third generation biofuel News

  • Third and fourth generation biofuels - forecasts to 2015

    First- and second-generation biofuels like ethanol and biodiesel have a number of inherent limitations that make them less than ideal as a long-term replacement for petroleum. The primary feedstocks for first-gen ethanol (corn and sugarcane) and biodiesel (rapeseed, soybeans, and palm) are all food-based crops that compete for scarce cropland, fresh water, and fertilizers. These fuels cannot be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Biofuels benefit billionaires

    Biofuels will serve the interests of large industrial groups rather than helping to cut carbon emissions and ward off climate change, according to research to be published in the International Journal of Environment and Health this month. Simone Vieri of the University “La Sapienza” of Rome, Italy, explains that ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • World Biofuels Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biofuels Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy Department announces new investment to accelerate next generation biofuels

    Building on President Obama’s plan to cut carbon pollution and announced this week, the Energy Department today announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuels from biomass. The projects – located in Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin – represent a $13 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Food as fuel - are biofuels to blame?

    The United Nations has accused the US and the European Union of having taken the "criminal path" by contributing to an explosive rise in global food prices through using food crops to produce biofuels. This comes in the wake of skyrocketing prices and plummeting food supplies in the developing world. But many questions remain as to whether biofuels are the root cause of the current world food ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global cleantech venture investment drops by a third

    Cleantech Group™, a global research firm helping executives make strategic decisions around cleantech innovation, today released preliminary 2Q 2011 results for clean technology venture investments in North America, Europe, China and India, totaling $1.83 billion across 161 deals. Measured by dollars invested, cleantech venture investment fell 33 percent compared to the previous quarter ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Abengoa wins its third project in Costa Rica

    The company is the winner of the “Company” category in the second edition of ONCE’s “Premios Solidarios” in Andalusia. Abengoa employs more than 100 people with disabilities in Spain. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, ...


    By Abengoa

  • Frost & Sullivan: Next-Generation Biofuels Set to Displace Fossil Fuels in the Transportation Sector

    The development of second-generation biofuels, which are derived from cellulosic materials and third-generation biofuels developed from algae, has gained traction during the last few years. This is mainly due to strong governmental subsidies and funding programs in Europe and the United States. Second-generation biofuels will soon be available on a commercial scale. Third-generation biofuels ...


  • New Generation Biofuels Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results

    New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: NGBF) (PINKSHEETS: NGBF) (the "Company"), a clean energy company deploying novel technologies to produce cleaner, renewable biofuels, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results New Generation Biofuels reported revenues of $9,095 and a net loss of ...


  • Factsheet: third annual ARPA-E energy innovation summit

    President Obama launched the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) in 2009 to seek out transformational, breakthrough technologies that are too risky for private sector investment but have the potential to translate science into quantum leaps in energy technology, form the foundation for entirely new industries, and have large commercial impacts. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • BP Biofuels Says the Technology Works, Rejects

     In the third episode of Biofuel STAT, released today, BP Biofuels North America President Sue Ellerbusch rejects recent headlines describing the industry as "pixie dust" by declaring "the technology works." "There are lots of stories because it makes good media to talk about that it's pixie dust or fairies out there and people have been working on this for ten years and are we going to have ...

  • Algae Biofuel Biology Science Education System launched

      Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) has launched Algae Biofuel Biology Science Education System as a part of its campus biofuel initiative for serving schools, colleges and universities, as well as developing world applications. The Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is a bioenergy crop research and development company and has highest priority to contribute to the transition ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Global Biofuels Market- Latest Research Report

    Reportstack (http://www.reportstack.com) provider of premium market research reportsannounces the addition of Global Biofuels Market 2010-2014 to their offering. The  ...


  • ReportsnReports - Global Biofuels Market 2010-2014

    Global Biofuels Market 2010-2014  TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Biofuels market will grow at a CAGR of 8.2 percent over the period of 2010-2014. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in government funding to the various players within the market. The ...


  • Platts Unveils Comprehensive Biofuels News and Pricing Service

    A comprehensive array of news, market analysis and pricing is now available to the burgeoning biofuels sector through three new products from Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a premier source of benchmark price references.   "Platts has been covering biofuels for more than a decade in a variety of our publications," said Leon Yeo, ...


    By Platts

  • Secretary Moniz Dedicates Innovative Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Biofuel Plant

    Marking another milestone in the Administration’s support of clean energy technologies that will diversify our energy portfolio and help transition the U.S. toward a low-carbon future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will deliver remarks today at the grand opening of Abengoa’s second-generation cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas as part of Energy Action Month. Once operating at ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • AE Biofuels Secures Funding for Operation of 55 Million Gallon Ethanol Plant

    Company to Retrofit and Restart Existing Keyes, California Ethanol Facility CUPERTINO, Calif. - AE Biofuels, Inc. (OTC:AEBF), a global vertically integrated biofuels company, today announced its wholly-owned advanced ethanol subsidiary AE Advanced Fuels Keyes, Inc. (AE Keyes), closed a $4.5 million financing with Third Eye Capital Corporation. The funds will be used for ...


    By AE Biofuels, Inc.

  • Biofuels Industry Leaders Weigh in on Obama's Energy Security Blueprint

    This week, the White House released its blueprint for a secure energy future and outlined a comprehensive energy policy that cuts U.S. oil dependence by one-third. During his speech at Georgetown University, President Obama stressed the importance of using renewable biofuels -- not just corn ethanol, but biofuels made from switchgrass, wood chips and biomass -- to achieve this goal. Michael ...


  • Abengoa to Hold a Conference Call to Discuss Additional Information Provided to its Third Quarter 2014 Results Presentation

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the additional information provided in relation to its third quarter 2014 results presentation on Monday, November 17th, 2014. Abengoa’s CEO, Manuel Sánchez ...


    By Abengoa

  • Energy Generation at Shoreham Port

    energyTEAM hold a number of free energy forums that focus on energy and water related business topics. The video below provides an insight into one of the guest presentations at the 2013 energyTEAM Energy Forums. Peter Davies is the Development Director at Shoreham Port. His background is in planning, development and urban regeneration, having worked at a senior management level for several local ...


    By Inprova Energy

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