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Gator power: Alligator fat pitched as biodiesel

Millions of pounds of fat from alligators, which are not threatened, is thrown away every year but the fat is more suitable than other animal fats for biodiesel, a study finds.

By August 18, 2011


Climate impact threatens biodiesel future in EU

Europe's world-leading industry is now on the verge of being legislated out of existence after the studies reveal biodiesel's indirect impact cancels out most of its benefits.

By July 9, 2011


Researchers coax bacteria to make biodiesel

Biofuel company LS9, along with government-funded researchers, have developed a way to convert non-food plants into biodiesel in a single step, promising lower costs.

By January 27, 2010


U.S. senators to take up biodiesel credit next year

Credit extension has been delayed by the health care debate and because it has been linked with other tax incentives. A so-called extenders bill passed in the House earlier this month.

By December 22, 2009


Neste biodiesel passes Mercedes truck test

Pilot project claims significant carbon dioxide reduction with trucks and buses running on diesel fuel made from sustainable biomass.

By June 10, 2009


SF to build brown grease-to-biodiesel plant

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced plans for the city to build the country's first brown grease-to-biodiesel plan.

By February 6, 2009


Biotech pros press algae into biodiesel production

Berkeley spinoff Aurora Biofuels lands $20 million in series A funding for algae aquaculture venture.

By June 10, 2008


Use biodiesel in your car

Car Tech editor Wayne Cunningham shows you how to prepare your diesel car to run on clean, renewable fuel.

May 21, 2008


Green Mile: Biodiesel is on the menu

At a seafood restaurant in Sausalito, Calif., they have no shortage of what could be tomorrow's fuel.

May 21, 2008


Race to algae-based biodiesel heats up

PetroAlgae, Bionavitas, and others bet that algae will replace soy as a feedstock for biodiesel. The question is which, out of many companies, will develop a cost-effective technology first.

By May 2, 2008