Bioenergy Opinion & Commentary

Clint Wilder - July 25, 2014

As US Clean Energy Goes Mainstream, Leadership Is Focused on States and Cities

Clean Edge’s recently released 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index finds the U.S. clean-tech market making impressive strides in many areas, while still hampered by inaction and inertia...

Amory Lovins - July 22, 2014

How Opposite Energy Policies Turned The Fukushima Disaster Into A Loss For Japan And A Win For Germany

Japan thinks of itself as famously poor in energy, but this national identity rests on a semantic confusion. Japan is indeed poor in fossil fuels — but among all major industrial countries,...

Tom Konrad - July 14, 2014

June Bloom: Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2014, Q2 Update

After two weak months, June brought a strong recovery to clean energy stocks and the market in general. The broad market benchmark IWM put on 7.2 percent, reversing its previous loss...

Mahesh Bhave - July 08, 2014

Microgrids Missing from the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All Initiative

Emerging economies, especially India, desperately need a novel, suitable electricity solution; alas, what exists is a hundred years old and unsuited for our times. This situation is...

Jan Koninckx - July 07, 2014

Biofuel Advancement Threatened: How Can We Save the Renewable Fuel Standard?

Advanced biofuels are no longer a futuristic hope — they are here. This year, three companies including DuPont will turn on commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol biorefineries, the result...

Jim Lane - July 02, 2014

Are We There Yet? The Positioning and Repositioning of the Algae Industry

An agreeable reporter from KPBS San Diego visited with the Digest this past week while working on a short segment, contrasting the progress of algae companies today to the promise seen...

Elliott Negin - June 30, 2014

Industry Complaints About the New EPA Carbon Pollution Rule? We've Heard It All Before

The argument industrial polluters and their friends in Congress are making against the new Environmental Protection Agency plan to curb power plant carbon emissions should sound familiar....

Sam Boykin - June 26, 2014

The US South’s New Clean Energy Hub

While Charlotte, N.C., is perhaps best known as a financial center, with big institutions like Bank of America and Wells Fargo dominating the skyline, the area is also a major energy...

Charles Morris - June 25, 2014

Wanted: An EU Biofuels Policy that Is Fair for All

At the beginning of 2014, the European Commission unveiled a policy framework for climate and energy from 2020 to 2030. In a controversial move, the Commission stated that it “does...

Samantha Williams - June 23, 2014

Ohio's Clean Energy Law is Key to Unlocking Carbon Reductions

The question on people’s minds as we dig into the carbon pollution reduction standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is – what does it mean for Ohio?

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