Category Archives: Biofuels

Remember all the anxiety about the BP Horizon spill and how it was killing marine life.

Here comes Paul Driessen with some things to think about on the Gulf and biofuels, which are stupid/inefficient/and decrease food production.

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Biofuels program a dismal failure

Costs outweigh the benefits.  In Canada, anyway.  Continue reading

Low carbon fuel standards by executive fiat

Paul Driessen covers moves by left coast governors to install LFCS by executive fiat, if necessary, in Executive fiats in the other Washington.  Governing by executive action seems to be all the rage these days.

Biofuel scam

A Houston man was arrested for defrauding the government of $29 million by selling renewable fuel credits for biofuel he never produced. Continue reading

Navy solicits bids for biofuels

The Navy is soliciting bids for biodiesel the F-76 marine diesel and JP-5 shipboard jet fuel supply uses in the Inland/East/Gulf Coast bulk fuels tender. Continue reading

Imported biofuel?

84% of the biofuel used in Ireland is imported.  Weren’t reduced transportation and decreasing the need for imports part of the biofuel charm? Continue reading

You don’t have to ask what he’s smoking

Here is a claim that prohibitions on marijuana growing deprive the world of a biomass source that will replace all the dirty energy.  No data, just the claim.  Really cute photo of the “pollution” from a natural gas plant.  Pardon me for being a bit skeptical

Naval algae

The Navy is supporting biofuel algae research in order to reduce the cost of green fuel.  Do green ships project sea power? Continue reading

Wood wastes for ship fuel?

A fast pyrolysis process for converting Norwegian wood waste is one of the latest biofuell endeavors.  It is touted as reducing greenhouse gasses, but no data are given to support the contention. Continue reading

Another navy goes green

The Royal Australian Navy will be biofuel capable in six years. Continue reading

How much algae?

A new report on green fuel says that 30% of our fuel demands if we just converted the untillable land to algae production.  Continue reading

A minor problem with ethanol

The regulatory demand for fuel ethanol exceeds the actual fuel demands.  Continue reading

Biofuels fanatics just don’t get it.

So here’s a wide eyed stupid item about how corn waste doesn’t do well on producing energy and avoiding producing carbon dioxide.

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Biodiesel without a subsidy?

Biodiesel producers say the reduced Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is hurting the business. Continue reading

KLM begins air flights with biofuel

They must have a great deal of confidence in biofuel, right?  Not really.  Continue reading

E85 Economy

Based on an unscientific survey of pump prices, the annual cost of E85 versus E10 fuel for a 2013 Dodge Ram is 1.33% more. Continue reading

Coal ash Annuity battle–enviro groups want to play

Sure they do, and you might ask–why do enviro groups get to play and some citizen who wants to play can’t?

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Corn is good for eatin’

This will get my friend Sel Graham going–he thinks ethanol for fuel is stupid and stupider.

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Cellulosic ethanol from corn contributes to global warming

A new study indicates that cellulosic ethanol from corn residues is not better than gasoline.  Continue reading

Tobacco as the next biofuel?

Is this under the what are they really smoking category? Continue reading