|Towards advanced biofuels – options for integrating 1st and 2nd generation biofuel production (RES-T-BIOPLANT)
The integration of advanced (2nd generation / 2G) biofuel plants with conventional (1st generation / 1G) biofuel plants can lead to significant synergies and cost savings, especially for bioethanol plants. For biodiesel, conversion of fossil ...
|Mobilizing Sustainable Bioenergy Supply Chains
This report summarizes the results of an IEA Bioenergy inter-Task project involving collaborators from Tasks 37 (Energy from Biogas), 38 (Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems), 39 (Commercialising Conventional and Advanced Liquid Biofuels ...
|The state of the biofuels market: regulatory, trade and development perspectives
As the UN system gears towards the definition of the Sustainable Development Goals for the international community in the period post-2015, the linkages between energy and development lie high in international agendas. Governments, intergovernmental organizations, ...
|China's long green march. A study of renewable energy. environmental industry and cement sectors
In the past 20 years, China’s economy has increased tenfold. This growth has lifted 660 million people out of extreme poverty. However, it has had an environmental cost. China is the world’s largest producer of ...
|Status of Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Facilities in 2012
A number of companies around the world pursue projects to develop and deploy advanced technologies for the production of biofuels. Plenty of options are available, e.g. on which feedstock to use, how to pretreat it ...
|Assessment report from the GCEP workshop on energy supply with negative carbon emissions
As part of its assessment towards energy technologies that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, The Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) held a workshop at Stanford University on June 15, 2012, on the topic of ...
|IEA Technology Roadmap. Bioenergy for Heat and Power
This roadmap further develops past IEA analysis in line with the forthcoming Energy Technology Perspectives 2012. The ETP 2012 2°C Scenario (ETP 2DS) sets out cost effective strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the ...
|Poor people's energy outlook 2012
This second edition of the Poor people’s energy outlook (PPEO) shines a spotlight on energy access and its impact on the ability of the world’s poorest people to earn a decent living. Its release is ...
|Global impacts of European agricultural and biofuel policies
Food supply and food distribution have been and are important issues in the global political arena. The recent emergence of biofuel policies has increased the influence of the policy arena on agricultural production. In this ...
|AquaFUELs Roundtable – Conference Review
The AquaFUELs project intends to give an overview of research, assess if improved sustainability can be delivered through current research (lifecycle analysis) and identify the needs for further research. Additionally, AquaFUELs will structure relations between ...