Tagged Biofuel

Used cooking oil converted into biodiesel in India

By Marta Ady The Times of India, reports that managing director of Muenzer Bharat, Sanjay Shrivastaava said that it will start converting used oil into 100% water-based biodiesel.According to The Times of India, Muenzer Bharat is a biodiesel manufacturing facility that has been set up under the ‘National Used Cooking Oil Collection Mission for India’….

District Heating Succeeds Where Renewable Heat Incentive Fails

By Alfa Energy Group The Bristol Heat Network, a low-carbon heat programme that was launched in 2016, supplies more than 1,000 council homes from gas CHP and biomass plants. Plans are to heat an additional 375 homes, helping the city reach its goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2030. Click headline for full article Read Full…

Canada invests $525,000 into Indigenous biomass projects

By Marta Ady Canada’s minister of Natural Resources, Amarjeet Sohi, announced a $589,629 (€518,599) investment in three Indigenous projects in British Columbia to create jobs and boost local economies. The release was published on news outlet Cision.Two of these investments will be utilised to research the possibility of using biomass to heat and power local…

US university to invest $200 million into biomass plant

By Marta Ady US research university Dartmouth College (Dartmouth) announced that it is seeking proposals to construct a biomass energy heating facility and transmission system to replace the institution’s existing central heating system.This marks a major step in the university’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions and transition to renewables by 2025.According to a release, the…

Benefuel to build biodiesel plant in Sarnia

By Marta Ady According to The Observer Benefuel has secured a site at the Arlanxeo bio-industrial park in Sarnia, to build a biodiesel refinery.The Observer states that Benefuel has been looking for a site in Sarnia that would have a plant capable of producing 75 million litres of biodiesel a year. Benefuel has said that…

John Hewson appointed as chair of Bioenergy Australia

By Press Release The Bioenergy Australia board appointed Dr John Hewson as a Director and on 9 January 2019 has elected Dr John Hewson as new Chair, replacing outgoing chair Clean Energy Finance Corporations Chief Investment Officer Paul McCartney whose term as chair concluded. The post John Hewson appointed as chair of Bioenergy Australia appeared…

Renewable and Biodegradable Plastic Polymers

By Gordon Smith We need to find new ways to make all those great products that rely so heavily on. Everything from our cell phones and laptops to our vehicle interiors.The post Renewable and Biodegradable Plastic Polymers appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Georgia Power seeking proposals for new renewable energy projects

By Michelle Froese Georgia Power continues to grow renewable energy in Georgia through the Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI), as approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) in 2016. REDI authorizes Georgia Power to procure 1,200 MW of renewables through multiple programs. In this RFP, the utility is soliciting eligible renewable energy, such as…

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