Biofuels

Energy companies join forces to advance algae crude oil commercialisation

'Increasing momentum for algae fuel as a viable crude oil alternative'

Iogen signs deal for biomass-to-ethanol plant in Brazil after a decade of waiting

Plant will be built in Brazil instead of Canada as originally intended

Amyris and Total launch “interim” joint venture

The 2 companies advance towards renewable diesel and jet fuel

GE Aviation planning to buy cellulosic biofuel for engine tests

10-year agreement contains options for GE to order up to 10 million gallons of synthetic biofuel a year

Boeing and GOL announce collaboration in Brazil

Brazil is emerging as a leading nation in sustainable aviation biofuels

BMW leaps forward with the roll-out of high-performance flex-fuel cars in Brazil

Official announcement regarding BMW’s flex fuel vehicle lineup will be made in December 2013, during the laying of the cornerstone of the company's future factory in Araquari (SC)

Bioethanol potential from tobacco leaves discovered

Up to 40 litres of bioethanol per tonne of fresh leaves, according to research from the Public University of Navarre, Spain

Algae fuel passes another crucial test

For the first time, researchers conducted a life-cycle analysis of pilot-scale operations at an algae-to-fuel facility, and found substantial reductions in greenhouse gases over petroleum

Amyris meets major milestone at Its Farnesene production facility

CEO to speak on strong performance of Amyris's renewable hydrocarbon production in Brazil at Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference

Genetically modified bacteria produce 50 percent more fuel

Researchers at UCLA open path to cheaper and cleaner biofuels based on advanced genetic engineering