biofuel

Primus Green Energy makes gasoline from wood pellets

Primus Green Energy Pitches Home Grown Gasoline

A U.S. biofuel company called Primus Green Energy has come up with a biofuel processing system that offers the gasoline version of the…
switchgrass

GM Switchgrass Could Boost Future Bio-Fuel Production

Not so long ago, it seemed that biofuels were assumed to be the best means for us to wean ourselves from our oil…

Four Fuel Alternatives That Have Been Overlooked

For decades we’ve taken advantage of our natural supplies and just ignored the fact that one day, we will run out. Now, we…
Rice Plants in Cambodia

World Bank Reports that Food Prices are Higher than Ever

A new report from the World Bank reveals that food prices are approaching the peak levels achieved in 2008. Global food stocks are on…
biodiesel

Tips for Using Biofuels in Your Corporate Fleet

Converting a corporate fleet to biofuels is one way to reduce emissions, and improve your corporate social responsibility. Biofuels are not a panacea…

Intel Generated 27% More Chemical Waste in 2010 than 2009

Last week Intel released its tenth annual CSR report, 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report. While earlier this year we reported on Intel’s large purchase…
Yellow Grease

Rotisserie Chicken, Biofuel and Sam’s Club: Creative Sustainability

When Walmart established its lofty goal of eliminating all landfill waste generated by U.S. operations by 2025, managers were probably a little unsure…
bioreactors

Intel Secures LEED Silver, Bets on Algae

Intel is the first semiconductor or industrial technology company to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S.…
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Enerkem Localizes Fuel Production Using Landfill Trash

Gas prices are again spiking, which is why it may be the perfect time to look in your trash can. Come again? Yes,…

OPXBIO Brings a High Tech Twist to Biofuel

Colorado-based OPX-Bio is a group of PhD’s and MBA’s who are clearly the smart guys in the room. Instead of driving tractors, are…
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Former BP Exec Sets Her Sights on Algae as the Fuel of the Future

CJ Warner was at the top of her game when she saw the writing on the wall. Twenty years into a glass-ceiling-busting career…

EU Announces Guidelines for Biofuel Sustainability Labeling

By Mackinnon Lawrence As part of the EU’s effort to improve the sustainability of biofuels used for transport in Europe, the European Commission…
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Aviation Sector Lags on Sustainability, But Biofuels Present Opportunity

This post originally appeared on Biomass Intel   By Mackinnon Lawrence Maddock Douglas, a business consultancy based in Chicago, found in its MapChange…

Algae Based Fuel Is Not A Silver Bullet

Algae as fuel is the latest biofuel rage. On January 14 the Department of Energy (DOE) announced an investment of $44 million in…

An Open Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

  U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently told reporters that we should caution against blaming biofuels for higher food prices, stating that the…