Is the Renewable Fuel Standard broken beyond repair? It depends who you ask, but it’s certainly problematic. The RFS enforced by the EPA was originally envisioned as a way to get more biofuel into the US transportation fuel market, but changing technology and consumption patterns have required continual adjustments to the law. The EPA recently… Keep reading →
Solar securitization, which we’ve recently covered, appears to be moving forward with an announcement last week that SolarCity plans to sell $54 million in asset-backed securities. The concept is similar to now-famous mortgage-backed securities that precipitated the global financial crisis, but proponents claim they are less risky. [The Atlantic] California cities are getting into biogas,… Keep reading →
A new biogas plant stands in Lower Saxony on June 12, 2012 near Ebendorf, Germany. The plant processes natural waste from local farms into electricity, heat and environmentally-friendly fertilizer, and was built by German energy utility Abo Wind AG.
Corn and soybeans are the major crops used to produce biofuels and are best grown in the corn belt, which is Midwest-based.By Shifra Mincer
Corn and soybeans are the major crops used to produce biofuels and are best grown in the corn belt, which is Midwest-based.