Blog from Jane Marsh: Biofuels Enabling Companies to Set Emission-Free Delivery Goals

This summer, we are witnessing record-breaking high temperatures. As more individuals experience adverse health effects from heatstroke and dehydration, the demand for climate change prevention efforts rises. President Biden recently established a national carbon neutrality goal, supporting humanity’s and the environment’s protection. Fortunately, renewable energy advancements help society maintain the modern lifestyle while eliminating atmospheric … Continue reading Blog from Jane Marsh: Biofuels Enabling Companies to Set Emission-Free Delivery Goals

New scheme launched in Seville to produce an entirely different kind of juice from the unwanted oranges: electricity

Having been to Seville, the oranges are delicious. Yet now unwanted oranges that fall on streets will  be used to use the methane produced as the fruit ferments to generate clean electricity. Stephen Burgen explains in an article on The Guardian website.   'A role model': how Seville is turning leftover oranges into electricity In … Continue reading New scheme launched in Seville to produce an entirely different kind of juice from the unwanted oranges: electricity

Fish waste finds new usage: powering ships

Innovation in our energy transition brings up all possibilities.  Actually, using waste fish makes sense since it can be used to produce biogas.  Fiona Harvey writes in the Guardian about a Norwegian company that plans to fuel liners with biogas made from leftovers of fish processing Dead fish to power cruise ships Waste fish parts … Continue reading Fish waste finds new usage: powering ships

Biofuels of the future need to be more sustainable

Biofuels have been controversial for many years in terms of the benefits they bring related to the costs. Damian Carrington writes a good article in The Guardian about how biofuels need to be more sustainable, since we will remain dependent on liquid fuels for some time.   Biofuels needed but some more polluting than fossil … Continue reading Biofuels of the future need to be more sustainable

Bioenergy may be reducing emissions but not by nearly as much as is claimed

Bioenergy has been steeped in controversy about the net benefits and the costs. Michael Le Page writes a good article in The New Scientist that it is not yet time yet to cheer about the impact on reducing emissions.   Revealed: The renewable energy scam making global warming worse On the face of it, Europe … Continue reading Bioenergy may be reducing emissions but not by nearly as much as is claimed

How a biofuels plant in Hawaii has been certified for its sustainability

It has been questioned about the overall impact of biofuels to reduce carbon emissions. There are also concerns about the sustainability of plant operations. A non-profit industry group in the US has created a certification system and a plant in Hawaii was the first to meet the criteria. Diane Cardwell discusses the developments in a … Continue reading How a biofuels plant in Hawaii has been certified for its sustainability

New American standards will lead to greater use of biofuels

In a controversial move, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a new regulation that will raise the amount of biofuels that will be used in blends of vehicle fuels, according to an article by Diane Cardwell in the New York Times   E.P.A. Rule Requires a Big Jump in Biofuel Use The Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading New American standards will lead to greater use of biofuels

What you always wanted to know about scotch whisky and what it can do to save energy

Who would ever think that whisky could help us meet our biofuel targets.  Signe Brewster writes an interesting article in the Washington Post about using the whisky that is not used for human consumption.   Scottish startup thinks whiskey can fuel more than an epic bender That 15-year Macallan you’ve been saving for a special … Continue reading What you always wanted to know about scotch whisky and what it can do to save energy

Producing biofuels from the sea: a solution?

Damian Carrington in The Guardian provides an excellent blog explaining that producing biofuels in the sea removes at a stroke many of the serious problems with conventional biofuels.   Seaweed biofuels: a green alternative that might just save the planet "It's best to get it out of the water now or it'll start getting grazed … Continue reading Producing biofuels from the sea: a solution?

Impact of biofuel production assessed

The Reuters news agency writes in The Guardian about a new study that biofuel production could actually be doing a lot of harm to the environment. Biofuel production threatens air quality and crop yields, study finds Report warns large-scale cultivation of trees for renewable wood fuel would emit high levels of the chemical isoprene. Fighting … Continue reading Impact of biofuel production assessed