Promising test results, push for cleaner fuels could mean the aviation biofuels market is set to expand
Forecasters are predicting big up-ticks in production and demand for ethanol in Colombia, as well as for the global biomass pellet market as a whole. Plus, researchers in the Yukon are putting ethanol to work directly to clean up water pollution caused by mining. All this and more ahead in our weekly news roundup!
This week, both the White House and biological engineers have their eyes turned to the industry’s future. At the same time, the USDA is in the field—literally—demonstrating its new bioenergy processing technology. Read on for these stories and more in our weekly bioenergy news roundup.
Researchers are finding new ways to increase the yield of cellulosic ethanol production—this time using genetically engineered bacteria and yeast. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Agency is being asked by more than 40 senators to do more to encourage the production of biomass-based diesel. Keep reading for these headlines and more from this week in bioenergy news.