Tag: Oakland Biofuels

Scotland teaming up to produce ethanol from bracken

Scotland teaming up to produce ethanol from bracken

September 13, 2016 |

In the UK, Oakland Biofuels is working with Scottish Land & Estates to explore the possibility of producing ethanol from bracken. A demonstration of the equipment used to harvest the nuisance plant was held near Blair Atholl last week, showing farmers and landowners how it could be useful thanks to processing rather than spraying it […]

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Oakland Biofuels looks to set up cellulosic ethanol production using bracken in Wales

Oakland Biofuels looks to set up cellulosic ethanol production using bracken in Wales

September 14, 2015 |

In the UK, Oakland Biofuels is preparing to use bracken as feedstock for cellulosic ethanol and is looking to source it from farms all around Wales. The company plans to install Europe’s first facility using bracken in Wales itself. The hard-to-reach bracken that grows mostly on hillsides will be harvested using equipment imported from Europe […]

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