Tag: biofuel

Increased biofuel demand supporting global micronutrients market

Increased biofuel demand supporting global micronutrients market

May 2, 2016 |

In the UK, according to the latest research study released by Technavio, the global agricultural micronutrients market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% until 2020 in large part thanks to growing demand for biofuels. This research report titled ‘Global Agricultural Micronutrients Market 2016-2020’, provides an in-depth analysis of market growth in […]

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Study shows biofuel movements through Iowa via rail

Study shows biofuel movements through Iowa via rail

April 26, 2016 |

In Iowa, a new study released by the Iowa departments of Transportation and Homeland Security and Emergency Management reveals insights into the transportation by rail of crude oil and biofuels around and through Iowa. The study, thought to be the first of its kind in the nation, used a series of interviews and meetings with […]

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Argentine biofuel industry says E26 policy impossible to achieve in 2017

Argentine biofuel industry says E26 policy impossible to achieve in 2017

April 25, 2016 |

In Argentina, the country’s biofuel industry says the government’s ambitions to boost the ethanol blend to 26% next year are impossible to achieve. The government’s commitment to the industry is appreciated, but more time and significant amounts of investment are required in order to achieve the targets for 2017. The government has raised the blend […]

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India inaugurates first second generation biofuel plant

India inaugurates first second generation biofuel plant

April 25, 2016 |

In India, the country has inaugurated its first second generation biofuel production facility that processes 10 metric tons of cellulosic feedstock per day using domestically-developed technology. Developed by DBT-ICT Centre for Energy Biosciences at the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai, supported by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology and the Biotechnology Industry […]

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Total aims to be global biofuel leader by 2035

Total aims to be global biofuel leader by 2035

April 21, 2016 |

In France, Total is betting on the future of renewables by developing a Gas, Renewables & Power segment as part of its current restructuring process that will be implemented by Sept. 1. With an eye on becoming the leading global player in biofuels, the company plans to invest $500 million annually in renewables in order […]

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Iowa’s 2015 biofuel production soards

Iowa’s 2015 biofuel production soards

April 12, 2016 |

In Iowa, a report from the state’s department of revenue found during 2015 the amount of E10 gasoline sold equaled 1,319.4 million gallons, E85 gasoline sold equaled 13.2 million gallons, E20 gasoline sold equaled 2.5 million gallons, and E15 gasoline sold equaled 6.2 million gallons, with 90.3% sold through registered pumps. Combined, the five ethanol […]

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UK biofuel consumption falls in 2015 with biodiesel taking a 20% hit

UK biofuel consumption falls in 2015 with biodiesel taking a 20% hit

March 31, 2016 |

In the UK, biofuel consumption hit 1.464 billion liters in 2015, down more than 17% on the year, with biodiesel taking the biggest hit at 669 million liters, down 30% on the year. Ethanol blending reached 4.6% of gasoline and 54% of biofuel market share. In 2014, biodiesel was the main biofuel consumed but that […]

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Infosys to donate 43,000 biofuel cookstoves in Karnataka

Infosys to donate 43,000 biofuel cookstoves in Karnataka

March 28, 2016 |

In India, Infosys is donating 43,000 biofuel cookstoves to 21,500 families in Karnataka’s Koppal district as part of a wider project that teams with a local NGO to provide training and awareness building to encourage uptake of the cleaner technology. The first stoves were distributed on Saturday and will continue to be passed out over […]

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California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop

March 24, 2016 |

In California, California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop for the Biofuels Program of the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) on March 30. The purpose of this workshop is to strengthen stakeholder partnerships by establishing a permanent, regular public forum for planning and strategizing California biofuel investments. One of […]

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SDSU teams with UF to develop carinata aviation biofuel for the Navy

SDSU teams with UF to develop carinata aviation biofuel for the Navy

March 23, 2016 |

In South Dakota, researchers from South Dakota State University have teamed with counterparts from the University of Florida to develop aviation biofuel from carinata seed for the Navy. The two states have complimentary growing seasons for carinata, allowing it to be grown for fuel nearly all year long. The South Dakota Oilseeds Council says that […]

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