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BEAUTY project developing new bioethanol engines

An EU-funded collaboration between universities and industry in Europe, Israel and the US is working to develop new engines, combustion technologies and fuels that will allow a substantial increase in the use of bioethanol in an urban context. Co-ordinated by

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Singapore To Hold Biofuels Conference In March 2011

International academia, scientists and experts on biofuels will meet in Singapore in March to identify promising avenues to a viable biofuels future. The experts will discuss economic and environmental considerations of biofuel technologies and the integration of biofuels into the

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Auto industry sues EPA over biofuel blend ruling

Car and boat manufacturers launch legal action challenging EPA decision allowing higher blends of ethanol The roster of court cases faced by the US Environmental Protection Agency was extended again yesterday, when a group of auto and engine manufacturers launched

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Iowa State University researching Sorghum glass for Biofuel

Conversion of sorghum grass to ethanol has increased with the interest in renewable fuel sources. Researchers at Iowa State University examined 12 varieties of sorghum grass grown in single and double cropping systems. The experiment was designed to test the

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Green energy and biofuels company REG Bio-Power meets UK demand with new processing plant

Green energy and biofuels company REG Bio-Power has launched a new processing facility – the first of its kind in the UK – after an investment of almost one million pounds. REG Bio-Power, part of AIM-listed Renewable Energy Generation Group,

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EU biofuels policy could create “major environmental pressure”

EU biofuels policy does not adequately protect the environment against negative consequences, according to a study reviewing the indirect land use change (ILUC) impact of the EU’s planned increase in biofuels use up to 2020. Based on newly released national

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BP sees biofuel growth from U.S. grass, Brazil sugar

BP is focusing its biofuel efforts on Brazilian sugar cane and U.S. energy grasses, holding off on investments in the rest of the world for the moment, a senior executive of the global energy group said on Thursday. James Primrose,

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Leading Advanced Biofuel Groups Meet at The White House

Leaders of the advanced biofuel industry personally delivered an important message to the Obama Administration this morning at a White House meeting that included representatives of the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Algal Biomass Organization(ABO).

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Germany to raise it’s bioethanol blending in gasoline

The German cabinet will vote on Wednesday on a proposal to raise the maximum level of bioethanol allowed in blended gasoline to 10 percent in January 2011 from 5 percent now, the country’s environment ministry said on Monday. The move

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UK biofuel use hits target early

Biofuel use in UK road fuels has met the government’s third-year target ahead of schedule, according to latest Renewable Fuels Agency figures. In the first three months of the 2010/11 reporting period for the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, some 426m

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