Could it be that the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gas is the same country that spends more on green technology than any other country?
As many of you know most of the gasoline available in North America today has a biofuel component of between 5 and 10 percent. Newer cars and trucks are E85 compatible, meaning they can operate with up to 85 percent ethanol blended into the gasoline -- which means there is a total growth opportunity of up to 75 percent in the North American biofuel market.
On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture rolled out two new funding programs which it hopes will both increase the production of advanced biofuels and also promote the use of renewable energy to create the biofuel.
It’s being billed as the nation’s first and most extensive citywide effort to increase energy efficiency, according to New York City Planning Commission Chairwoman Amanda Burden.
Researchers at the University of Georgia have engineered a superior strain of yeast that can rapidly ferment ethanol from pretreated pine.