Tag: sustainable

The Resources for Scale-up: The Digest’s 2017 Multi Slide Guide to Passmore Group’s view on sustainable project development

The Resources for Scale-up: The Digest’s 2017 Multi Slide Guide to Passmore Group’s view on sustainable project development

May 29, 2017 |

The Passmore Group? It’s like global advanced technology wrapped up inside a maple leaf. There’s hardly a technology wave that’s in any way sustainable or renewable that Jeff Passmore et al have not played a Canadian part in over the past 20 years. The enduring challenge? Getting across the Valley of Death and to scale. For […]

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Displacing petroleum and fossil fuels with sustainable bio-based feedstock: time to get smarter

Displacing petroleum and fossil fuels with sustainable bio-based feedstock: time to get smarter

October 4, 2015 |

By Michele Rubino, Special to The Digest Displacing the use of petroleum and other fossil fuels embedded in everyday products with bio-based, renewable resources is – and has been for a long time – a necessity for human societies. It is also the goal of an entire industry. A recent toxic combination of low oil […]

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Advanced biofuel feedstocks – an assessment of sustainability

Advanced biofuel feedstocks – an assessment of sustainability

February 16, 2014 |

28 waste feedstocks – a comprehensive overview of what is sustainable, affordable, reliable, available – is this the most comprehensive survey ever? In the UK, a comprehensive 28-feedstock assessment, commissioned by the UK Department for Transport from E4Tech, presents evidence on feedstock supply potentials and prices, the maturity and costs of different biofuel production options, […]

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UK farmers say red tape choking sustainable biofuels

UK farmers say red tape choking sustainable biofuels

[ 0 ] November 14, 2010 |

In the UK, the National Farmers Union is sticking up for grain farmers who claim that grain suppliers for biofuels production are imposing too much red tape in order to comply with sustainability criteria. UK merchants have presented farmers will paperwork relating to the German RedCert scheme with the belief that that is required in […]

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