Biofuels

Advanced biofuel production likely to double in 3 years

Report issued by the E2 Advance Biofuel Market Report 2014 released by Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national nonpartisan business group, says

Novozymes sticks to biofuel growth plan despite oil price rout

Danish enzymes producer aims to provide enzymes to 15 advanced bioethanol plants by 2017

US Navy tests alcohol-based fuel for fighter jet

the first aviation test program to comprehensively evaluate the performance of a 50-50 alcohol-to-jet blend in supersonic afterburner operations

Three ways renewables could benefit from low oil prices

"We still are committed to going to a low-carbon future" - Ernest Moniz, U.S. Energy Secretary

The 10 biggest bioeconomy blockbuster stories of 2014

Asia is confirmed as 'the new Brazil'

UK and Brazil team up to pursue biofuels

Brazil's National Laboratory of Science and Technology of Bioethanol, based in Campinas (SP), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Biorenewables Development Centre, based in York (UK)

Amyris’s farnesane receives regulatory approval in Brazil

This enables it to approach commercialisation in Brazil of the Amyris renewable jet fuel in blends of up to 10%

Production starts at Raizen’s Brazilian sugarcane mill

New plant in Piracicaba, São Paulo, will produce 10 mmgy of 2G ethanol

BNDES finances $116M for Abengoa cellulosic ethanol plant in Sao Paulo State

This is the largest of four 2G sugarcane ethanol projects in Brazil

Canadian government funds enzyme research

University of Toronto has been selected to receive $5 million to launch its Industrial Biocatalysis Network