The World Business Council for Sustainable Development announced a new global initiative to cut corporate use of fossil fuels in half, and the USDA continued to roll out programs that will support and fund the development of biofuels in the U.S. Plus, scientists in South Korea developed a new way to turn human waste into biofuel. Read on to get the full details for each of these top biofuel headlines from the past week below.
Fuel ethanol’s role in the fight against climate change
Capitalizing on the financial power of renewable energy: COP22
Novozymes launches foam control for sugarcane ethanol
We’re about a week out from the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW), the largest and longest running ethanol conference in the world. This year’s expo in Milwaukee, Wis. promises to continue the tradition of insightful conversations and valuable networking opportunities, and the Novozymes team is excited to share in the learning and development.
The USDA announced two significant sources of grant funding for biofuels development and research, and the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture met with Mexican leaders to work on expanding the renewable fuels sector.
The biofuels industry experiences growth as both the DOE and the state of Illinois approve project funding to reduce carbon emissions, and the USDA predicts a record corn crop for next year. Catch up on these top stories you may have missed from last week