Tagged Biofuel

Fuelling a circular economy

By Marta Ady Enerkem’s waste-to-biofuel technology chemically recycles carbon molecules in waste into added-value productsImagine giving your living room a makeover using a bright new coat of paint – made from rubbish. Fiction? Not anymore. As countries around the world look for ways to transition from a linear economy – in which we take, make,…

10 billion miles: US drivers hit E15 fuel milestone

By Marta Ady US association Growth Energy has said that drivers across American have reached a new milestone, hitting 10 billion miles using E15 fuel.The fuel, which is a blend of 15% renewable biofuel, was recently approved for year-round sales by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).“American drivers have clearly embraced E15 and its many…

Japanese consortium collaborates on biofuel test engine

By Marta Ady Engine developer Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has announced a collaboration with shipowner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) for the research and development of a biofuel test engine.The two companies plan to carry out engine testing using biofuel supplied by GoodFuels, a leading biofuel supplier based in the Netherlands.According to a release from…

Biogas filling stations for heavy-duty vehicles in Sweden

By Marta Ady Monday saw the opening of the first Gasum first filling station with liquefied natural gas and biogas in Sweden. The number of filling stations is now set to greatly increase in Sweden in the coming year.Alternatives to diesel are increasing in popularity on the fuel market as carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions need…

US Department of Energy announces bioenergy R&D funding

By Marta Ady The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $79 million (€70.5 million) in funding for research and development (R&D) in bioenergy, which includes biofuels, bioproducts and biopower. “At DOE, we are focused on expanding America’s energy supply, growing the economy, and enhancing energy security, which will all be furthered by the…

Renewable Energy Group, Broco Oil enter biodiesel partnership

By Marta Ady Biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has entered a partnership with Broco Oil Company to provide clean fuel options to heating oil dealers in the northeast of the US. Under the partnership, the two companies will collaborate on a biodiesel blending facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts. “We are thrilled to be partnering with…

‘Revolutionary change’ needed to stop global extinction crisis

By Michelle Lim Nearly a million species face extinction if we do not fundamentally change our relationship with natural world, according to world’s largest assessment of biodiversity. The post ‘Revolutionary change’ needed to stop global extinction crisis appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

CCC net-zero report, industry response

By Marta Ady Responding to the publication of the new Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report, calling for the UK to set a net-zero target for 2050, Charlotte Morton, chief executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said, “The UK’s anaerobic digestion industry fully supports the Committee on Climate Change’s call for net zero…

WA ditches Collie solar and biomass plans in favor of “trail adventures”

By Sophie Vorrath Plans to develop biomass and utility-scale solar generation facilities in the WA coal town of Collie have been swept aside, in favour of other “future industries.” The post WA ditches Collie solar and biomass plans in favor of “trail adventures” appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Renewable energy groups ask Congress for clean energy innovation funding in 2020 budget

By Kelsey Misbrener The American Council on Renewable Energy, the American Wind Energy Association, the Biomass Power Association, the Energy Storage Association, the Geothermal Resources Council, the National Hydropower Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association sent a joint letter to Congress urging consistent funding for energy innovation in the Department of Energy’s FY 2020…

The Driven Podcast: Biofuels, batteries, or hydrogen

By Giles Parkinson With the energy transition in the main grid gathering pace, more focus is turning to de-carbonising transport. We talk to Australian engineer Stephanie Moroz, who has worked in all three sectors, about the pros and cons of biofuels, batteries and hydrogen. The post The Driven Podcast: Biofuels, batteries, or hydrogen appeared first…

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