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Interactive US map of advanced fuels

I saw this map from the Natural Resources Defense Council  on Robert Rapier’s i-r-squared blog and couldn’t resist it. I guess it is incomplete, but it looks pretty good.

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Minnesota’s auditor suggests ending state ethanol subsidy

A few days ago the auditor in Minnesota suggested that the state’s use of subsidies to the ethanol industry may have outlived its purpose, since ethanol firms have been profitable. Also it is likely to cost $44m over the next three years. There are of course lots of votes in Minnesota’s ethanol plants, so it […]

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Add your pump (if you’re in the US)

The people at the US Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center in the US have the kernel of what could be a great biofuel resource. The USAFAVDC has started to waymark E85 pumps in the US. There are nine on the list, you can add more. 

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Poet in talks about an ethanol pipeline to NY harbour

The news that Poet is in talks to discuss the feasibility of a dedicated ethanol pipeline from the Midwest to New York Harbour. Is over the internet like a rash this morning with posts byGreen Car Congress:  POET Joins Magellan Midstream Partners to Assess Dedicated Ethanol Pipeline; Buckeye Drops Out Yankton Press & Dakotan: Ethanol […]

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Biofuel plants in Germany

I’ve just come across a map of biofuel plants in Germany on Google Maps. Here it is, if you can help fill in any holes, I’m sure that GP would be happy to hear from you. View Larger Map

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Check out ethanol plant closures in the US

Check out the updating ethanol plant closures in the US on Earth2TechMaps’ Biofuel Deathwatch. Not a name I’d have chosen myself, but the site makes the point that while there are bright spots, like many candidates for the 08 Presidential race are talking about biofuels. What I suspect this map shows is that the economics […]

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This is where they make ethanol in Minnesota

This is where they make ethanol in Minnesota.

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Who’s growing what where (almost)

I’m a sucker for maps and Purdue University has a state by state and county by county map of crops, and yield by US county. They don’t name the farms or the farmers but its pretty close to who’s growing what where. It is a part of a bigger suite of Purdue University crop resources […]

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Suppliers of 100% biodiesel in the UK

Here’s a map of suppliers of 100% biodiesel in the UK from the biodiesel cook.

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Interactive Biofuel mapping

MapMuse has sent me an email asking if I know of any biofuel filling stations in the US. Looks like a job for those of you who live there. They seem quite happy for people to add thier own locations and edit the list. Perhaps you could help them out. Biodiesel Ethanol E85

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