

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Big square baler harvesting wheat straw for production of cellulosic ethanol

EPA Quota For Cellulosic Fuels Tossed Out By Court As 'Wish'

Whatever the merits of ethanol as a fuel or a gasoline additive--and it's taken some hits lately--it's still in the running. The same cannot be said, however, for cellulosic... read more January 28, 2013 by 3

E15 infographic from SmarterFuelFuture.org

E15 Is Coming & AAA Ain't Happy; New Fuel Could Void Warranties

There's a lot of talk nowadays about renewable energy and energy independence. One product of such chatter is a new blend of gasoline called E15, but not everyone is happy to... read more December 3, 2012 by 8

Ethanol infographic from coalition of livestock and poultry producers (crop)

Will EPA Waive Ethanol Requirement Due To Drought?

This summer's drought across the midwestern U.S. may have an impact in an unexpected place: your gasoline tank. Almost 200 members of Congress, and the governors of eight... read more October 12, 2012 by 3

Corn Ethanol Pump

One Reason To Feel Sorry For Oil Companies...Really

It's pretty difficult to feel sorry for oil companies. Why should we? They're in control of a resource we all depend upon, one way or another, and can essentially charge... read more January 18, 2012 by 9

Big square baler harvesting wheat straw for production of cellulosic ethanol

Renewable Fuel Standards Fall Far Short Of Non-Corn Ethanol Goal

The Environmental Protection Agency released its 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards on December 28, a month after they were due and with a drastically lower target for the amount... read more January 5, 2012 by 0

Molecule Model of Isobutanol

Scientists Discover Microbes That Turn Newspaper Into Biofuel

Wouldn’t it be great if old newspapers and junk mail could be used to generate biofuel, instead of taking up space in landfills? Tulane University scientists have... read more August 29, 2011 by 2

Corn Ethanol Pump

Ethanol: Solution or Stopgap?

Amid the clamor over the price of oil hitting $100 a barrel and our heavy dependence on foreign sources of supply, ethanol has reemerged as an alternative fuel that seems to... read more July 14, 2011 by 12

Corn Ethanol Pump

Automakers Sue To Stop E15 Gasoline Over Fears It Harms Cars

Every major automaker selling cars in the U.S. has signed onto a lawsuit filed Monday aimed at halting the rollout of E15 gasoline, which has a higher proportion of ethanol... read more December 22, 2010 by 0

Corn Ethanol Pump

EPA OKs More Ethanol In Gasoline, Only For 2007 Or Newer Cars

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency approved raising the proportion of ethanol in pump gasoline from 10 percent (E10) to as much as 15 percent (E15). It would be... read more October 14, 2010 by 0

E-Fuel backyard MicroFueler

DEMO: With MicroFueler, One Man's Trash Is His Gas Tank's Treasure

E-Fuel is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a... read more September 16, 2010 by 1

Range Fuels plant in Soperton, Georgia

Range Fuels Opens Plant to Commercialize Methanol

Range Fuels, one of the more successful biofuel startups backed by Khosla Ventures, announced today that it has opened up its first commercial plant to make cellulosic... read more August 19, 2010 by 0



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