In a blow to the US bio-fuel industry, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed lowering the amount of fuel from renewable sources that needs to be blended with the fossil fuel supply.
What is purportedly the world's first commercial-scale plant for the production of bio-ethanol from non-food biomass sources was officially inaugurated in Crescentino, Italy.
Neste Oil has signed on to a Dutch initiative aimed at increasing the use aviation bio-fuel in the Netherlands.
GE Aviation will purchase cellulosic synthetic bio-fuel from the Washington, D.C.-based D'Arcinoff Group for use in the production and testing of its jet engines.
Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) received three prestigious R&D 100 Awards today at an event held by R&D Magazine in Orlando, Fla. in the US.
Scientists in the US looking to create a potent blend of enzymes to transform materials like corn stalks and wood chips into fuels have developed a test that should turbocharge their efforts.
Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. and Syngenta have agreed to continue their joint efforts to promote the use of both sweet sorghum and high biomass sorghum at Brazilian ethanol mills.