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  • Eliminate biofuel or not?

    Last summer, the island of Lindau on Lake Constance was - for the 57th time - a meeting place for young and talented intellectuals. Coming from all over the world, the 567 young researchers met 18 Nobel prize-winners and representatives of various well-known university departments. This year, medicine was the main theme, but numerous medical biologists and chemists were also present since the ...


  • Biofuel breakthrough

    Doncaster based biofuel manufacturer, Amplefuel is set to produce 40 million litres of biofuel each year, focusing on making it from used cooking oil and solid fats. The plant, which utilises a variety of feedstocks from waste products, is one of a handful of firms that is able to break the solid fats down to a liquid biodiesel that does not solidify to later cause ...

  • Biofuel to power dover port

    Renewable Energy Generation Group, owner of biofuel manufacturer REG Bio-Power, has signed a five-year contract to supply the Port of Dover with heat and electricity. REG has constructed a combined heat and power plant at Dover Docks, which will be powered with fuel derived from waste cooking oil. As part of the firm’s first independent ...

  • Biofuel – Boilers - Ligna 2015

    One of the most important exhibitions for woodworking industry LIGNA 2015, which attracts the representatives of this industry all over the world, was held in Hannover from 11 till 15 May 2015.   ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • Announcing the Spring Biofuel Congress 2008

    Russian biofuel branch is relatively young, however it has attracted attention of the business, government and NGOs and shows rapid growth. While benefits of the liquid biofuel are being debated by ecologists and NGOs, the perspectives of solid biofuel for private usage and communal services are evident. Presently, according to branch experts, solid biofuel can become the most effective ...


    By Wood Pellet

  • Towards a more sustainable future with biofuels

    Biofuels have a role in future energy production. However, the way in which they are produced and managed can determine if they benefit society, the economy and the environment, concludes a recent report on the sustainable production and use of biofuels. The report examined the life cycle of biofuels for impacts on the climate and environment, focusing on first generation biofuels, such as ...

  • Global Markets and Technologies for Biofuel Enzymes

    Bharat Book Bureau(http://www.bharatbook.com/market-research-reports/alternative-sources-market-research-report/global-markets-and-technologies-for-biofuel-enzymes.html) has recently added the market intelligence report titled " ...


  • Farmers in UK welcome Biofuel Plans

    Gordon Brown – Chancellor, National Farmers' Union (NFU) – announced on 6 December 2006 that he’d be seeking advise on extending 40p excise rebate on biogas and 20p per liter rebate in fuel excise to the so-called “2nd Generation” biofuels. Thereby, confirming the view of the union that bio-energy will play a real & growing role in the country’s future. NFU announced that it would go on to ...


    By RNCOS

  • Euro MPs urged to drop EU biofuels targets

    As the European Parliament is preparing for a crucial vote on a new European law for renewable energy tomorrow, international environment organisations are calling on MEPs to vote against proposals to massively expand the use of biofuels. The groups argue that the widespread use of biofuels will do more harm than good and must not distract from the successful development of clean energy. ...

  • Air Liquide to Supply Oxygen to the UK’s First Advanced Biofuels Facility

    Air Liquide has been awarded a five-year contract to supply a large volume of oxygen per annum to an advanced biofuels facility being constructed by Advanced Plasma Power and Cadent. The high-purity oxygen will be used to convert 10,000 tonnes per annum of household waste into 22GWh of biosubstitute natural gas (BioSNG), enough to heat 1,500 homes or fuel 75 heavy goods vehicles.  ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • DOE announces additional steps in developing sustainable biofuels industry

    Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman and Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer recently released the National Biofuels Action Plan (NBAP).  The Plan, developed by an interagency board co-chaired by DOE and USDA, outlines specific action areas and goals toward achieving renewable fuels production targets.  Secretary Bodman also announced additional steps the U.S. Department of Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NREL and Johnson Matthey announce five-year collaboration on biofuels

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will partner with Johnson Matthey, a global specialty chemicals company, in a five-year, $7 million effort to economically produce drop-in gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from non-food biomass feedstocks, the federal laboratory announced today. The work will be conducted under a Cooperative Research and Development ...

  • Bioenergy and biofuels help Helsinki airport go carbon neutral

    Helsinki airport has been awarded the international Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate (ACA) to verify its carbon neutrality. “The ACA certificate awarded to Helsinki Airport is an important ...

  • Energy Department Awards up to $4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

    The Energy Department today announced two additional projects selected to receive up to $4 million to develop next-generation biofuels that will help reduce the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass. These projects—in addition to five projects ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Fluor Honored with Innovation Award at World Biofuels Markets Conference

    Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded the Best Biofuels EPC Innovation Award at the World Biofuels Markets conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in late March. The award recognized Fluor’s commitment and innovation to the biofuels industry as an engineering, procurement and construction company. “Fluor is honored to receive ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • Suspend 10% biofuels target, says EEA`s scientific advisory body

    The EEA Scientific Committee has made public an opinion on the environmental impacts of biofuel use in Europe. The Scientific Committee recommends a new, comprehensive scientific study on the environmental risks and benefits of biofuels, and that the EU target to increase the share of biofuels used in transport to 10 % by 2020 should therefore be suspended.  The Scientific Committee assists ...

  • Big Leap in Biomass Use for Heating in Spain

    The Spanish have gone from consuming 100,000 tonnes of pellets in 2010 to 380,000 tonnes in 2013. And forecasts published by various organisations are saying that by 2020 the 1.1 million tonne mark will have been passed The Spanish Association for the Energy Valuation of Biomass ...

  • Bioenergy now the Main Heat Source for Swedish Houses

    Bioenergy is now the main source of heat for semi-detached and detached houses in Sweden. In 2008 more than half the energy used for heating and hot water came from bioenergy. In total 31.5 TWh were used to provide heating and hot water in detached and semi-detached houses in Sweden in 2008. 51% of these homes had bioenergy as their primary energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Over 2 million euro biofuel handling system order won by Formia and destined for Keuruun Lämpövoima Oy

    Formia Vesme Oy in Kauhajoki, the affiliate of Formia Technology Group Oy, signed a supply contract worth over two million euros for biofuel receiving and handling system to be delivered to a new biopower plant of Keuruun Lämpövoima Oy in Central Finland. Keuruun Lämpövoima Oy will construct a new combined heat and power plant using local biofuel in Keuruu. This plant will generate power with 4,5 ...


  • Research and Markets: Global Biomass Industry - Biomass to Grow within the Biopower, Biofuels and Bioproduct Sectors in the Years to come

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9rrz8/global_biomass_ind) has announced the addition of the "Global Biomass Industry" report to their offering. Over the years to come, biomass ...


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