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Biofuels producers and some of their supporters in Congress say now is the time to increase sales of ethanol and biodiesel, not abandon them.
The operation, which is expected to employ 136 in Steuben County by 2019, will convert scrap plastic into ultra-low sulfur diesel and gasoline blendstocks.
Indianapolis-based Delco Foods plans to break ground Wednesday on a new compressed natural gas fueling station at 8775 Zionsville Road to serve its own delivery fleet as well as the public.
Indianapolis Power & Light Co. will install 26 vehicle-charging stations at three city locations to assist with Mayor Greg Ballard's goal of converting the city fleet to gas alternatives by 2025.
Plug-in electric vehicles, which are struggling to gain traction nationwide, have even less appeal in central Indiana than they do in most areas of the country, a new study says.
In a sign of the rising popularity of natural gas engines, the Indianapolis-based distributor of alcoholic beverages will make 85 of its 105 trucks run on natural gas by 2015.
Waning demand for gasoline is putting the United States on course to miss a target for ethanol use for the first time, signaling no let-up in the slide in prices.
A Russian timber tycoon who poured millions into a battery maker with Hoosier roots is the new owner of Ener1 Inc. Boris Zingarevich supplied $50 million for Ener1’s March 30 exit from bankruptcy and is moving its headquarters from New York to Indianapolis—already home to its core subsidiary, EnerDel.
The Department of Public Works bought Ford Fusion hybrids after the purchase of Toyota’s a few years ago stirred controversy.
The alternative fuel may soon generate more cash for local firms because it’s much cheaper than gasoline.
The Office of Energy Development is dispensing grants of up to $500,000 to help private- and public-sector organizations convert their vehicles.
Fair Oaks Farms in northwestern Indiana plans by next year to have 42 new delivery trucks running on compressed natural gas created by harnessing microorganisms to turn cows’ manure into biogas.
Current infrastructure for delivering the alternative fuel isn’t adequate to use all that the federal government says must be produced.
Aventine Renewable Energy is ramping up production at an ethanol plant in southwestern Indiana that is now operating after construction work was halted for more than a year.
Xylogenics claims its yeast strain, developed at the Indiana University School of Medicine, can increase yields and lower
costs of producing corn ethanol.
National Biofuels Distribution LLC, a subsidiary of Carmel-based Telamon Corp., signs two distribution contracts to expand
its distribution reach. The company began marketing its ethanol-based racing fuel, Ignite, about a year ago.