Government researchers say they've successfully engineered a substance called bisabolane into a biosynthetic alternative to diesel fuel.
National Research Council says that without "major technological innovation or policy changes" long-term targets for cellulosic biofuels are not likely to be met.
Renmatix says its new process allows it to produce cellulosic sugars--from which some types of biofuel are derived--more cheaply than ever. SmartPlanet reports from Philadelphia.
We've always been told driving and alcohol don't mix, but there's now a distinct possibility we could all be driving around tanked up on tequila.
In advance of the Paris Air Show, the aviation giant is touting its new freighter's ability to fly using a fuel mixture with 15 percent renewable plant matter.
Researchers from the University of Georgia believe they have discovered a method that could turn CO2 from the air into useable industrial products.
Biotech company Genomatica raises $15 million in venture funding to test the process of making industrial chemicals from sugar water.
Automotive News reports on the state of the biofuel industry.
The aviation industry must transition its kerosene fuel from using conventional petroleum to more sustainable feedstocks, a GE engineer says.
The company, which makes biofuel from a microbes, said it will stay the course, and expects a demo flight with its biofuel soon.