Biofuel

Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum.<p>The Museum of London says it will put the only …

Entertainment

BMW Is Burning Cow Pies on the Road to Renewable Energy

Cow poop and chicken droppings? You might not expect to find those among the fuel sources automakers are tinkering with. But BMW is among a number of automakers harnessing the power of biowaste—not to power its cars, but the factories that build them.<p>The Bavarian carmaker’s Rosslyn factory near …

Autos

Renewable Energy Composting System

Start living more sustainably by transforming your food waste into cooking gas using this renewable energy composting system. Simply toss your …

Shopping

Ted Cruz, other oil-state Republicans meet with Trump on biofuel mandate concerns

WASHINGTON — A high-dollar tussle between oil states like Texas and corn states like Iowa reached the White House on Thursday, adding yet another …

Texas

EPA Issues Final 2018 RFS Requirements

On November 30, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final <b>2018</b> volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) …

Law

Trump to meet senators to discuss renewable fuel program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Republican senators on Thursday to discuss his commitment to the Renewable Fuel …

Commodities

Elmhurst Receives Environmental Leadership Award

The award recognizes the city's excellence in implementing green fleet technologies.<p>ELMHURST, IL — The Chicago Area Clean Cities Executive Board has …

Chicago

The EPA Wants More Ethanol in Your Gas

It makes for cleaner-burning, though less efficient fuel.<p>Lynne Cameron—PA Wire/PA Images<p>The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its …

Energy

Bacteria can breakdown biodiesel waste into useful products

<b>Biodiesel</b> manufacturing is picking up globally, resulting in a byproduct called glycerol. Indian scientists have now developed a technique to break …

Biology

Engie plans to go green via biogas and renewable hydrogen

PARIS (Reuters) - French utility Engie plans to switch all of its gas operations to biogas and renewable hydrogen by 2050, making it 100 percent green, its chief executive said on Monday.<p>The power and gas group has some 70 biogas projects worldwide, including 40 in France, and says that if all its …

Energy

New solvent contributes to next-generation biofuel production from biomass

Compared to first-generation biofuels produced from food crops, production of second-generation biofuels for daily use is an urgent issue. In this …

Energy

For better biofuel, 'sew' best bits of bacteria together - Futurity

Researchers have given E. coli the power to create a freeze-resistant, liquid biofuel.

Environment

Emami picks waterways to port edible oil to Agartala

Emami Agrotech Ltd. has shipped 250 tonnes of packed edible oil from Haldia docks to Agartala, using Bangladesh’s Ashuganj port. The company has …

West Bengal

This appliance turns garbage into clean energy

Humans produce a lot of waste. All that garbage can take up a lot of room. The Hom Biogas 2.0 solves that problem. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>The HomeBiogas 2.0 transforms food scraps into cooking gas. You can feed HomeBiogas up to six liters of waste per day. It can digest anything …

Biogas

Young poplars could be next biofuel source - Futurity

New ways of harvesting poplars and converting them to renewable fuel could make the trees a go-to source.

Environment

New pathways, better biofuels

The mass manufacture of biofuels could hold the key to greener, more environmentally sound energy, transportation and product options. Scientists …

Biology

Kerala’s 'zero-waste' Alappuzha among top five cities in UN list to successfully manage solid waste

The waste management system being implemented in Kerala's coastal town of Alappuzha has been recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme …

Recycling

Score One for Corn: In Battle Over Biofuel, a Rare Setback for Big Oil

America’s cars run partly on fuels derived from corn and soy. That’s because of a decade-old federal mandate beloved by Midwestern farmers but opposed by an unusual coalition of oil refiners and environmentalists.<p>On Thursday, the Trump administration sided with the farmers and announced that it …

Climate

EPA maintains renewable fuel standard, draws scorn from farmers and refiners

The EPA largely maintains the status quo in setting final quotas for how much refiners must blend into gasoline and diesel, but draws only tepid …

Business

EPA to Reward Iowa by Holding the Biofuel Mandate Steady

The Trump administration is set to keep biofuel quotas for motor vehicles largely unchanged, a move likely to draw tepid applause from Iowa corn …

Business

Philippines urged to build biogas capacity

Watch more in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA - The Philippines should consider biogas from garbage as alternative fuel, a clean energy advocate said Thursday.<p>…

Philippines

Iowa leaders shared mixed reaction to new ethanol, biodiesel levels

CLOSE<p>Ever wonder why we use ethanol in gasoline? USA TODAY forum editor David Mastio explains.<p>After battling efforts this summer to lower the …

Energy

EPA maintains biofuel quotas for 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday largely maintained quotas for a federal ethanol mandate, resisting efforts by oil companies to make …

Business

What To Expect From The White House's Biofuels Announcement

The EPA is expected to release its final RVOs for 2018 (as well as 2019 for biomass-based diesel) on November 30.<p>While the EPA's proposed RVOs …

Business

Cargill to build $90 million biodiesel plant in Wichita

Cargill says it will begin construction next month on a $90 million biodiesel plant in Wichita.<p>The company said Wednesday in a news release that the …

Business

U.S. ethanol makers call on Mexico, India to reduce biofuel glut | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. ethanol producers, looking to relieve a growing domestic glut, are hunting for new international fuel markets to replace …

Energy

A frying revolution! Chinese airline boss flies Boeing 787 Dreamliner powered by waste COOKING OIL across the Pacific carrying 201 people

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off at the Beijing Capital International Airport at 2:15pm local time on November 21.<p>After flying 6,100 nautical miles …

Aviation

U.S. ethanol makers call on Mexico, India to reduce biofuel glut

CHICAGO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - U.S. ethanol producers, looking to relieve a growing domestic glut, are hunting for new international fuel markets to …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Understanding America's ethanol policy

The Trump administration is gearing up to release by Thursday what is likely to be the biggest environmental regulation issued all year, driven by a …

U.S. Politics

London’s iconic buses are testing coffee-based biofuel

A startup has supplied the buses with a coffee-based biofuel made from discarded grounds<p>While electric vehicles are getting a lot of love, London’s double-decker buses are going more alternative. Indeed, the city has been testing a new prototype boiofuel made of coffee.<p>The new coffee-centric …

Autos