Legendary No. 3 Returns to Daytona with American Ethanol

Now, more than a decade after the loss of Dale Earnhardt, the number 3 returns to Daytona with Austin Dillon, who wasted no time in returning the number 3 to glory with a pole at Daytona … powered, in part, by American Ethanol!

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New Florida Plant Can Make Ethanol from Grass and Garbage

The INEOS plant heats organic materials in collected organic waste materials (food, yard clippings, etc.) which produces a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Bacteria feed on the heated waste to ferment the gas and create ethanol. The company says it intends to begin selling ethanol to US fuel companies and plans to release its first shipments later this month.

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In the Army Now! Military Developing Ethanol Fuel Cell

Electricity-generating fuel cells that can be fueled by a cheap, abundant, and renewable fuel source seem to be the holy grail of a low-emission, energy-independent future. Up to now, making the hydrogen that’s powered fuel cell cars has been expensive, but the US military may have come up with new way to generate electricity in a fuel cell with a fuel that we’ve been writing an awful lot about, lately: ethanol.

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The Future of the German Train System – 100% Reliance on Renewable Fuels

Deutsche Bahn—Germany’s railway operator—has set a target of raising the companies renewable energy consumption from 20% right now, through28% as soon as 2014, and to a full 100% by 2050. Even with social unrest targeting Germany’s rail way system, Germany is pushing not only the further construction of their rails but the perfection of the use of renewable energy in their mass transportation rail systems.

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Optimism In the Biofuels Industry: Dynamic Fuels Opens Commercial-Scale Biodiesel Plant

Emerson Process Management was chosen by Dynamic Fuels to implement automation and process management systems for a new commercial scale biodiesel plant that will convert chicken fat to clean burning, sulfur-free alternative diesel fuel. Despite pessimism from some pundits, Emerson’s vision on the biofuels sector remains optimistic for the long-term.

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UK Starts World’s Largest Algae Biofuel Initiative

Great Britain hopes that algae-based biofuels can reduce automotive and aviation emissions by 2030, and cut overall emissions by 80%

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Asian Oil Palm Plantations Are No Substitute for Rainforests

As the global market for biofuels heats up, much of the demand for biodiesel is being satisfied by clearing virgin

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