Tweet Today on Twitter: PalmOilFarmer: MEP @VidalQuadras scraps ‘deficient’ ILUC factors from European Commission’s Proposal: GreentieIrina Water not an issue for algae biofuels allaboutbiomass New blog post: http://t.co/kVjB7IZzI5 – Biomass conversion into biofuels (digitalvillages
Tweet In South Africa, the Department of Mineral Resources and the Treasury are at last moving forward on the implementation of the country’s E2 and B5 blends which should be implemented sometime this year while a proposal for a proposed incentive scheme should be on the table by the end of June.
Tweet Today on Twitter: fuelfreedomnow What is cellulosic #ethanol anyway? @DuPont_ability breaks it down JhonCooper just had fundraising call from @GreenpeaceUK – apparently biofuels are better than arctic drilling… and artic is ‘like, a big bit of ice’ padotnet The Hazards of Biofuels
Tweet In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced Dawn Schueller Moore as head of communications. Moore previously served as Sen. Herb Kohl’s (D-WI) press secretary.
Tweet In the UK, 66% of the 965 million liters of biofuels supplied to the local market between 15 April 2012 and 14 January 2013 were sourced from sustainable sources, while just 18% were sourced from domestic feedstocks. The biofuels, on average, reduced GHG emissions by 66%. About 55% of the fuels supplied were ethanol, [...]
Tweet In the UK, despite some local protestors, the Adur District Council granted planning permission to Edgeley Green Power for its proposed biofuel power plant that will use animal fats and waste oils as feedstock. The permission was granted based on not using oils fit for human consumption, the development of an apprenticeship program and [...]
Tweet In China, after successfully completing its 85-minute test flight on biofuels last week, China Eastern Airlines announced it will begin running commercial flights on 100% biofuel. The Sinopec biofuels the airline is using is produced from palm oil and from used cooking oil. The cost of turning used cooking oil into jet fuel is [...]
Tweet In China, an 85-minute Chinese Eastern Airlines flight landing at Shanghai airport on Wednesday was flown on Sinopec’s mix of used cooking oil and palm oil aviation biofuel. The Airbus A320 was said to have flown no differently than when flying on traditional aviation fuel. The biofuel blending level was not reported.
Tweet In Washington, after a briefing by senior White House staff on April 17, following their arrival in the U.S., an Israeli delegation of top academic and industrial biofuels research scientists and innovators, and Israeli government program managers, is participating in two days of deliberations with their American counterparts from the U.S. DOE and USDA, [...]
Tweet In North Carolina, BlackGold Biofuels of Charlotte has opened an innovative recycling facility for restaurant kitchens’ wastewater, cleaning up the water and recovering a biofuel. While it’s common to recycle deep fryer oil, recycling oils from kitchen wastewater has proven much more elusive. The facility is the first of its kind in the area. BlackGold [...]