Tags: Biofuels

Sugar is Key Factor in Ideal Feedstock for Biofuels: NREL

Popular wisdom holds that tall, fast-growing trees are best for biomass, but new research by two U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories reveals the size of trees is only part of the equation. Of equal economic importance, according to scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Oak Ridge National […]

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IIT-M researchers develop microwave process to make biofuel oils

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have developed a simple microwave process to produce biofuel oils. In a statement issued here the IITM said the biofuel oils with high energy values were produced from two waste products — agricultural waste such as rice straw and bagasse and discarded plastics. […]

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Eminent Speakers came together to decode the nuances of financing in Bio-CNG sector

Amidst the pandemic situation, which has deeply affected the economy word-wide, it is heartening to learn of India gearing up for the paradigm shift towards being self-dependent through the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”. With reference to this context, on 6th June, Indian Biogas Association (IBA) organised a webinar on “Decoding the nuances of Financing in biogas/ […]

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Biofuels can greatly reduce carbon emissions: Study

Biomass fuels derived from various grasses could significantly mitigate global warming by reducing carbon, according to a long-term field study by a group of researchers. In a recent paper published in Environmental Science and Technology, the researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Michigan State University (MSU), examined a number of different cellulosic […]

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ENN Clean Energy Value Chain Makes Its Grand Debut at LNG2019

Themed around “LNG for a Sustainable Energy Future”, the 19th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2019) had its grand opening at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center on April 2nd, 2019. ENN, one of the leading clean energy provider in China, presented a panorama of its full clean energy value chain […]

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National Policy on Biofuels

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan has said that with the objective of ensuring adequate and sustained availability of domestic feedstock for biofuel production, increasing Farmers Income, Import Reduction, Employment Generation and Waste to Wealth Creation, the Government has notified the National Policy on Biofuels-2018 on 8.6.2018. In a written replyin Rajya […]

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Govt planning to set up bio-CNG plants in rural India soon: Pradhan

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said there are plans to set up bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plants in India. He made this comment after visiting a bio-CNG plant in Stuttgart, Germany, where he was briefed by officials on how agricultural waste can be converted into energy. Pradhan told ANI, […]

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Clean Electricity Generation: Partnership Makes Biofuel Accessible to Everyone

At several locations around the world, a partnership of international companies will start construction of facilities, where biocoal will be produced on a commercial scale. This biocoal can be used as sustainable fuel in power plants and heating installations all over the world, giving a boost to reducing climate change. Of all resources used for […]

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Qantas To Operate World’s First US-Australia Biofuel Flight

Qantas has announced that it will operate the world’s first bio-fuel flight between the United States and Australia. The Los Angeles to Melbourne flight will take place early next year, in collaboration with World Fuel Services and Altair Fuels,  and will see Qantas’ new Dreamliner being powered by Brassica Carinata (carinata), a non-food, industrial type […]

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Abengoa starts the Engineering & Construction contract of the first plant to produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste in USA

Abengoa will undertake the work for Fulcrum BioEnergy after financial closure for the project was successfully reached. Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has received Notice to Proceed on what will be the first plant that will produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) […]

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