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.
Poet LLC plans to reopen the former Altra Biofuels plant in nine months, creating as many as 45 jobs.
A Purdue University-based company has reached a deal giving Chinese and Danish firms access to a patented product that makes
it easier to turn wood chips, grasses and other agricultural wastes into ethanol.
Converting the U.S. trucking industry to natural gas will benefit manufacturers including Columbus-based Cummins Inc., T. Boone Pickens says.
Carmel-based Telamon Corp. rose to become one of the largest minority-owned businesses in the area largely by serving telecommunications giants. Now it is veering off its traditional course to supply racing teams with an ethanol-based fuel made from Indiana corn.
Hoping to spur alternative vehicles, lawmakers want to double the size of tax breaks on cars that run on natural gas. That
could be good news for Indiana, where Honda Motor Corp. produces the natural-gas-powered Civic GX in Greensburg.
At Purdue University, the quest for a new missile and spacecraft fuel has
brought together an oil-and-vinegar mix of rocket scientists and food scientists.
Stellarwind is believed to be the first algae-oil company in Indiana and among dozens of others around the country at the
forefront of what’s being called the third wave of biofuels production.
Indianapolis-based engineering and consulting giant RW Armstrong has become lead investor in an upstart ethanol firm that
would apply novel technology to make the automotive fuel without using corn as the key ingredient. It would be the first big
commercial plant in Indiana to make the alcohol fuel with so-called cellulosic material–the holy grail, of sorts, in the