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Ethiopia to Increase Ethanol Content in Petrol to 10% E10

In response to skyrocketing oil price at the global market, the Ethiopian government on Friday unveiled that it will increases the volume of Ethanol content in gasoline to 10% as of March 15. Since 2009, the country has been provided

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Biofuel As Aircraft Fuel Actively Being Considered In Germany

Airlines in Malaysia, which have been pioneering the development of biofuel, might be interested to know that German experts are “actively considering” the use of biofuel in aircraft. Indeed, the subject of biofuel, for use in aircraft, has gained momentum.

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German motorists are avoiding filling up with Bioethanol

German motorists are avoiding filling up their cars with gasoline with a higher biofuel blend due to concerns it could cause engine damage, German oil industry association MWV said. The German government has from Jan. 1, 2011, permitted a rise

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Lufthansa biofuel flights postponed by certification delay

Lufthansa has been forced to postpone its planned commercial biofuel flights by at least a month because the fuel will not be certified in time by regulators. The German carrier was originally planning to begin a six-month trial in April,

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Road Trip from Australia to Norway, running only on Biofuel made on route

Four Aussie men are preparing to make an epic road trip that will see them drive from their home inAustralia all the way to Norway. That, in and of itself, should make for quite an adventure, but they’ll also make the

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Biofuel Powers Bently to World Ice Driving Speed Record

Juha Kankkunen, the Finnish four-time world rally champion, has broken a world speed record by driving at a speed of 205.48mph. But the astonishing thing about his speed was that it was done on ice, on the frozen waters of

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NASCAR goes ‘green,’ enters biofuel debate

When the green flag drops for the 53rd Daytona 500 today, most eyes will be on the action on the track. Those paying close attention to the flag, though, will notice something new — a large “E” — representing American

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Second-generation biofuels could power cars say UK University

Aston University and Drayson Racing are to investigate second-generation biofuels in order to create high-performance cars with reduced CO2 emissions. According to Aston, next-generation biofuels are seen to provide one of the most cost-effective ways of reducing the CO2 emissions

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Quantas sign algae-based aviation fuel deal

Australian airline Qantas has signed a deal to investigate the use of the algae-based aviation fuel developed by US company Solazyme. The bio-products company announced late last week it would be supplying Qantas with an unspecified amount of Solajet, its

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Diesel biofuel found to reduce local air emissions

A fuel trial in Helsinki, Finland, has found that diesel biofuel can significantly reduce air emissions. The final results of the three-year trial organised by Neste Oil,Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) and Proventia show that Neste Oil’s NExBTL renewable diesel biofuel can significantly reduce

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