(BUSINESS SPECTATOR) Australian company Muradel has converted algae into ‘green crude’ at pilot scale. [Read more...]
(JAKARTA POST) Indonesia, the world’s biggest palm oil producer, will spend at least US$2.7 billion to build crude palm oil (CPO) processing facilities until 2014 to further boost the country’s CPO production capacity, an executive from the palm oil producer association has said. [Read more...]
(ECONOMIC TIMES) State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) today said it has developed technology that will help advance the use of non-edible oil extracted from plants like Jatropha (bio-diesel) in auto fuels. [Read more...]
(BUSINESS INSIDER) The world is hungry for palm oil, but as the biggest producer countries run out of viable land for planting palm trees, the production landscape is shifting. [Read more...]
(BIOMASS MAGAZINE) A project in Indiana is upgrading biogas into transportation-quality fuel. Anaergia Inc. designed, built and now operates the facility, located at Fair Oaks Farms. [Read more...]
(RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS) The pros and cons of the roasting process – torrefaction – for biomass crops is now under scrutiny as never before by university research teams around the UK, as Andrew Mourant reports. [Read more...]
The final report for Duke University’s groundbreaking biogas research project has been released.
It reveals the development of a pioneering economic analysis modeling platform that incorporates all aspects of a statewide biogas-to-electricity infrastructure.
Duke’s announcement, Study Evaluates Strategies for Generating Electricity From Hog Waste, says that the economics can work out good for a scaled-up biogas infrastructure in North Carolina. It has just never been done before. [Read more...]
(VIETNAM.NET) Lan and Huong are two of 600 young intellectuals who have been assigned to work as deputy chairmen in poor areas. [Read more...]