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By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.
Advanced biofuels company attracts investment from Total for a process to turn biomass into butanol, which can be converted into renewable gasoline and jet fuel.
Researchers at Tulane University have found a bacteria that can turn cellulose into biofuel. The Tulane team has been experimenting with old copies of the New Orleans Times Picayune newspaper.
The Air Force approves a blend of plant-based fuel with jet fuel for the first time, saying performance for pilots will not be affected.
The U.S. can't compete with China's lithium supply and billions in government backing, but has advantages in other key areas, says Accenture report.
Trying to succeed where others have not, Lilliputian gets Intel as investor and partner for miniature fuel cell designed to charge smartphones and other small gadgets.
Ford scientists are looking at algae as potential automotive biofuels.
No, they aren't wasting your favorite vice: The butanol fuel is made from whiskey by-products that would otherwise be discarded.
ARPA-E, the Department of Energy agency created to research clean-energy breakthroughs, puts an additional $106 million into 37 commercial and academic ventures.
Biofuel start-up Cobalt Technologies says it's found a way to make biobutanol with wood from forests ravaged by pine beetles.