Canada’s Energy Sector Should Be A World Leader

Posted on: Monday, August 31st, 2015

Canada is at an energy crossroads. Despite the fact that oil and gas prices have fallen – likely temporary – Canada holds vast amounts of renewable and non-renewable energy, representing vast potential wealth.

Google Wants You To Put Solar Panels On Your Roof

Posted on: Monday, August 31st, 2015

You can now “Google your roof.” To encourage more people equip their homes with solar panels, the company just launched a new initiative dubbed Project Sunroof.

FIU Unveils Its New Tech Station

Posted on: Monday, August 31st, 2015

With a ribbon-cutting and an open house with executives from South Florida’s largest technology companies as well as startups, Florida International University inaugurated its $3 million Tech Station on Wednesday. More at the Miami Herald.

Renewable Jet Fuel is Taking Off!

Posted on: Monday, August 31st, 2015

It’s been one year since we at the Energy Department ramped up our efforts to develop renewable jet fuel for the military and commercial aviation industry. The Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) joined Farm to Fly 2.0—a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Transportation Department’s Federal Aviation Administration, and commercial airlines partners […]

UF/IFAS researchers turn seed into jet fuel for Navy and crops into cash for farmers

Posted on: Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Imagine jet fuel made from a crop that’s renewable, brings in income and can feed cattle. Researchers at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have found a way to turn mustard seed into a winning solution for farmers and the United States Navy. Read more>>