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Alaska Airlines, Gevo To Demonstrate Renewable Alcohol-to-Jet Fuel

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest May 12, 2015

In Colorado, Gevo and Alaska Airlines announced a strategic alliance to purchase Gevo’s renewable jet fuel and fly the first-ever commercial flight on alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ).

Engineers Develop New Yeast Strain to Enhance Biofuel and Biochemical Production

The University of Texas at Austin March 24, 2015 Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have used a combination of metabolic engineering and directed evolution to develop a new, mutant yea...

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Jeannie Kever, University of Houston March 6, 2015 Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat — from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an indu...

Scientific Research Crucial to Success of New Biofuels Plants

Bill Scanlon, NREL February 27, 2015 The U.S. Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) played crucial roles in the technology that has led companies DuPont, POET, and Abengoa to open commercial-scale f...

Biobatteries: Taking Battery Technology to the Next Level

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest February 6, 2015 If you’ve been following the long-standing competition between electric and fuel-powered cars, you’ll know the basics. That electric motors have better efficiency than internal combustion...

Carbon Nanoballs Can Transform the Renewable Energy Supply

Christian Müller, Chalmers University of Technology February 2, 2015 Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent higher voltage if nanometer-sized carb...

Converting Olive Mash into Bio Cash

David Callahan, KTH The Royal Institute of Technology January 27, 2015 An experimental system to create heat and power with waste from olive oil processing is up-and-running in Spain. Carina Lagergren, a researcher from Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Techno...

Enzyme Could Create Biofuels 14 Times Faster than Current Methods

Bill Scanlon, NREL January 14, 2015 Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed an enzyme that could change the economics of biofuel conversion by converting biomass to s...

Biofuel Opportunity: Reviving Algae from the (Almost) Dead

Bill Scanlon, NREL November 3, 2014 Tucked away in darkness and almost dead, algae can emerge from a frigid and foggy environment to live again — and perhaps even become the seeds for a new beginning that can provide biofue...

Turning Humble Seaweed to Biofuel

Nancy Bazilchuk, Norwegian University of Science and Technology October 22, 2014 The sea has long been a source of Norway’s riches, whether from cod, farmed salmon or oil. Now one researcher hopes to add seaweed to this list as he refines a way to produce “biocrude” f...

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