Agriculture Online - Renewable Energy http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy Renewable energy news and updates. Find articles on biodiesel, ethanol, wind energy, biomass, new technology, green energy and more. Get information from rewnewable energy experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Friday Apr 18 09:08:06 EDT 2014 Agriculture.com http://www.agriculture.com/images/ag-logo-150x30.gif http://www.agriculture.com 150 30 http://www.agriculture.com/rss 30 Turning weeds into ethanol - why not? http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/turning-weeds-into-ethol-why-not_192-ar36355 The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign looked at another option for ethanol production – weeds. Tuesday Dec 17 16:00:41 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/turning-weeds-into-ethol-why-not_192-ar36355 Cellulosic plants finally hit higher volume http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/cellulosic-plts-finally-hit-higher_191-ar33572 Wednesday Sep 04 16:41:24 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/cellulosic-plts-finally-hit-higher_191-ar33572 E15 taking baby steps forward http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/e15-taking-baby-steps-fward_192-ar33566 Wednesday Sep 04 16:08:33 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/e15-taking-baby-steps-fward_192-ar33566 Regulation recommendations so biofuel plants don’t become weeds http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/regulation-recommendations-so-biofuel_195-ar30686 Regulation recommendations so biofuel plants don’t become weeds Tuesday Mar 26 15:59:59 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/regulation-recommendations-so-biofuel_195-ar30686 What's a wind farm worth? http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/wind-energy/whats-a-wind-farm-wth_194-ar30235 Monday Mar 04 16:49:37 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/wind-energy/whats-a-wind-farm-wth_194-ar30235 Ethanol news flows at Commodity Classic http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-news-flows-at-commodity-classic_192-ar30188 Friday Mar 01 15:58:03 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-news-flows-at-commodity-classic_192-ar30188 Plans for cellulosic ethanol on track http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/pls-f-cellulosic-ethol-on-track_192-ar28065 Eventually, cellulosic ethanol will gain a market. Wednesday Dec 05 16:07:52 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/pls-f-cellulosic-ethol-on-track_192-ar28065 Ethanol tops out http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-tops-out_192-ar27565 Biorefining limps along, overproduces. But the glory days of growth are over. Friday Nov 16 14:12:20 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-tops-out_192-ar27565 Ethanol tops out http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-tops-out_192-ar27102 Friday Oct 26 12:24:06 EDT 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-tops-out_192-ar27102 Cellulosic ethanol plans on track http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/cellulosic-ethol-pls-on-track_192-ar24904 Tuesday Jun 26 14:12:57 EDT 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/cellulosic-ethol-pls-on-track_192-ar24904 Ethanol remains 'bright spot' in global economy http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-remains-bright-spot-in-global_192-ar24880 Tuesday Jun 26 10:35:09 EDT 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/ethol-remains-bright-spot-in-global_192-ar24880 Wind energy powers ahead in 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/wind-energy/wind-energy-powers-ahead-in-2012_194-ar22114 Tuesday Feb 07 16:24:09 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/wind-energy/wind-energy-powers-ahead-in-2012_194-ar22114 Biomass ethanol plants growing in Iowa http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/biomass-ethol-plts-growing-in-iowa_195-ar17726 Tuesday Jul 19 11:12:56 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/biomass-ethol-plts-growing-in-iowa_195-ar17726 From stover to cellulosic ethanol http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/from-stover-to-cellulosic-ethol_192-sl14490 Here's an inside look at how cellulosic ethanol is made. Monday Feb 07 12:07:33 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/from-stover-to-cellulosic-ethol_192-sl14490 Switchgrass maps http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/switchgrass-maps_195-ar14167 The genetic map of switchgrass could boost its worth for energy. Wednesday Jan 26 10:06:24 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/switchgrass-maps_195-ar14167 Cows may hold the key to biofuels http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/cows-may-hold-key-to-biofuels_195-ar14166 Genes from the bacteria in a cow’s rumen may provide a new way to convert corn stover into biofuel. Wednesday Jan 26 10:03:54 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/cows-may-hold-key-to-biofuels_195-ar14166 EPA E15 decision gets mixed reviews http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/epa-e15-decision-gets-mixed-reviews_191-ar11428 Wednesday Oct 13 16:11:38 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/epa-e15-decision-gets-mixed-reviews_191-ar11428 Farmers and wind energy http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/wind-energy/farmers-wind-energy_194-ar6753 Farmers share in the general public's interest in producing energy from the wind. A few farmers may want to "get off the grid,” that is, rely on their own wind turbine to generate farm power and disconnect the power lines from the electric utility company Friday Jul 09 00:00:00 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/wind-energy/farmers-wind-energy_194-ar6753 Biodiesel has strong support in Iowa, study shows http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biodiesel/Biodiesel-has-strong-support-in-Iowa-study-shows_193-ar6106 Nearly 7 out of 10 Iowa voters say they want legislation to ensure the state's diesel fuel supply includes 5% biodiesel (B5), according to a new report. Thursday Jan 28 15:25:00 EST 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biodiesel/Biodiesel-has-strong-support-in-Iowa-study-shows_193-ar6106 Iowa biofuels industry nervously awaits EPA's fuel rules http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/Iowa-biofuels-industry-nervously-awaits-EPAs-fuel-rules_191-ar6090 The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association drew an impressive roster of speakers to cheer on a recovering ethanol industry and a stalled out biodiesel sector at its annual summit in Des Moines Iowa, Monday. Monday Jan 25 14:47:00 EST 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/Iowa-biofuels-industry-nervously-awaits-EPAs-fuel-rules_191-ar6090 Raising biomass crops? Here's help from Uncle Sam http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/Raising-biomass-crops-Heres-help-from-Uncle-Sam_195-ar6084 If you're interested in raising crops for biomass, there's a little-known federal program that can help you shoulder some of the financial risk in making the switch from program to energy crops. Thursday Jan 21 13:53:00 EST 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/Raising-biomass-crops-Heres-help-from-Uncle-Sam_195-ar6084 EPA expects to approve new ethanol blend by mid-2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/EPA-expects-to-approve-new-ethanol-blend-by-mid2010_192-ar5940 In a letter sent to the ethanol lobbying group, Growth Energy, the EPA has announced that preliminary testing of 15% ethanol blends shows the higher ethanol content seems to work well in cars built after 2001 and the agency is likely to approve E15 "in the Tuesday Dec 01 09:58:00 EST 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/EPA-expects-to-approve-new-ethanol-blend-by-mid2010_192-ar5940 Ethanol corn demand is back http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Ethanol-corn-demand-is-back_192-ar5890 It's no secret that ethanol is a big force in the corn market. In fact, projected use by the industry will be about twice as big as the corn export market in the 2009-2010 marketing year. Wednesday Nov 18 15:57:00 EST 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Ethanol-corn-demand-is-back_192-ar5890 EPA releases preliminary biofuel requirements, industry reacts http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/EPA-releases-preliminary-biofuel-requirements-industry-reacts_191-ar5280 As required by the 2007 energy bill, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday released a preliminary rule on how biofuels must meet requirements to lower greenhouse gases. Tuesday May 05 14:34:00 EDT 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/EPA-releases-preliminary-biofuel-requirements-industry-reacts_191-ar5280 Pair of new ethanol groups seek to right troubled industry http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Pair-of-new-ethanol-groups-seek-to-right-troubled-industry_192-ar5038 Calls for a unified ethanol industry earlier this week unfolded into the announcements of the formation of two new industry organizations. Wednesday Feb 25 11:39:00 EST 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Pair-of-new-ethanol-groups-seek-to-right-troubled-industry_192-ar5038 Publication ranks 'hottest' biofuels companies http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/Publication-ranks-hottest-biofuels-companies_191-ar4831 Cellulosic ethanol pioneer Coskata took the number-one spot in the "50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy" rankings for 2008-2009, published this week in Biofuels Digest, a bioenergy news service. The list, publishers say, recognizes innovation and achievement Tuesday Dec 23 12:46:00 EST 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/Publication-ranks-hottest-biofuels-companies_191-ar4831 Company unveils energy-only crops http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/Company-unveils-energyonly-crops_191-ar4807 Ceres, Inc. announced last week it has begun booking switchgrass and high-biomass sorghum seed under its Blade Energy Crops label. The launch marks the first seed sales of non-food, low-carbon crops developed specifically as raw materials for biofuels and Tuesday Dec 16 12:50:00 EST 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/Company-unveils-energyonly-crops_191-ar4807 POET puts out the call for cobs http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/POET-puts-out-the-call-for-cobs_195-ar4670 With about a dozen farm equipment companies set to demonstrate the latest technology for harvesting corn cobs, ethanol maker POET planned to ramp up its commercialization of cellulosic ethanol Thursday at its plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Friday Nov 07 14:32:00 EST 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/biomass/POET-puts-out-the-call-for-cobs_195-ar4670 Will 2009 go down as 'The Year of Ethanol?' http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Will-2009-go-down-as-The-Year-of-Ethanol_192-ar4593 Despite tortuous market conditions for the industry in recent months, the ethanol industry continues strides of growth that will ultimately position the fuel as the "largest supplier of energy in this country," say industry leaders. All in all, look for a Monday Oct 20 15:55:00 EDT 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Will-2009-go-down-as-The-Year-of-Ethanol_192-ar4593 Ethanol plants may be in 'deep jeopardy' http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Ethanol-plants-may-be-in-deep-jeopardy_192-ar4554 Riding closely on the coattails of the macroeconomic meltdown underway in the U.S., the ethanol industry, some say, could be in "deep jeopardy." Beyond today's general economic malaise, more specific market factors like the prices for crude oil and cash co Wednesday Oct 08 13:50:00 EDT 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/renewable-energy/ethanol/Ethanol-plants-may-be-in-deep-jeopardy_192-ar4554