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Encouraging Advanced Biofuels Development in a Low Carbon Economy

Policy developments and the future of biofuel technologyOil-derived fuels remain the dominant energy source for our transportation network, and this is unlikely to change for the foreseeable future. The free market often dictates what technologies...

Posted February 27, 2013    

Next Generation Biofuels: Pathways To Production

Biofuel technologies for the commercial fleetWhile gasoline drives consumer mobility, it’s diesel that we turn to for the heavy-duty vehicle (HDV) fleet. Diesel fuel use accounts for roughly 20 percent of U.S. petroleum use and has an even greater...

Posted February 25, 2013    

Which Biofuels Can Capture Our Transportation Market?

Biofuel Production for Light-Duty VehiclesIn terms of energy use, light-duty vehicles account for over 58 percent of the 27,600 trillion BTU used for transportation in the U.S. each year. This is a huge market, representing roughly 5 times the...

Posted February 5, 2013    

From Here to There: A Brief Outlook for Biofuels

Unlike other alternative fuels, biofuels already experience substantial use in the market and are likely to remain the dominant alternative fuel for the conceivable future. With modern advances in biofuel technology coming online and with policy...

Posted January 23, 2013