For over a decade, companies have promised a future of renewable fuel from algae. Investors interested in moving the world away from fossil fuel have contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to the effort, and with good reason. Algae replicate quickly, requiring little more than water and sunlight to accumulate to massive amounts, which then convert atmospheric CO2 into lipids (oils) that can be harvested and readily processed into biodiesel.
Pacific Ethanol and Renewable Energy Group ran up last month for very different reasons, but both remain undervalued by the market. Shares of the nation’s fourth largest ethanol producer, Pacific Ethanol(NASDAQ:PEIX), and the largest U.S. biodiesel producer, Renewable Energy Group(NASDAQ:REGI), turned in
FUKUOKO, Japan Â» When Mutsuro Yuji, chief of the central sewage plant in this southern Japanese city, first heard about the idea of making hydrogen from biogas â€” the combination of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the breakdown of
You can still get your kicks on U.S. Highway Route 66, at least on some parts of it. And, the historic highway, (also known as the Mother Road, the Main Street of America or the Will Rogers Highway) could one