1 hr ago | Bloomberg
Palm oil shipments from Indonesia , the world's biggest producer, probably advanced for the first time in four months in May on increasing demand for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The spread, or price difference, narrowed 4.56 cents to 35.11 cents a gallon on speculation that tighter corn supplies, the primary feedstock for ethanol production in the U.S., will curtail output of the biofuel.
9 hrs ago | National Geographic
Derek Lovley, a microbiologist at the University of Massachusetts, led a U.S. government-supported project to make the gasoline substitute, butanol, from microbes in the laboratory.
10 hrs ago | AlertNet
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes Russia's President Vladimir Putin to the Lough Erne golf resort where the G8 summit is taking place in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013.
14 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday the availability of up to $98.6 million to support the production of advanced biofuels, and an opportunity for eligible producers to submit applications.
18 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Those are two possibilities being explored, according to Mike Royse, a community innovations consultant with the Center for Community Adaptation.
19 hrs ago | R & D
Massachusetts Institute of Technology chemical engineers have devised a cheaper way to synthesize a key biofuel component, which could make its industrial production much more cost effective.
Havana, June 17 Cuba plans to build a $60 million power plant fueled by sugarcane residue, marking the island's first foray into electricity generation using biofuel.
Michigan State University planted 10 acres of hybrid poplar trees on land south of Interstate 96 this spring, fast growing trees that are destined for the boilers at the university's T.B. Simon Power Plant.
The Salton Sea has long been known as a scenic wonder and one of the most important wetlands for migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway.
In the last two posts Pacific Ethanol and Aemetis , Inc. got all the attention. Both companies have crafted their facilities to accept lower-cost sorghum as an alternative feedstock, opening up the door to lower carbon intensity measures for their ethanol output.
Dear EarthTalk: How far along are we at developing algae-based and other higher yield sources of biofuels? - Jason McCabe, Tullahoma, TN A few years ago biofuels were all the rage.
June 14, 2013 Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector research for independent investors, including biotech and renewable energy stocks issues a trading alert for Codexis, Inc. , a developer of engineered enzymes for pharmaceutical, biofuel and chemical production.
The spread, or price difference, shrank 0.36 cent to 39.67 cents a gallon two days after an Energy Information Administration report showed inventories last week fell 2.6 percent to 16 million barrels, the lowest in records going back to June 2010 and as production lagged 3.9 percent below year-ago levels.
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Bacteriology, colonies of leaf-cutter ants cultivate thriving communities of fungi and bacteria using freshly cut plant material.
For all the fuss, investors might think California's ethanol market is another Gold Rush.