Bioenergy News for October 2009

Bioenergy News Archive

Research into renewable biofuel to reduce reliance on diesel imports

Aston University in Birmingham, UK, is involved in a €3.73 million (£3.4m) research project, which will transform organic residues from biofuel production processes into a renewable biofuel that can reduce reliance on fossil diesel imports.

Renewable energy can reduce 20% of world goal for GHG emissions

Renewable energy could reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 2741 Mt by 2030 under accelerated environmental policies, according to the International Energy Agency.

UK legislation still penalises waste streams that could provide energy UK legislation still penalises waste streams that could provide energy

UK renewable energy provider Living Fuels, a subsidiary of AIM listed REG Bio-Power, is appealing to the UK Government to draw attention to discrepancies between renewable energy strategy and current UK legislation, which the company says is holding back renewable technologies like waste to energy.

BioGasol receives a Frost & Sullivan 2009 technology innovation award

The commendation - the 2009 Global Second Generation Biofuels Technology Innovation Award - reflects the company’s ability to advance in commercialising technologies for second generation biofuels.

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Biogas being used to boost and broaden farm businesses

Farmers are increasingly turning to biogas as a means of widening their prospective business interests, according to EnviTec Biogas Ltd in Germany.

Britain’s largest biomass plant in Wales

A biomass power station that will use wood chip to produce enough electricity to power half a million homes in Wales, has been given the go ahead by the UK Environment Agency.