The world-famous microbe is highly adept at converting a plant’s glucose to biofuels but is otherwise a picky eater.
Ethanol was a surprise — it’s extremely difficult to go straight from carbon dioxide to ethanol with a single catalyst.
GreenWood Resources has licensed an ORNL technology based on the discovery of a gene in poplar that makes it easier to convert poplar trees into biofuels.
The cost and environmental impact of producing liquid biofuels and biochemicals as alternatives to petroleum-based products could be significantly reduced, thanks to a new metabolic engineering technique.
California’s biofuel industry is calling on state legislators to allocate $210 million in the Governor’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to incentivize in-state production of low carbon biofuels.
TT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University investigated how willow biomass can be utilised more efficiently.