Portuguese consortium developing advanced biofuels from vine and tree trimmings

January 28, 2020 |

In Portugal, the Lusa news agency reports that the BLC3 association is working to produce advanced biofuels from vine and fruit tree and olive tree waste. More than half a million hectares of land grow these crops around the country, providing sufficient sources of biomass. The drop-in fuel that could also use crop waste as feedstock is expected to act like agricultural diesel. BLC3 – Campus of Technology and Innovation is the country’s online biorefinery and bioeconomy development region with a focus on creating a national circular economy.

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