Renewable Energy Report: January 2010 Newsletter

The Renewable Energy Newsletter provides information and analysis from agricultural economists and others on current issues facing the emerging renewable energy industry.

This article focuses on the ethanol “blending wall” and efforts to push the wall back by increasing the allowable blend of ethanol in gasoline.

This article focuses on the potential and the possible magnitude and impact of using biochar production systems to sequester greenhouse gases.  Second in a series.

The availability of grain (corn) for biofuel (ethanol) production significantly impacts supply and profitability of biofuel production.

Third article in a series from various authors on alternative perspectives on indirect land use.

This article shows the overall patterns and trends in weekly corn prices in the major states producing grain ethanol.