Tweet In China, the government is preparing to close a loophole in its tax exempt policy on biodiesel by adding a levy to biodiesel blends with more than 70% fossil fuels. The policy change is meant to stem tax-free imports of gasoil, such as those that reached 1.47 million metric tons this year through October, […]
Tweet In China, researchers from Lanzhou University, BGI and other institutes have succeeded in unraveling the whole genome sequence of desert poplar, Populus euphratica, and the genetic bases underlying poplar to against salt stress. This work provides new insights for understanding the genetic basis of tree adaptation to salt stress and facilitating the genetic breeding […]
Tweet In Hungary, China New Energy announced that it has won contracts with Visontai Bioetanol Fejleszt Korlátolt Felel sségű Társaság and Helvéciai Biouzemanyag Termelö es Kereskedo Kft. to develop two biorefinery projects in Hungary. The combined value of the contracts to CNE are $97 million over a 4 year period. As part of the tendering […]
Tweet In China, Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Co. Ltd has earned a sustainability certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Services Foundation for the joint venture’s waste steel mill gas to biofuel plant. It is the first RSB-certified biofuel plant in China, and the first to receive this certification for industrial […]
Tweet In China, Celanese has teamed with the China National Petroleum Corporation on a feasibility study for synthetic ethanol. It’s still early days on the project so it hasn’t yet been decided if CNPC will license the coal-to-ethanol technology or if the project will be a JV.
Tweet In China, new tax incentives have boosted demand for biodiesel imports to the tune of up to 300,000 metric tons per month, compared to just 500,000 tons between January and June. Though diesel imports are strictly controlled, biodiesel imports—or petroleum blended with at least 30% biodiesel—is open to far more than just the national […]
Tweet In China, DP CleanTech has signed a contract with Shougang Holding Tianguan Group to deliver the first biomass to power project in China to use byproducts from ethanol production. The contract consists of an 18MW, 75tph boiler island, which will be delivered in 2014, and will be an integral part of the Tianguan Group’s […]
Tweet In China, DP CleanTech is building an 18MW power plant in Nanyang City, Henan province that will be the first to be powered by residues produced from second-generation ethanol production. The facility is co-located with Shougang Holding Tianguan Group’s ethanol plant in an effort to further improve the facility’s carbon footprint.
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Tweet In China, the Bureau of Energy, MOEA has been funding long-term R&D on biofuel, and new biofuel technology has successfully been developed. The project, entitled “Carbon loss-free cellulose butanol production technology” won the 2013 R&D 100 Awards. This technology has the potential to have significant influence on biofuel research and industries around the world.