Blog Archives

U.S. Soybean farmers windfall as biofuel demand increases

An updated, independent study funded by the United Soybean Board (USB) and soybean checkoff shows production of biodiesel continues to positively impact U.S. soybean farmers’ on-farm profitability as well as the bottom lines of poultry and livestock farmers. According to

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel Production, Food Crops, News

US lacks the infrastructure to consume more bioethanol

Purdue University study suggests that the United States doesn’t have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with bioethanol, howver they could meet the standard with significant increases in  next-generation and cellulosicbiofuels. Their findings were published

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel Production, News

US ethanol production reaches record high

Information from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicates that US ethanol production rose in August to an all-time high. August 2010 ethanol production averaged more than 869,000 barrels a day (bpd), up from 857,000 bpd in July. Ethanol demand, as

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel legislation, Biofuel Production, News

US navy completes successful test on boat powered by algae biofuels

American navy sails towards sustainability with biofuel-powered gunboat It looked like a pretty ordinary day on the water at the US naval base in Norfolk, Virginia: a few short bursts of speed, a nice tail wind, some test manoeuvres against

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Biofuel for Military, Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel Production, News

Surging price of oil forces US military to seek alternative energy sources

Fiscal reality is dawning as US jets and warships trial alternative fuels in bid to end military’s costly dependence on oil. It’s a secret just how much oil the US military uses, but estimates range from around 400,000 barrels a day

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Biofuel for Military, Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel from Algae, Biofuel Production, News

Hardest part of reaching biofuel goal awaits

The United States is roughly halfway to achieving its goal of 36 billion gallons of renewable transportation fuel by the year 2022, but the last half likely will be harder, and probably more expensive, than the first. John Whitaker, Iowa

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bioethanol Production, Biofuel Funding, Biofuel legislation, Biofuel Production, News

BioFuel Tweets!

UserOnline