A new biofuel production process is claimed to produce more than 20 times as much energy than existing methods.
Captain James T. Kirk may have called space the final frontier, but it's actually the ocean that stands full of mystery.
Can an old, restored steam locomotive be the harbinger for a new era in cleaner train travel?
Technology giant Honeywell has announced a comprehensive test program for aviation biofuel which it claims will be the first of its kind in the airline industry.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner has made aviation history by completing the first ever transpacific biofuel flight.
Canada's Porter Airlines will become the first carrier in the country to conduct a biofuel-powered flight this month.
Bacteria first discovered in Yellowstone's hot springs could help produce ethanol from crops such as switchgrass.
When it comes to green, Scotland has more than that famous lush greenery going on.
Biodiesel may sometimes seem like cleantech's ugly step-child, receiving less attention and less funding than other up-and-coming renewable energies like solar and wind.
There is a moment in Bill Jaeger's latest biofuels paper when his scholarly posture crumples a bit and he seems to want to shout loud enough for policymakers in Washington, D.C., to hear him all the way from Corvallis, Oregon.
Using a remotely controlled ship, the U.S. Navy successfully completed its largest-scale demonstration of alternative fuels last week off the coast of California.
When it comes to feeding the world you’d be hard pressed to find a crop more valuable than rice - the staple food of half the world’s population.
An Iowa State University-led team recently won a $25 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop the blueprint for using marginal farmlands to grow perennial grasses that will, in turn, provide a biomass source for a drop-in biofuel.
The rising economic and political costs of foreign oil, coupled with climate-change fears, have been driving the search for renewable, alternative transportation fuels in the United States.
The US is unlikely to meet some specific biofuel mandates under the current Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022 unless new technologies are developed or policies change.
Many energy researchers and environmental advocates are excited about the potential for biofuel producers to make the switch from corn to feedstocks based on large grasses like miscanthus or switchgrass.
Worldwide production of biofuels hit an all-time high in 2010, according to numbers released from Worldwatch Institute's Climate and Energy Program.
Using the wrong biofuel production methods can lead to the release of toxic, carcinogenic substances, new research has shown.
Biofuels hold great potential, but they're certainly a double-edged sword.
When most people think of biofuels, the plant that comes into mind is probably corn. Well, there's a whole new option that comes from the sea - kelp.