|13 May 13||Biofuel From Wood: Researchers Look For Best Enzymes
Huge amounts of fossil fuel could be replaced by biofuels if it was possible to extract them from the very plentiful waste product lignocellulose. Importantly, its use in biofuel production does not interfere with the animal or human food chain. ...
|07 May 13||Biofuels industry sent ‘three mails an hour’ in ILUC lobby offensive
Biofuels companies and associations sent EU cabinet members three e-mails an hour, many containing catastrophic warnings, in the run-up to a recent European Commission proposal to account for greenhouse gas emissions that the fuel crops might indirectly cause.http://www.euractiv.com/energy/biofuels-industry-sent-mails-hou-news-519531
|10 Apr 13||IEA publishes global update of advanced, cellulosic projects
The International Energy Agency Bioenergy Task 39 group recently published a report that outlines progress on more than 100 advanced biofuel projects under development worldwide. The report, titled “Status of Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Facilities in 2012,” is the second edition ...
|09 Apr 13||Sustainability Certification in the Biofuel Sector - A Case Study of Brazilian Ethanol
The European Union (EU) and the United States have adopted aggressive programs to promote the greater use of biofuels. One of the goals is to reduce carbon emissions by replacing gasoline with low carbon fuels. Individual EU countries have adopted ...
|04 Mar 13||Beta Renewables sees 2015 as boom year for cellulosic biofuels
Biofuels made from wood waste and sugarcane have languished well below expectations for years but new production coming on line promises explosive growth by 2015, the chief executive of producer Beta Renewables said on Monday. The United States produced just ...
|14 Feb 13||EU Commission to launch bioeconomy observatory
The European Commission will establish an observatory to map progress and measure the impact of the development of the European Union's bioeconomy, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn announced today. The observatory will gather data to follow ...