Biofuels

Novozymes acquires Iogen bio-products

Iogen focus shifts now primarily to Brazil, where the company is working on Raizen’s first commercial cellulosic ethanol project in Sao Paulo state

Amyris' new plant in Brazil ships first truckload of Biofene

Produced from sugarcane, renewable farnesene will be used for a variety of fuel applications

Camelina research receives funding for bioenergy and biofuels

Potential as non-food oil feedstock

Biofuels enzyme collaboration receives funding

US Dept. of Energy invests to convert corn stover into sugars for subsequent conversion into biofuels

Call for coconut biodiesel to be embraced in Asia

1 litre of biodiesel reduces 3.5kg of CO2 emission on lifecycle basis

Canada releases biojet test flight data

Biojet has shown to be cleaner than conventional aviation fuel, says National Research Council

Amyris announces start of Biofene production at Paraiso facility in Brazil

The renewable chemicals and fuels company has secured additional financing

FAO and Brazil foster sustainable bioenergy development

Brasilia will host first Study Tour Bioenergy week in march 2013

ICAO launches green meetings calculator

It identifies an optimal meeting location based on calculated carbon emissions

EU palm oil approval threatens Indonesia's forests, NGOs say

Commission approval of the certification scheme, put forward by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), should open the door for palm oil to be used under the Renewable Energy Directive