Biofuels

UK to research palm oil sustainability

A research project into the use of palm oil in the UK is being launched by the government.

Dedini and Fapesp sign US$ 50 million cooperative agreement

Agreement will support advanced ethanol efficiency university-industry collaborative research

Purdue researchers develop biofuel process

H2Bioil, the new processing system, is based on fast hydropyrolysis

Biodiesel research park created in India

Park is established at Karnataka State Women’s University campus

Novozymes signs cane bagasse cellulosic poject in Brazil

Brazilian company is a world leader in the sugarcane ethanol market

Mozambique, Brazil, EU sign biofuels co-operation pact

Mozambican government has repeatedly stated that it will not allow biofuels to damage food production

Majority Spanish biodiesel plants operating under 10% capacity

Spanish Renewable Energy Association claims the sector suffers from imports from Argentina

Petrobras to build ethanol pipeline in Brazil

The pipeline will be 337 miles long from central to southeastern regions

Two companies isolate pyrolysis oil fractions and hydrogen from algae

All crude veggie oils - algal, jatropha or other - that are upgraded to drop-in fuels need some hydrogen in the transition to take out oxygen

World’s largest biomethanol plant begins production

The biofuel is made from crude glycerine, a sustainable by-product created from processing vegetable oil and animal fats