The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, released its national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory on Monday, April 18, 2011 showing that overall emissions during 2009 decreased by 6.1 percent.
Although the Obama Administration and many environmental organizations are diametrically opposed on the potential of “clean coal” and carbon capture and storage (CCS), venture capitalists are funding companies with a range of CCS technologies.
Here are four venture-funded companies at the leading edge of “clean coal”: Calera Corporation, Novomer Inc., Akermin, Inc., and GreatPoint Energy.
In my third part of my 3 part Q & A with Charles Eggert, CEO of OPX Biotechnologies, he discusses the current state of affairs in the biofuels industry and policy.
ROBERT GLUCK: How do you view the current state of affairs of the American biofuels industry? Biochemicals industry?
In the second part of my Q & A with OPX Biotechnologies' CEO Charles Eggert, he discusses the use of carbon dioxide and hydrogen feedstock, plans for future projects, and converting microbial fuel into jet fuel.
For a decade, increasingly strict environmental regulations surrounding coal-fired power plants, and the threat of carbon taxes still to come, have signaled the potential end of an energy paradigm that first took root in the United States in the
Joule Biotechnologies has made a significant achievement in alternative fuels.