Biodiesel

Australia Pumps Money Into Aviation Biofuel Research

April 25, 2012

The Australian airline Qantas recently launched its first flight using a 50/50 blend of biofuel and regular jet fuel. The flight took off on April 13 and marked the launch of the Australian government’s program to fund research into the production of sustainable fuel for airplanes. Related Posts:Israeli Researchers See Biofuel Potential in SeaweedProtest in […]

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Algae Biodiesel Takes Off

November 7, 2011

One of the most promising types of raw materials to produce biofuel being researched is algae. Today the technology reaches new heights with United Airlines’ Flight 1403 between Houston and Chicago, The historic flight departs Bush International Airport at 10:25 am CT from terminal C, and lands at Chicago O’Hare at 1:01pm CT, arriving at […]

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Algae Oil Company ‘One To Watch’

October 11, 2011

OriginOil, a company working to develop biofuel from algae and which we have written about before, has been named by Forbes’ investment educator Jason Burack as one of 11 next-generation commodity names to watch out for. Related Posts:Algae Biofuel: Can Pond Scum Become Our Energy Savior?Lufthansa Enters Algae Biofuel Production DealBiofuel Industry Converges in Rotterdam, […]

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Freedom Urges the Public To Say No To Fossil Fuels

August 30, 2011

A new advocacy film called Freedom wants Americans to wean themselves off oil and embrace alternatives to fossil fuels, which it says is killing us. Related Posts:Protest in London Against UK Biofuel SubsidiesCellulosic Ethanol Expected to Surge in 2013Algae Oil Company ‘One To Watch’New Discovery Could Improve Ethanol ProductionAlgae Biofuel: Can Pond Scum Become Our […]

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Europe Reassesses Biodiesel Policies

July 9, 2011

A new study by the European Union says any benefits of biodiesel production are cancelled out by the indirect impact caused by its production. As a consequence, the EU is likely to seriously revise its policy for biodiesel fuel. Related Posts:Lufthansa Enters Algae Biofuel Production DealBiofuel Industry Converges in Rotterdam, HollandAlgae Oil Company ‘One To […]

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