In its ongoing quest for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the oil industry continues to spread misinformation about ethanol and other renewable fuels. In previous posts (here, here, andhere), I addressed three popular myths employed by Big Oil and its PR firms to confuse and cloud…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/busting-big-oil-myths-part-iv-gas-prices-oil-industry-continues-to-spread-misinformation-about-ethanol-and-other-renewable-fuels/ Agriculture, Biofuels, Energy, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Ethanol, fuels, gas prices, oil companies, Politics & Legislation, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), renewable fuels, RFS and biofuels
Under the Clean Air Act (CAA) the EPA is responsible to protect the Public from toxic pollutants including lead in motor vehicle exhausts. The EPA is also responsible for the Federal ‘renewable fuels standard’ program and setting annual Transportation ethanol blending-consumption…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/replacing-leaded-aviation-gasoline-with-renewable-ethanol-federal-renewable-fuels-standard-program/ Agriculture, aviation fuel, aviation gasoline, Clean Air Act (CAA), Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, Ethanol, internal combustion engine’ (ICE), light duty vehicle LDV, Oil, Public Health, technology innovations
Alternative fuels have lost some of their luster in the US, lately, for understandable reasons. Oil production here is boomingbased on shale resources that keep expanding, while the market for ethanol, our most successful alternative fuel, has stalled at the long-anticipated “blend…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/ex-shell-chief-hofmeister-promotes-us-fuel-diversity-the-market-for-ethanol-our-most-successful-alternative-fuel/ Affordable Energy, Agriculture, Alternative Fuel, Biofuels, Energy and Economy, energy diversity, Energy Policy, Ethanol, Finance, fuels, market for ethanol, natural gas, Oil, Sustainability, US Fuel Diversity
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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant May Use First Solar &/Or Yingli Solar…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/press-release/solar-power-energy-storage-ev-bicycles-ethanol-hybridstrain-fossil-fuel-news-roundup/ Bicycles, Energy Storage, Ethanol, ev, Fossil Fuel, Hybrids, News Roundup, Solar Power, Train
The ethanol mandate in gasoline is starting to sting.
In a news article published in Science magazine last week, journalist Robert Service writes: “This year is shaping up to be decisive for ‘cellulosic’ ethanol made from corn stalks and other agricultural waste, as…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/congress-ethanol-biofuels-love-gone-wrong-the-ethanol-mandate-in-gasoline-is-starting-to-sting/
The biofuels ethanol debate has moved over to National Journal’s Energy Experts Blog, with this week’s posts addressing whether the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that mandates biofuel use should be left alone, amended or repealed. Some of what others are saying:
Bernard Weinstein –…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/more-voices-in-the-renewable-fuel-standard-debate-biofuels-ethanol-debate-has-moved-over-to-national-journals-energy-experts-blog/