Tag: CHina

Royal DSM quickly pivots to China after opening Project Liberty in the US

Royal DSM quickly pivots to China after opening Project Liberty in the US

September 12, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, Royal DSM won’t take a day to rest on their laurels as they turn toward the Chinese market after the opening of Project LIBERTY in Iowa. The company looks to start its cellulosic ethanol licensing business in China in coming months, but the timing will depend on Chinese regulations, said Chief Executive […]

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EIA data shows China’s oil demand going up faster than expected (while CO2 levels do the same!)

EIA data shows China’s oil demand going up faster than expected (while CO2 levels do the same!)

September 10, 2014 |

In the US, China’s petroleum fuel demands will drag up global demand even more than previously thought, according to recent EIA data. “The fastest economic growth is projected for the non-OECD  region, with GDP increasing by an average of 4.6% per year from 2010 to 2040,” the report said. “In contrast, GDP in the OECD […]

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China biodiesel demand to double by 2017: report

China biodiesel demand to double by 2017: report

September 1, 2014 |

In China, a new report from ResearchinChina says biodiesel consumption in China is expected to double by 2017 from 2013 levels, to as much as 2.,5 million tons per year or higher. The report authors said that in 2013, China’s total capacity of biodiesel exceeded 3.7 million tons per year, but output attained 1-1.2 million […]

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Pan Caribbean Sugar turns to bagasse, energy self-sufficient within 3 years

Pan Caribbean Sugar turns to bagasse, energy self-sufficient within 3 years

August 27, 2014 |

In China, Pan Caribbean Sugar Company has announced that the company will be moving to convert bagasse into energy to make the company self-sufficient. Dr. Huaixiang (Harry) Wu, CEO of Pan Caribbean, projected that making use of the process after the sugar season, the company’s 10-megawatt generator could be used to develop bagasse into fuel […]

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Cathay Pacific invests in Fulcrum Bioenergy and signs 10-year offtake agreement

Cathay Pacific invests in Fulcrum Bioenergy and signs 10-year offtake agreement

August 7, 2014 |

In China, Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline’s biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world […]

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Scania delivers ED95 bus in China with up to 150 more seen this year

Scania delivers ED95 bus in China with up to 150 more seen this year

July 16, 2014 |

In India, Scania has delivered its first ED95 Metro-link bus that will run between Chennai and Kochi. The buses will be manufactured in India at the production facility near Bangalore beginning in August. Between 100 and 150 of the ED95 buses will be delivered in India by the end of the year.  

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Novozymes sees China building second-gen plant in next two years

Novozymes sees China building second-gen plant in next two years

July 7, 2014 |

In China, Novozymes expects a commercial-scale second-generation plant to be online within the next two years, with between 50,000 and 100,000 tons of capacity, with several more plants online in five years. The company expects 1 million tons of second-generation production to be online in the next five years, with China contributing a large part […]

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New study shows Chinese biodiesel production at less than half capacity

New study shows Chinese biodiesel production at less than half capacity

June 30, 2014 |

In New York, a new study says development of biodiesel started late in China, serving as one of the industries vigorously supported by the government. China has released Renewable Energy Law and National Standard for Biodiesel (B5) Blend in 2005 and 2010, respectively. According to ResearchInChina, in 2013, China’s total capacity of biodiesel exceeded 3.7 […]

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China suspends all imports of US-produced DDGS

China suspends all imports of US-produced DDGS

June 9, 2014 |

In China, the country’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine has suspended import permits for US-produced DDGS, effective June 6, because it deems “too high a risk” the inclusion of MIR 162, a GMO corn variety China hasn’t approved. So far about 600,000 metric tons of US-produced DDGS has tested positive for MIR […]

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China and India seen dominating Asian biofuels landscape

China and India seen dominating Asian biofuels landscape

June 4, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, driven by aggressive mandates, government support and cost advantages, China and India – the world’s two most populous countries – dominate Asia’s alternative fuels landscape, according to Lux Research. However, even strong growth will leave these nations short of their self-imposed targets. Ethanol is booming in China, thanks to the nation’s 10% blend […]

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