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 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 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
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
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
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?