Bioenergy News for July 2009

Bioenergy News Archive

Biofuels should replace aviation jet fuel says think tank

UK think tank Policy Exchange recommends wide scale deployment of sustainable biofuel for use in the aviation industry to meet UK’s 2050 emissions cut.

Large scale UK biomass plant gets go ahead

The £500m Tees Renewable Energy Plant, located at Teesport, and being developed by British company MGT Power Limited has received consent from the British Government under Section 36 of the Electricity Act.

Renewable energy in Asia - a roundup

Renewable Energy Focus' Asian correspondent, Azam Mahmood, provides an overview over renewable energy projects and politics in Asia.

The US House approves the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454) legislation.

Some – most notably Al Gore - are hailing the decision as the most important legislation Congress will ever pass. It sees the US pledging to cut emissions by 17% (below 2005 levels) by 2020, and 83% by 2050.

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