Americans are buying more ethanol at the pump — and that’s a good thing, especially considering the October Pink Out promotion that’s raising funds for (and awareness of) breast cancer. This story and more in your weekly bioenergy news roundup!
Elections aside, the U.S. government is in the news for reasons wholly related to bioenergy, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to the White House itself. Keep reading for the biggest stories to break in bioenergy news this week!
The big news this week was in India, where government officials announced an ambitious expansion of the country’s bioenergy market. And in Brazil, Nissan used the global spotlight on Rio to unveil an ethanol-powered fuel-cell prototype. Catch up on these and other top stories you may have missed this week!
Report finds that biofuels don’t threaten food security, US ethanol producers get access to new market
The U.S. Department of Energy announced openings for its Biomass Research and Development Committee, The European Union dropped an antidumping duty on U.S. ethanol imports, a report found that biofuel use can support food security, and a new “bionic leaf” turns sunlight and water into fuel. Read on to get full details for each of these top biofuel headlines from the past week.