Tag: bioethanol

Bioethanol producers seek molasses imports approval to meet demand

Bioethanol producers seek molasses imports approval to meet demand

September 27, 2018 |

In the Philippines, bioethanol distillers and producers asked the government, Sugar Regulatory Administration which is part of the Department of Agriculture, to allow molasses imports, in order to meet the yearly demand of 500 million liters of bioethanol and help grow the P30-billion bioethanol industry. Currently, they only can reach about 60% of demand because […]

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Importing bioethanol by oil companies against the law according to Philippines DOE

Importing bioethanol by oil companies against the law according to Philippines DOE

September 25, 2018 |

In the Philippines, government official and Energy Undersecretary, Wimpy Fuentebella from the Department of Energy told ABS CBN News that it is against the law to bring down gasoline prices by allowing oil firms to import cheaper bioethanol. Instead, oil companies need to use locally produced bioethanol. The suggestion to import cheaper bioethanol from abroad […]

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Biodiesel share increased despite declining diesel consumption

Biodiesel share increased despite declining diesel consumption

September 15, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that consumption of road traffic diesel and petrol in the first half year of 2018 was lower than in the 2017 reference period. However, the use of biodiesel and bioethanol saw a significant rise. The strongest demand for biodiesel in the past six months and the largest quantity since August 2017 […]

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Greenbelt Resources narrows location search to Monte Vista Area

Greenbelt Resources narrows location search to Monte Vista Area

July 22, 2018 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation, developer and producer of an ECOsystem model that transforms waste into revenue generating bioproducts, announced that Biofuels and Energy, LLC, a New Mexico based project development company planning to utilize Greenbelt’s proprietary ECOsystem model for its SLV Biopro Project, has selected four locations on which to potentially locate project operations […]

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Austrocel enters biofuels production and increases dissolving pulp capacity

Austrocel enters biofuels production and increases dissolving pulp capacity

May 18, 2018 |

In Austria, a dissolving pulp manufacturer, Austrocel, is investing about €60 million ($70 million) to expand and diversify production at its Hallein plant in Austria. Austrocel will install equipment for bioethanol production from wood sugars. The biofuel facility is reportedly designed for the production of some 30 million litres per year and is scheduled to […]

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Greenbelt and Biofuels & Energy collaborate for bioethanol project

Greenbelt and Biofuels & Energy collaborate for bioethanol project

March 23, 2018 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation in collaboration with Biofuels & Energy, LLC created the San Luis Valley Bioproducts Project, known as SLV Biopro. The project will feature Greenbelt’s waste-to-energy interconnected system (ECOsystem) designed to produce up to a half a million gallons of bioethanol from an abundance of waste feedstocks available in the San Luis […]

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Uruguay cuts transportation sector’s annual CO2 emissions by 7% thanks to biofuels

Uruguay cuts transportation sector’s annual CO2 emissions by 7% thanks to biofuels

October 14, 2017 |

In Uruguay, the government said that the country’s transportation sector has lowered CO2 emissions since 2015 by an average of about 7% each year as a direct result of increased use of biofuels. Uruguay is one of the world’s largest biofuel consumers, in part thanks to the agro-fuels laws which require a 6% mix of […]

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China says ethanol plan won’t rely on corn or ethanol imports

China says ethanol plan won’t rely on corn or ethanol imports

September 30, 2017 |

In China, government officials told Xinhua Net that China’s plan to increase the use of bioethanol gasoline will not have a significant impact on the grain market, and it would be unrealistic for the country to import large amounts of corn for the industry development. “The government plan to increase ethanol fuel production was for […]

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Report says first generation bioethanol is as sustainable as second generation

Report says first generation bioethanol is as sustainable as second generation

September 9, 2017 |

In Germany, a sustainability assessment carried out by nova-Institute and ordered by CropEnergies shows that first generation bioethanol is as advantageous as second generation bioethanol for a feasible climate strategy. The results indicate that the discrimination against first generation biofuels of the current EU Commission proposal is not founded on scientific evidence. The analysis of […]

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NCM Biotechnology chooses Greenbelt Resources bioethanol to test for CBD extraction process

NCM Biotechnology chooses Greenbelt Resources bioethanol to test for CBD extraction process

August 27, 2017 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation announced that its bioethanol will be tested for potential use by Natures Comfort Meds Biotechnology during its patented CBD extraction process. The bioethanol being used is produced from local brewery waste, and NCM Biotechnology selected Greenbelt for testing because its bioethanol is a greener, cleaner and more sustainable bioproduct, according […]

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