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Low Oil Price Threatens Biofuel Firms

Oil has now dipped to levels that could be too low for many advanced-biofuel startups to succeed, especially those that attracted investment this summer, while oil was well above $100 a barrel. Tight credit markets…

Lotus Concept Ice Vehicle to Cross the Antarctic…

Designed and developed by Kieron Bradley and polar guide Jason de Carteret, the custom-made vehicle runs on renewable fuel and is intended to assist the Moon-Regan Trans Antarctic Expedition to scout for hidden crevasses and…

Air New Zealand Biofuel Flight Postponed

After last week’s crash of an Air New Zealand-owned Airbus A320, and the loss of four Air New Zealand employees who were on board, the airline is postponing its biofuel test flight which was due…

Ze-Gen Turns Construction Waste into Hydrogen

Each year, the US produces about four billion metric tons of waste which has about half the energy content as the same weight of coal. Bill Davis and his company, Ze-Gen, has found a way…

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First Biodiesel Trans-Continental Jet Flight

This week, Green Flight International is back with the announcement that the BioJet I, an old L-29 military aircraft, flew across the U.S. burning pure biodiesel. The majority of the flight was made using pure…

The Energy Scene in India

As I traveled through India on a recent business trip, the topic of energy was constantly on my mind (as it is every time I travel). I found out some interesting things about jatropha, toured…