Breakthrough biofuel a top performer

A Canadian company pioneering waste-to-biofuel technology that is in high demand across global markets made a 'major breakthrough' this week. Enerkem has featured several times on these pages, as its tech is...

Algae biofuel plans revealed

(USA) ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics are working together to produce thousands of barrels of algae biofuel every day by 2025. The pair have been collaborating to create oil from algae since 2009. And i...

Waste-to-biofuel tech a big hit

A Canadian company pioneering waste-to-biofuel technology facilities has attracted C$280 million in new investment. Enerkem's tech innovations are beginning to make a big impact on the global biofuel market....

Seaweed to transform transportation

(USA) A multi-million dollar initiative in America aims to unlock the potential of biofuel - made from seaweed - to power cars. The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced this week $22 million will be pr...

Scientists make biofuel breakthrough

(USA) Researchers in America have developed a new method to produce low cost bio-jet fuel for the aviation industry. A team from the University of Illinois has engineered sugarcane that can produce a sust...

Boost for biorefinery plans

(AUSTRALIA) Queensland is fast becoming an important global capital of the burgeoning biofuel industry. The innovative Australian state is already home to the country's first advanced biofuels lab. And no...

Hawaii harnesses flower power

(MAUI) The Hawaiian island of Maui is spearheading the state's largest biofuel crop project. Pacific Biodiesel is growing biofuel crops - including sunflowers - across a 115-acre farm site running off 100...