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Curiosities: What will be the most likely fuel to replace gasoline?

July 31, 2008

“What are the major benefits of using cellulosic ethanol to fuel our cars? We reduce spending on importing energy, have the potential to do…

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but gasoline might

April 7, 2008

In 2003, University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate student George Huber and colleagues made hydrogen from plant sugars using nickel-tin alloy catalysts in the lab of Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor James Dumesic.

Forum explores ‘pro-poor rewards’ for ecosystem protection

March 26, 2008

Ecologist and MacArthur Fellow Lisa Curran will discuss the use of biofuels in Borneo, a large island in southeast Asia, in a free public lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in 180 Science Hall.

Researchers examine world’s potential to produce biodiesel

October 24, 2007

What do the countries of Thailand, Uruguay and Ghana have in common? They all could become leading producers of the emerging renewable fuel known as biodiesel, says a study from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

Bioenergy research center gets early boost from U.S. Department of Energy

September 28, 2007

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) has received $6.67 million in start-up funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that will allow researchers to get to work on promising new sources of energy that may someday power our cars, homes, and businesses.