Biodiesel Extracted from Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday in which Americans not only overstuff themselves with food to the point of misery, but also generate tons of...

Use of Advanced Biofuels in Petrol Made Compulsory in Italy

Advanced biofuels will have to make up 0.6% of all  types of petrol and diesel used to power cars and trucks in Italy as of...

Locally Grown Biofuels Promoted and Funded by U.S. Government

The Obama Administration wants to help the biofuel industry develop. The government is thus investing $8.9 million to award nine companies in seven states for improving their genetic breeding programs for creating plants better suited for biofuel.

Airbus and ENN Sign Contract to Develop Algae-Based Aircraft Fuel

During the ongoing international exhibition in Zhuhai, “Airshow China 2012”, The European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS), a parent company of aviation major Airbus,...

Startup Proterro Engineers Bacteria For Higher Ethanol-Producing Sugar Yield

Princeton-based startup Proterro has announced the development of a technology that can produce sugar, the main source for ethanol, by using engineered cyanobacteria, photosynthetic organisms that can produce sucrose through a normally-occurring defense system.

Coffee Grounds Can Be Used to Create Nice Smelling Biodiesel

Nevada researchers have recently found out that waste coffee grounds can be used to create biodiesel. Mano Misra, Susanta Mohapatra, and Narasimharao Kondamudi discovered that spent coffee grounds contain 11 to 20% oil by weight, as much as traditional biodiesel sources of palm, rapeseed or soybean oil.

Algae Biofuel 50% Cleaner Than Petroleum, Study Suggests

There are many alternative fuel options available to us today, one of them being algae-derived biofuel. It has been found to be a viable substitute...

Ethanol-Based Biofuel Spills Could Pollute More Than Ordinary Fuels

Outcome Magazine released a report last week, stating that when the biofuel component ethanol is mixed with regular petroleum gas it gives it different...

Bioengineered Bacteria Produce Ready-to-Use Biofuel

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) claim to have found a technology that holds the future of biofuels. They built a bioenergy reactor, which...

10 Ideas to Generate Green Energy

We keep publishing stories on how to generate renewable energy, which tell us about investments worth millions. Scientific research, energy companies as well as governmental...