Record-setting aviation biofuel orders, new markets being opened for E15 — more and more, bioenergy is making headlines as the fuel that’s getting us from Point A to Point B. And, if you get there by boat, there’s good news for you, too: A new E10 study is helping put a decades-old debate to rest. Keep reading for the week’s biggest stories!
Strides in bioenergy technology and use are being made in California, while governors in seven Midwestern states are calling for an end to the summertime sales restriction of E15—a move that would benefit flex-fuel retailers nationwide. Read on for these and more of the week’s biggest bioenergy stories!
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.
At Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, scientists are using CO2 to drastically reduce the cost of pretreatment in the cellulosic ethanol production process. Meanwhile, a Florida-based lab has found a way to produce an advanced, military-grade aviation fuel. Keep reading for these and more stories making waves in the biofuel industry this week!