ethanol

We go lips on with the PicoStill’s ‘delightful’ gin

When PicoBrew announced its PicoStill, a $249 distilling add-on to its Pico C brewing system, I was nonplussed. How could you produce good whiskey or gin in a compact system? Well you can. Since then

U.S.D.A. Giving INEOS Bio $75 Million Loan To Make Ethanol From Waste

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/ineosbio-logo.png" class="shot2"></img> INEOS New Planet BioEnergy — a joint venture between the biofuels division of the chemicals company

BP Buys Verenium's Biofuel Business For $98 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/verenium.gif"> As oil continues to spill in the Gulf of Mexico, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/british-petroleum">BP</a> is looki

Video: How wood chips or tires are converted into Ethanol fuel

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/woodchips.JPG"><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ethanol/">Ethanol fuel</a> was always a mystery to me. Really, I never took the tim

Beer fuels you, left over beer fuels your car

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/beer-fuel-01.jpg" />Beer, the third most popular beverage in the world after water and tea, just gained another reason for our support. S

New method enhances efficiency in ethanol production

Professor Michikazu Hara, a professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, has created an inexpensive substance, which can boost the efficiency of ethanol production. Reportedly, the costs of produci

Going green: So, is biofuel actually in our best interests?

Using excess or leftover corn as a fuel source sure sounded like a good idea, especially here in the U.S. Let’s get our farmers from, I don’t, Iowa, to set aside a certain percentage of ar

Yum, self-digesting corn creates delicious ethanol

First of all, I think it should be said that the whole corn-as-fuel idea is a red herring when it comes to alternative energy. The corn industry is a bloated mess and throwing the demands of widesprea