Sustainable Urban Energy: An Overview 

Sustainable Urban Energy: An Overview 

Over the past 20 years, urban areas have demonstrated exponential growth. There has been a drastic improvement in cities, automobiles have developed, infrastructure has changed, and populations have increased. This is all excellent news, but with this has come extreme...
Biodiesel Benefits on the Economy and Environment

Biodiesel Benefits on the Economy and Environment

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, the trucking industry is starting to consider the costs, social impacts and challenges associated with switching to alternative fuels. The National Biodiesel Board recently released a report on the economic and health benefits...
What are Common Careers in the Biofuel Industry?

What are Common Careers in the Biofuel Industry?

The biofuel industry offers an array of careers related to Bioenergy, including but not limited to agrofuels, microbiology, engineering, biochemistry, and more. Biofuels (also known as feedstock) generate from living or dead organisms, including matter extracted from...
The Future of Biodiesel

The Future of Biodiesel

Greenhouse gas emissions that drive global warming increased by 32% from 1990 through 2016. The transportation sector generated the majority of that carbon output. That means primarily on-road vehicles. This makes over-the-road transportation a focal point of reducing...
How Can Bio-Fuels be Used?

How Can Bio-Fuels be Used?

Biofuel has the advantage that it gets produced faster than through the traditional geological processes. Basically, it comes from renewable biomass material that is easier to reproduce than traditional fuels. With that said, what types of things could they use...
New Technology in the Biodiesel Industry

New Technology in the Biodiesel Industry

  The first generation of mass-produced biodiesel used corn or sugarcane to manufacture ethanol. Problems soon arose with this approach, however. Not the least of them was aggressive pushback from environmentalists and others who objected to commandeering food...
How 3D Printing and Biofuel Will Change the World

How 3D Printing and Biofuel Will Change the World

Before understand how 3D printing and Biofuel can come together to create an impactful product, let’s look at them individually.   Although 3D printing has been around for 40 years, it is now developing some traction. 3D printing uses various materials such as...
How Biofuels Are Keeping Refiners Running Amidst the Pandemic

How Biofuels Are Keeping Refiners Running Amidst the Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, most oil refiners have discovered new alternative ways to tackle the challenge of decreasing demand for gasoline to stay afloat during these uncertain times. One such practice is producing biofuels...
How Might COVID-19 Impact the Biofuel Industry?

How Might COVID-19 Impact the Biofuel Industry?

When people think of COVID-19, they don’t see an obvious connection to the biofuel industry. But the reality is that every industry that exists has been affected by this worldwide pandemic. Biofuel production companies have declining sales as fewer people focus...
A Brief History of Biofuels

A Brief History of Biofuels

Biofuels are thought of today as the advanced, cutting-edge fuels of the future. The reality, however, is that biofuels are the oldest source of energy known to humankind. Biofuels were the first fuels. After all, wood was the biofuel used by ancient man and primitive...