ClearFuels partners with Rentech, gets $7.7 million in DOE funds to build biomass gasifier for producing bio-blended diesel and jet fuel.
Get to work, microbes.
Genomatica says it has made butadiene, used in production of products such as tires and latex, from renewable sources rather than fossil fuels.
When most of the tech industry seems obsessed with finding each other at restaurants and ranking their own influence, it's exciting to hear about tech that could change the world. So why are we all so skeptical about it?
Turning up the heat to turn up the fuel; Alaska gets steamy and policy changes on the horizon.
Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.
Researchers at Idaho National Labs are developing a technology, with roots in nuclear energy, for squeezing more fuel from agricultural residue using clean electricity.
Berkeley spinoff Aurora Biofuels lands $20 million in series A funding for algae aquaculture venture.
Lotus builds a concept vehicle designed to travel across the Antarctic.