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Indian Oil planning $2.4bn investment to make ethanol - Gulf Times

Biofuel News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 17:40

Gulf Times

Indian Oil planning $2.4bn investment to make ethanol
Gulf Times
Indian Oil Corp, the nation's biggest refiner, plans to spend Rs160bn to build a plant for producing synthetic ethanol as it seeks to secure supplies of the biofuel to meet mandatory blending norms. Bloomberg Mumbai Indian Oil Corp, the nation's ...

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DuPont bets on billion-dollar ethanol industry - The News Journal

Biofuel News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 21:11

The News Journal

DuPont bets on billion-dollar ethanol industry
The News Journal
The result is a company called Butamax Advanced Biofuels, which owns the bio-butanol-producing yeast patents. The new fuel is filled with 25 percent more energy-per-gallon than ethanol, but unlike its biofuel cousin does not have the potential to harm ...

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Indian Oil plans $2.4 bn ethanol investment - Livemint

Biofuel News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 16:09

Indian Oil plans $2.4 bn ethanol investment
Livemint
Mumbai/New Delhi: Indian Oil Corp. Ltd (IOCL), the nation's biggest refiner, plans to spend Rs.16,000 crore ($2.4 billion) to build a plant for producing synthetic ethanol as it seeks to secure supplies of the biofuel to meet mandatory blending norms.

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Here's a brief timeline of the Butamax-Gevo patent feud - Technical.ly Delaware

Biofuel News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:26

Here's a brief timeline of the Butamax-Gevo patent feud
Technical.ly Delaware
Here's a brief timeline of the Butamax-Gevo patent feud. The biofuel companies recently settled a string of lawsuits stemming back to 2011. Here's how it all went down. How the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is bridging the digital dividePrevious ...

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Here's a brief timeline of the Butamax-Gevo patent feud - Technical.ly Delaware

Biofuel News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:26

Here's a brief timeline of the Butamax-Gevo patent feud
Technical.ly Delaware
Here's a brief timeline of the Butamax-Gevo patent feud. The biofuel companies recently settled a string of lawsuits stemming back to 2011. Here's how it all went down. How the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is bridging the digital dividePrevious ...

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IOC plans $2.4 billion spend to make ethanol for blending - Livemint

Biofuel News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 07:43

Livemint

IOC plans $2.4 billion spend to make ethanol for blending
Livemint
India is facing a supply shortage of the biofuel, hindering plans to achieve mandatory 5% blending, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said earlier this month. In December, the federal government allowed ethanol production from non-food feedstock ...

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Indian Oil Plans $2.4 Billion Spend to Make Ethanol for Blending - Bloomberg

Biofuel News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 05:16

Indian Oil Plans $2.4 Billion Spend to Make Ethanol for Blending
Bloomberg
Indian Oil Corp., the nation's biggest refiner, plans to spend 160 billion rupees ($2.4 billion) to build a plant for producing synthetic ethanol as it seeks to secure supplies of the biofuel to meet mandatory blending norms. The state-run company is ...

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The carbon effects of biofuel - Fierce Energy

Biofuel News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:37

The carbon effects of biofuel
Fierce Energy
A new study reveals that, over its 10-year lifespan, the Renewable Fuel Standard's (RFS) requirement to substitute biofuels for fossil fuels has displaced nearly 1.9 billion barrels of foreign oil and reduced U.S. transportation-related carbon ...

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Waste from winemaking could make cheap biofuel - Hydrogen Fuel News

Biofuel News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 09:05

Hydrogen Fuel News

Waste from winemaking could make cheap biofuel
Hydrogen Fuel News
Researchers from the University of Adelaide, Australia, are investigating the potential of transforming waste that is left over from the winemaking industry into biofuel. The researchers showed that as much as 400 liters of bioethanol could be ...

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Biofuel consumption has saved almost 590m tonnes of CO2 over 10 years - Biofuels International Magazine

Biofuel News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 05:48

Biofuel consumption has saved almost 590m tonnes of CO2 over 10 years
Biofuels International Magazine
Over its 10-year lifespan, the Renewable Fuel Standard's (RFS) requirement to substitute biofuels for fossil fuels has displaced nearly 1.9 billion barrels of foreign oil and reduced US transportation-related carbon emissions by 589.33 million tonnes ...

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Microalgae Biofuels Market Rapidly Grows Due to High Productivity, CO2 Absorption - Glycerine Report (subscription)

Biofuel News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:19

Microalgae Biofuels Market Rapidly Grows Due to High Productivity, CO2 Absorption
Glycerine Report (subscription)
Algae, which causes a lot of damage to the marine ecosystem by creating water blooms and red tides, is now turning into the next-generation raw material of eco-friendly biofuels, including biodiesel and bioethanol. Until now, biofuels have been ...

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Microalgae Biofuels Market Rapidly Grows Due to High Productivity, CO2 Absorption - BusinessKorea

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:50

BusinessKorea

Microalgae Biofuels Market Rapidly Grows Due to High Productivity, CO2 Absorption
BusinessKorea
Algae, which causes a lot of damage to the marine ecosystem by creating water blooms and red tides, is now turning into the next-generation raw material of eco-friendly biofuels, including biodiesel and bioethanol. Until now, biofuels have been ...

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New report on MSW as biofuel feedstock looks at LCA and different technologies - Biobased Digest

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:16

New report on MSW as biofuel feedstock looks at LCA and different technologies
Biobased Digest
In North Carolina, the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has published two reports, which are the first to result from EREF's Internal Research Program (IRP). The reports are “Using Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as a Biofuel Feedstock” ...

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Algae at the Energy Department: The Digest's 2015 8-Slide Guide to the DOE ... - Biobased Digest

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 16:52

Biobased Digest

Algae at the Energy Department: The Digest's 2015 8-Slide Guide to the DOE ...
Biobased Digest
The Bioenergy Technologies Office's (BETO's) Algae Program is carrying out a long-term applied research and development (R&D) strategy to increase the yields and lower the costs of algal biofuels by working with partners to develop new technologies, ...

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Expert panelists to focus on biodiesel distribution Sept. 1 - Biodiesel Magazine (blog)

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:43

Expert panelists to focus on biodiesel distribution Sept. 1
Biodiesel Magazine (blog)
The report lays the groundwork for creating a low-cost automated biofuel pump that can benefit small distributors across North America. With funding from The Co-operators, Cowichan Biodiesel and Vancity, this feasibility study had three goals: to ...

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Expert panelists to focus on biodiesel distribution Sept. 1 - Biodiesel Magazine (blog)

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:43

Expert panelists to focus on biodiesel distribution Sept. 1
Biodiesel Magazine (blog)
The report lays the groundwork for creating a low-cost automated biofuel pump that can benefit small distributors across North America. With funding from The Co-operators, Cowichan Biodiesel and Vancity, this feasibility study had three goals: to ...

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Expert pushes biofuel to combat energy problems - Manila Channel

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:35

Manila Channel

Expert pushes biofuel to combat energy problems
Manila Channel
“For biofuels: policy on at least 20 percent uses of biodiesel, 10 percent ethanol by 2020 and provide incentives for small to medium scale processors. Also used cooking oil must not be reused for culinary purposes but for biofuel use only,” he added ...

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EREF publishes reports on the use of MSW - Renewable Energy from Waste

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:29

EREF publishes reports on the use of MSW
Renewable Energy from Waste
“Using Municipal Solid Waste as a Biofuel Feedstock,” utilizes a life-cycle assessment model of biofuel production using MSW to assess the environmental impacts associated with MSW conversion via landfill gas to energy, waste to energy, and ...

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Scientists screen ocean-based algae for highest oil content - Biodiesel Magazine

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:07

Biodiesel Magazine

Scientists screen ocean-based algae for highest oil content
Biodiesel Magazine
The results of the screening, part of the BioMara project, have been published in Nature's online journal Scientific Reports and are likely to help bring forward research into algae as a source of biodiesel and other biofuels by a number of years.

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Oil Is Cheap But This Company Is Buying 3 Million Gallons of Biofuel Anyway - The Times

Biofuel News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:45

Oil Is Cheap But This Company Is Buying 3 Million Gallons of Biofuel Anyway
The Times
Going inexperienced within the airline business could also be greater than only a PR technique for airways. They're making an attempt to save lots of inexperienced by shopping for biofuels forward of potential worldwide laws on business plane that ...

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