Joule Unlimited Forges a Faster Path to Biofuels

Joule Unlimited Forges a Faster Path to Biofuels

October 16, 2011

Joule Unlimited Technologies Inc. won the Silver in this year's Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards for developing a more efficient technique for producing biofuel.

The Cambridge, Mass.-based company has created genetically engineered micro-organisms that secrete ethanol, diesel fuel and other hydrocarbons from water, sunlight and carbon dioxide. The use of these patented organisms eliminates some of the costly processing steps needed to turn plants into motor fuel.

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