Bioenergy News

Jim Lane - November 21, 2014

EPA Abandons Renewable Fuel Standard Rulemaking for 2014

In Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is delaying finalization of the long-awaited 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Renewable Volume Obligations...

Robynn Andracsek - November 20, 2014

Shining a Light on Women Leaders in the Power Industry

In early 2013, a group of women, dubbed the Women in Power committee, assembled in Orlando, Florida to figure out how to honor women who have dedicated their careers to the power industry....

Renewable Energy World Editors - November 18, 2014

France Ploughs Ahead with Renewable Energy While Australia Scales Back Clean Energy Policies

While France has set ambitious targets to increase the share of renewables in its total energy consumption, Australia has taken a contrasting approach by repealing its 2011 Clean Energy...

Bloomberg News Editors - November 17, 2014

Obama to Pledge $3 Billion for Climate Change Fund

President Barack Obama will pledge $3 billion to a United Nations climate-change fund that’s intended to help poor nations boost renewable energy and counter the ill effects of global...

Bloomberg News Editors - November 17, 2014

Peru to Unveil Plans for Renewable Power Auction

Peru’s government is set to announce plans for a renewable-energy auction during a global climate conference to be held next month in Lima.

Bloomberg News Editors - November 13, 2014

DOE Loan Guarantee Program Vilified by Republicans Turns a Profit

The U.S. expects to earn $5 billion to $6 billion from a federal loan program, bolstering President Barack Obama’s decision to back low-carbon technologies.

Tildy Bayar - November 13, 2014

IEA World Forecast: Stresses on Energy System Must Not Be Ignored

The world’s decision-makers must not let current events distract them from recognizing and addressing the longer-term signs of stress that are emerging in the global energy system,...

Bloomberg News Editors - November 12, 2014

Carbon Breakthrough: US, China Make Milestone Agreement to Fight Climate Change

President Barack Obama pledged deeper U.S. cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions and China will for the first time set a target for capping carbon emissions under an agreement between the...

Bloomberg News Editors - November 12, 2014

Fossil Fuels Reap $550 Billion in Subsidies, Hindering Renewables Investment

Fossil fuels are reaping $550 billion a year in subsidies and holding back investment in cleaner forms of energy, the International Energy Agency said.

Bloomberg News Editors - November 10, 2014

Khosla-Backed Biofuel Firm Kior Files Bankruptcy, Plans Sale

Kior Inc., a maker of biofuels from crops such as switchgrass, wood chips and corn husks, filed for bankruptcy protection with a plan to sell its assets to affiliates of backer Vinod...

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