Over $3M given to boost R&D on greener marine fuels

In Singapore, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore set aside S$5 million (about $3.6 million) to co-fund research and development on cleaner marine...

Key gene controls stem juiciness in sorghum

In China, scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences discovered the gene controlling the stem juiciness trait in sorghum, the fifth most popular crop...

UFOP and EOA say EU failed to defend its agriculture

In Germany, UFOP and European Oilseed Alliance (EOA) issued a statement saying that the European Commission’s recent decision to hold off on imposing anti-dumping...

New “Biodiesel by a Mile” video highlights benefits of biodiesel

In Illinois, a new video, entitled “Biodiesel by a Mile” that promotes the advantages of biodiesel fuel use versus traditional fuel was produced and...

Pertamina falls 62% short of biodiesel target

In Indonesia, three weeks after the government launched a new mandate to boost biodiesel consumption, Pertamina has only received about two-thirds of its targeted...

MSU researchers harness algae and fungi to create new biofuel system

In Michigan, Michigan State University scientists found a solution using two species of marine algae and soil fungi to enhance oil production and harvest...

Clean energy from dirty doo-doo – tax credits make crap worth it

In Oregon, tax payers are benefiting even more now from last year’s Bovine Manure Tax Credit, thanks to a new set of temporary rules....

First ever biofueled Airbus delivered from Alabama assembly line

In Alabama, the Airbus production facility in Mobile is delivering a new A321 jet fueled with a 15% biofuel and 85% conventional fossil fuel...

From sewer water to biofuel – waste getting a whole new treatment in India

In India, Institute of Chemical Technology scientists in Mumbai are setting up a new plant that will produce biofuel by treating sewer water from...

Higher Chinese tariffs on biofuel having no affect on U.S. ethanol market

In Texas, U.S. and Asian ethanol markets on Wednesday were unaffected by the announcement that the Chinese government would hike the import tariff on...

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