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Renewable Accounts

Renewable Accounts: The Rules of the Game

Last November, the EPA proposed slashing mandated volumes of ethanol with the reasoning that the nation does not have the infrastructure or fleet to use such large amounts.

Renewable Accounts: Taking Notice of E85

This year or next, more ethanol will be mandated to be used than can be blended into E10. The issue has been dubbed the “blend wall.”

Renewable Accounts: Disruptive Gas

Natural gas is among the biggest issues in renewables because its low cost has disrupted global energy and manufacturing, including biofuels and bioproducts.

Renewable Accounts: Climate Change Plans Important to N.D.

The administration’s plans are important to North Dakota, its businesses and residents because of the size of our energy and agricultural sectors and the energy budgets in many businesses and households.

Renewable Accounts: Why Support Bioenergy and Bioproducts?

The price of oil is at a level that many biofuels and bioproducts can compete against oil on a purely financial basis without even mentioning the environmental, rural economic development or energy security impacts.

Renewable Accounts: A New Column

My job at NDSU is to develop (research) and provide science-based knowledge on the economics of producing, transporting, converting and marketing biomass into bioproducts.

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