ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) have announced that by utilizing REG’s patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel.
Twelve SMEs, industrial, and scientific partners, co-ordinated by Fraunhofer UMSICHT, are participating in a new ambitious research project named TO-SYN-FUEL which will build, operate, and demonstrate the production of Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen from waste biomass.
A team of chemical and biological engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found a way to produce from biomass a valuable compound used in plastic production that they estimate could lower the cost of ethanol produced from plant material by more than two dollars per gallon.
The global algae biofuel market is expected to reach $10.73 billion US by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Declining fossil fuel resources as well as rising awareness of environmental protection are expected to be the key factors driving industry growth.
GoBiGas is the world’s first industrial scale plant for production of biomethane through gasification and methanation of biomass, also called bioSNG. The plant with a capacity of 20 MWbioSNG is based on indirect gasification.
Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Chicago have found a way to convert carbon dioxide into a usable energy source using sunlight.
Ontario is leading the fight against climate change by investing up to $100 million in cap and trade proceeds over four years to support the introduction of renewable natural gas.
Within the framework of the European initiative, Bioenergy Sustaining the Future (BESTF), Göteborg Energi AB (coordinator), Chalmers University of Technology, Technische Universität Berlin and Renewable Energy Technology International AB have been granted funding from the…
An assistant research specialist at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) has designed a new strain of yeast that could improve the efficiency of making fuel from cellulosic biomass such as switchgrass.
An organic garden and farm products manufacturer is taking its green message a step further by creating its own biodiesel to run its fleet of trucks. © Peats Soil Peats Soil, which makes potting mixes,…
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