Bioenergy

Indian Students Get Award for Sustainable Cooking Solution

November 28, 2012

A team of student entrepreneurs from India called Greenway Grameen Infra has won the Grand Prize earlier this month at the 8th Annual Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley. The global business plan competition rewards student entrepreneurs who tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues with innovative ideas. Related Posts:Solar Plays Key Role in […]

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Making Gasoline With Biomass

September 11, 2012

Is it possible to make gasoline with biomass? Some people think so and this is what CORE BioFuel has set out to do since it was founded in 2008. Related Posts:Study Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy PotentialPrimus Green Energy Opens Alternative Gasoline Demonstration PlantProtest in London Against UK Biofuel SubsidiesHigher Demand For Biomass Can Drive Up […]

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Cellulosic Ethanol is Making Progress, Industry Says

January 12, 2012

The Renewable Fuels Association has published an article on its website saying that despite a shortfall in cellulosic biofuel production in relation to the targets set by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), as reported by the New York Times, the sector has been making advances. Related Posts:Switchgrass Shows Potential as Biofuel Material, Say Italian ResearchersCellulosic […]

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Algae Biodiesel Takes Off

November 7, 2011

One of the most promising types of raw materials to produce biofuel being researched is algae. Today the technology reaches new heights with United Airlines’ Flight 1403 between Houston and Chicago, The historic flight departs Bush International Airport at 10:25 am CT from terminal C, and lands at Chicago O’Hare at 1:01pm CT, arriving at […]

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Greenpeace Canada Releases Damning Report on Wood-based Biofuel

November 3, 2011

The Canadian chapter of Greenpeace yesterday released a report that highlights the dangers of the large-scale use of wood and tree harvesting for heating, electricity generation or liquid biofuels. The report is called ‘Fuelling a Biomess’ and it argues that burning woody biomass on an industrial scale could severely harm Canada’s public forests and further […]

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