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  • Fueling the future

    Science Daily. - May 19, 2017

    New research investigated the full life cycle impact of one promising 'second-generation biofuel' produced from short-rotation oak. The study found that second-generation biofuels made from managed trees and perennial grasses may provide a sustainable fuel resource.

  • Insight into enzyme's 3-D structure could cut biofuel costs

    Science Daily. - May 18, 2017

    Using neutron crystallography, research team has mapped the three-dimensional structure of a protein that breaks down polysaccharides, such as the fibrous cellulose of grasses and woody plants, a finding that could help bring down the cost of creating biofuels.

  • Democratic Senators call for probe into Icahn s biofuel credit dealings

    Reuters. - May 09, 2017

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eight Democratic Senators on Tuesday asked U.S. regulators to launch an investigation into billionaire Carl Icahn s activities in the U.S. biofuels blending credit market, saying the activist investor may have violated securities trading laws since becoming an a…

  • Bacterial boost for bio-based fuels

    Science Daily. - May 05, 2017

    Electrical bacteria are the key ingredient in a new process that recycles wastewater from biofuel production to generate hydrogen. The hydrogen can then be used to convert bio-oil into higher grade liquid fuels such as gasoline or diesel.

  • Biofuel pays for itself with goods made from waste

    Science Daily. - May 04, 2017

    A recent discovery may unlock the potential of biofuel waste -- and ultimately make biofuels competitive with petroleum. The researchers solved the structure of LigM, an enzyme that breaks down molecules derived from the biofuel waste product lignin. This opens a path toward new molec…

  • Biofuels firm indicted in fraudulent fuel credit scheme: Justice Department

    Reuters. - May 04, 2017

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania biofuels firm and its co-owners have been indicted on conspiracy charges in a scheme that generated $10 million in renewable fuel credits from the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.

  • Turning chicken feces, weeds into biofuel

    Science Daily. - May 03, 2017

    Chicken is a favorite, inexpensive meat across the globe. But the bird's popularity results in a lot of waste that can pollute soil and water. One strategy for dealing with poultry poop is to turn it into biofuel, and now scientists have developed a way to do this by mixing the waste …

  • Making oil from algae: Towards more efficient biofuels

    Science Daily. - April 19, 2017

    The mechanism behind oil synthesis within microalgae cells has now been revealed by a research team. This discovery could contribute to the development of biofuels, they say.

  • Algal residue: Alternative carbon resource for pharmaceuticals and polyesters

    Science Daily. - April 12, 2017

    Algal residue, the leftover material after extracting oil from algae for biofuel, can be used to produce key industrial chemicals, researchers have determined.

  • Enerkem Behaalt Alle Productiemijlpalen voor de Biofuel-Installatie in Edmonton

    PR Newswire. - April 11, 2017

    MONTREAL, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerkem Inc. (, een wereldmarktleider in de productie van biobrandstoffen en chemicali n uit afval, maakte vandaag bekend dat zijn eerste grootschalige, commerci le productiefaciliteit in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada) alle..…