The sun sets along 34th Street, aligning

New York Energy Week kicks off today with the Solar Financing Market Perspectives breakfast at 8:00am (see Energy Solutions Forum’s solar policy primer here). The opening ceremony at 5:30pm features New York State Governor’s Office Chairman of Energy & Finance, Richard Kauffman; Kenneth Daly, President of National Grid New York; Francis J. Murray, Jr, President… Keep reading →

In the race to commercialize the next generation of advanced biofuels created from inedible plant material, 50/50 BP – Dupont joint venture Butamax is pushing to make biobutanol the next big thing. The company is moving toward the commercial phase of its program to make biobutanol the US fuel blend of choice.

“We are very excited about this product – biobutanol is the highest value biofuel that can be made,” Butamax CEO Paul Beckwith recently told Breaking Energy. Keep reading →