Shaping the future of biofuels

  • Jun 16, 2015

    Walmart’s Sustainability scorecard: How do you measure up?

    Last week Robert Kaplan, director of sustainability for Walmart, announced he was moving on after four years of promoting sustainability at the world’s largest retailer. In his farewell letter, Kaplan outlined some of the achievements Walmart made during that time. Among them: -Eliminated nearly 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas; -Collaborated with Target, one of its biggest competitors, to bring more sustainable personal care and beauty products to the shelf; and,...More
  • Jul 31, 2014

    Ten biomass research projects to receive USDA, DOE funding

    The $12.6 million in research grants are awarded under a joint DOE-USDA program that began in 2006....More
  • Feb 21, 2014

    Counterpoint: Solar power has a cost

    Ron Schwartau, Board Member at Minnesota Rural Electric Association, gave an interesting counterpoint to the "Time to Consider Solar (Mar. issue)," in which we reported on the recent interest in solar panels due to a drop in system pricing. Schwartau writes: "Time to Consider Solar" was interesting but not entirely accurate in portrayal of solar and other renewable energy....More
  • Jun 13, 2013

    Ethanol industry in a war, stakeholders called to action

    The oil industry will not use ethanol blends if the RFS is eliminated, said Mike Bryan, CEO of BBI International, which sponsored the Fuel Ethanol Workshop. “This is a very big deal, and it’s time that we, as stakeholders, say ‘enough.’”...More
  • Jun 7, 2013

    New facility to complete link between research and commercialization of advanced biofuels

    “We’re all about diversification and we feel strongly that we can produce both fuel and food efficiently.”...More

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