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Gevo seeks to scale up its process of using plants to make isobutanol, a renewable hydrocarbon that can be used to make chemicals and liquid fuels, including jet fuel.
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.
This article incorrectly described an aspect of butanol. The fuel can be effectively distributed through pipelines.
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.
While the ethanol industry faces more skepticism, biofuel companies making drop-in replacements for petrofuels are moving out of demonstration stage to larger-scale production.
Using cloud-based data analytics, WeatherBill seeks to reduce risks for farmers, as investor interest grows in agriculture and in technologies to adapt to climate change.
blog Venture capitalists are starting to invest in the concept of turning organic material into fuel.
CNET News reporter Elinor Mills and her mom took McAfee's free online cybercrime help center for a test drive, and Elinor shares her experience.
Cobalt Biofuels opens plant in California to produce biobutanol from wood waste as other big names also invest in the non-food based biofuel.
Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson says businesses need to take the lead on global warming and replacing fossil fuels to avoid to "the mother of all recessions."