Blog Archives

Nascar to use B15 Biofuel Blend

NASCAR confirmed earlier reports that it will begin using E15 ethanol provided by Sunoco in its three national series — Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Trucks. NASCAR chairman Brian France was quoted as saying “while fueling the same close, door-to-door racing

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Bioethanol, Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel legislation

Japan invests $120m in Ethanol Plant

In the Philippines, the province of San Mariano, Isabela, is to receive a $120 million (€86 million) investment for the construction of an ethanol plant. The Japanese firm Itochu Corp. is behind the investment, while Green Future Innovations (GFI) will develop

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel Funding, Biofuel Production, News

Maldives Eco Symposium: ‘Biofuel may not be the answer’

Travel and tourism is crucial to sustainability and tackling climate change, as the world’s biggest business sector, according to World Future Council director Stefan Schurig. Speaking at the Eco Symposium 2010 at Soneva Fushi in the Maldives, Schurig said travel and tourism was

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel legislation, Biofuel Production, News

Malaysian start-up fund for biodiesel programmes

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), Shell, BHP, ExxonMobil and Chevron have been allocated with a start-up fund worth RM1mil each by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) to set up infrastructure for B5 biodiesel blending facilities. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel legislation, Biofuel Production, News

2015: The future of biofuels and materials

Production of biomaterials will grow faster than biofuels and increasing biofuel capacity is highly reliant on technology from innovative startups. These are some of the conclusions in a report just issued by Lux research on the biofuel and biomaterial markets.

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Biodiesel, Bioethanol, Biofuel legislation, Biofuel Production, News

U.S. Military Orders Less Dependence on Fossil Fuels

With insurgents increasingly attacking the American fuel supply convoys that lumber across the Khyber Pass into Afghanistan, the military is pushing aggressively to develop, test and deploy renewable energy to decrease its need to transport fossil fuels. Last week, a Marine company

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Biodiesel, Bioethanol, Biofuel for Military, Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel Production, News

Hardest part of reaching biofuel goal awaits

The United States is roughly halfway to achieving its goal of 36 billion gallons of renewable transportation fuel by the year 2022, but the last half likely will be harder, and probably more expensive, than the first. John Whitaker, Iowa

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bioethanol Production, Biofuel Funding, Biofuel legislation, Biofuel Production, News

AltAir Fuels may fly you on biofuel sooner than you think

Flying commercial airplanes on alternative fuels isn’t some far-off goal. With the expected approval late this year or early next of new specifications, jet biofuel production could gear up. Seattle-based AltAir Fuels, which received a $2 million federal stimulus grant

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Biofuel for Transport, News

Ford Scientists Look To Algae As Potential Biofuel

Ford scientists are working to understand the suitability of renewable sources such as algae as potential automotive biofuels. This effort is an integral part of Ford’s desire to better understand the use of biomass to produce future biofuels as part

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bioethanol, Bioethanol Production, Biofuel for Transport, Biofuel from Algae, Biofuel Production, News

Sweden set on corn biofuel development

Sweden has 310 million litres of installed ethanol capacity using a range of feedstocks including cereals, raw alcohol and pulp. Now a new research project is examining a new feedstock: corn waste. Swedish ethanol producer Sekab and Swedish technology specialist

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bioethanol, Bioethanol Production, Biofuel Production, News

BioFuel Tweets!

UserOnline