CSU seaweed-to-biofuel project receives DOE support under ARPA-E

CSU seaweed-to-biofuel project receives DOE support under ARPA-E

FORT COLLINS -- A Colorado State University project to grow and harvest ocean macroalgae for biofuel production has received support from the Department of Energys Advanced... Read More

Tuesday April 17, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, biofuels, DOE, ARPA-E, Jason Quinn, microalgae

CSU researchers study switchgrass as alternative biofuel source to corn

CSU researchers study switchgrass as alternative biofuel source to corn

FORT COLLINS -- Scientists, companies and government agencies are working to decrease greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, and in recent years biofuels produced from corn have... Read More

Wednesday February 28, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, switchgrass, John Field, biofuels, Daycent

CSU and 9 institutions share $13.8M grant to discover best sorghum traits for biofuel production

CSU and 9 institutions share $13.8M grant to discover best sorghum traits for biofuel production

FORT COLLINS -- Colorado State University is one of 10 institutions that will share a $13.8 million research grant to improve sorghum as a sustainable source for biofuel production. Most U.S.... Read More

Tuesday October 20, 2015 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, sorghum, DOE, Alan Rudolph, biofuels

NREL study demonstrates new conversion of lignin to industrial adipic acid

NREL study demonstrates new conversion of lignin to industrial adipic acid

GOLDEN - A new study from the DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates the conversion of lignin-derived compounds to adipic acid, an important industrial dicarboxylic... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday March 2, 2015 0 comments Tags: adipic acid, biofuels, Golden, Gregg Beckham, lignin, NREL

CSU awarded $1.5M to develop new crop of biofuels on marginal lands

CSU awarded $1.5M to develop new crop of biofuels on marginal lands

FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop of... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday July 28, 2014 0 comments Tags: biofuels, CSU, Fort Collins, John McKay

Navigant: Biofuels to make up more than 6 percent of aviation and marine fuels within next decade

Navigant: Biofuels to make up more than 6 percent of aviation and marine fuels within next decade

BOULDER - Biofuels will make up 6.1 percent of the aviation and marine fuel market in the U.S. by 2024, according to a new report by Navigant Research . Aviation and marine biofuels... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday July 17, 2014 0 comments Tags: biofuels, Boulder, Mackinnon Lawrence, Navigant Research

NREL: Enzyme that can digest cellulose twice as fast may speed biomass fuel conversion

NREL: Enzyme that can digest cellulose twice as fast may speed biomass fuel conversion

GOLDEN - Researchers at the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced they have discovered that an enzyme from a microorganism first found in Russia in 1990 can digest... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday January 9, 2014 0 comments Tags: biofuels, Golden, NREL, Yannick Bomble

ZeaChem receives EPA registration for Oregon biorefinery on path to commercialization

ZeaChem receives EPA registration for Oregon biorefinery on path to commercialization

LAKEWOOD - ZeaChem Inc., a developer of highly efficient biorefineries, announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed the successful registration of its demonstration... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday August 1, 2013 0 comments Tags: biofuels, EPA, Lakewood, Zeachem