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Waste-to-energy project in Lahore enters into second phase of development

Waste-to-energy project in Lahore enters into second phase of development

January 5, 2023 |

In Pakistan, UrduPoint reported that the waste-to-energy project of Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has entered into its second phase of development. A meeting on project was held between LWMC Chairman Atif Chaudhry and Punjab Power Development Board Managing Director Sania Awais in which various points of the project were discussed, according to the report. […]

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PS Energy Group gets ISCC certification for biodiesel products

PS Energy Group gets ISCC certification for biodiesel products

January 5, 2023 |

In Singapore, Manifold Times reported that Singapore-based fuel and lubricant distributor PS Energy Group said through its subsidiary PS Energy Pte Ltd, it received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) for its biodiesel products. The company’s biodiesel offerings are used in both marine and land applications, according to the report. An ISCC certification helps […]

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Schleich announces global sustainability initiative

Schleich announces global sustainability initiative

January 5, 2023 |

In North Carolina, Schleich, a toy manufacturer and supplier of realistic animal figures, announces a new global initiative with the goal of producing figurines and playsets that are made exclusively of sustainable materials by 2027. Schleich said it is optimizing and certifying all products and packaging in accordance with the Cradle to Cradle sustainability principle […]

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South Korean shipbuilders moves towards green fuels

South Korean shipbuilders moves towards green fuels

January 5, 2023 |

In South Korea, Pulse reported that the country’s big three shipyards are accelerating their efforts to build green ships using biofuels. According to the report, HD Hyundai, Korea’s largest shipbuilding group, has recently succeeded in developing the country’s first marine engine that uses a blended fuel of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and hydrogen with its […]

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NTPC, Tecnimont to jointly explore green methanol production in India

NTPC, Tecnimont to jointly explore green methanol production in India

January 5, 2023 |

In India, Mint reported that local power producer NTPC signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Italy-based Maire Tecnimont Group’s Indian arm Tecnimont Pvt to jointly evaluate and explore the possibility to develop a commercial-scale green methanol production facility at the NTPC project in India. The scope of this green methanol project includes capturing […]

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Chemanol’s methanol plant expansion set for completion in Q1 2023

Chemanol’s methanol plant expansion set for completion in Q1 2023

January 5, 2023 |

In Saudi Arabia, Arab News reported that Saudi Arabia’s Methanol Chemicals Co. said that the workson its $80 million methanol plant expansion project in Jubail will be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2023. The company noted that the construction of the project had faced delays. In a filing with the Saudi […]

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Petron gets regulatory approval for biofuels venture

Petron gets regulatory approval for biofuels venture

January 5, 2023 |

In the Philippines, BusinessWorld reported that Petron Corp. has secured regulatory approval on its planned biofuels venture. In a regulatory filing, Petron said the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved an amendment to the company’s articles of incorporation that will allow it to construct and operate a coco-methyl ester plant and secure relevant permits for […]

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Japanese researchers find new method for effective compression of plant biomass for alternate fuel

Japanese researchers find new method for effective compression of plant biomass for alternate fuel

January 5, 2023 |

In Japan, the University of Okayama said that a group of researchers have developed a novel mechanical compression method to squeeze maximum benefits from plant biomass for alternate fuel and anti-viral applications. “Biomass is readily available in nature and its organic composition makes it a top choice for an environment-friendly energy resource. However, plant biomass […]

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India approves $2.3 billion fund to support green hydrogen production

India approves $2.3 billion fund to support green hydrogen production

January 5, 2023 |

In India, the government announced it has approved a $2.3 billion fund to support production, use and exports of green hydrogen. The funding represents a first step toward establishing the capacity to produce at least 5 million metric tons of green hydrogen by the end of this decade. The aim of the funding initiative is […]

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Geo Biogás & Tech to invest in new plants, SAF testings

Geo Biogás & Tech to invest in new plants, SAF testings

January 4, 2023 |

In Brazil, Estadao reported that local firm Geo Biogás & Tech would invest $110 million to install renewable energy generation plants. The firm already has three plants in operation and four under construction. The report also stated that the company invested $ 2.7 million in 2022 to build two pilot plants near the Tamboara unit. […]

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