biofuels

Cara Therapeutics Announces Pricing for Secondary Offering

Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA) watched its shares slide as the week came to a close after the company reported that it had priced its secondary offering. The company has ...
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green energy

After Years of Gains, Clean Energy Investment Is on the Decline

Call it global warming. Call it climate change. Maybe it's a nuance, or maybe your political stance determines how you feel about this debate. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked investment ...
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Biofuel

EPA Proposes Renewable Fuel Requirements for 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday released its proposed renewable fuels requirements for 2017. As always, renewable fuels producers don't like it and fossil fuels producers don't like ...
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Biofuel Cans

Will Rising Ethanol Prices Wipe Out Consumer Savings on Gasoline?

At the close of trading on Monday, reformulated (RBOB) gasoline for February delivery had a wholesale price of $1.38 a gallon. Ethanol on the Chicago Board of Trade was selling ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Solar, Alt Energy Stocks Short Interest Rises on Falling Oil Prices

Among the solar and alternative energy stocks we cover, all but one saw a rise in short interest during the two-week period to December 15. As crude oil prices continue ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Solar, Alt Energy Stocks Short Interest Reacts to Falling Crude Prices

We are adding a number of alternative energy stocks to our short interest coverage this week. As crude oil prices continue to fall the impact of the lower prices on ...
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Hydrogen fuel cell

A Three-Way Win in Fuel Cell Stocks

Wednesday was a strong day for fuel cell stocks. FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL) was higher on an analyst upgrade. Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDP) was up on a ...
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Boeing 747

Boeing Joins Embraer for Biofuel Research

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has been working hard to wring every last mileage inch out of a drop of aviation fuel. Advanced engine designs and composite body panels have ...
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Biofuel Cans

Biofuel Maker KiOR Posts All-Time Low on “Going Concern” Doubts

Shares of KiOR Corp. (NASDAQ: KIOR) slipped to an all-time low of $0.60 a share Tuesday after it filed its annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). ...
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fuel gauge

Did the Plug Power Rally Just Die?

To say that Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) has been on a screaming run might be a bit of an understatement. The problem is that not all good things last ...
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Biofuel Cans

Ethanol Production Mandate Could Be Slashed

Battered by a host of complaints from refiners and blenders, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reported to be considering a reduction to the amount of ethanol required to ...
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Biofuel Cans

Ethanol Leaking from Train Derailment in Florida

Three tanker cars filled with ethanol are leaking the fuel from a CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) train that derailed at the Port of Tampa. Fifteen cars are off the track ...
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Biofuel Cans

U.S. House Reviewing Renewable Fuels Standard

By now, anyone paying any attention to gasoline prices has run into the term “blend wall,” which is the point at which mandated ethanol production matches or exceeds ethanol demand. ...
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wheat field

Biofuels Are Raising the Cost of Food

The impact of biofuel production on food prices has been disputed not so much on the basis of whether there is such an impact, but rather about the dimension of ...
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Biofuel Cans

EPA Proposes New Mandate for Biofuels (KIOR, GEVO, SZYM, CDXS, AMRS)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday proposed new rules and percentage standards for 2013 biofuel consumption. The agency wants U.S. drivers to use 16.55 billion gallons (about 394 million ...
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