Bioenergy News for May 2011

Bioenergy News Archive

Scotch whisky biomass CHP starts construction Scotch whisky biomass CHP starts construction

Construction on a £60.5 million biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Rothes in Speyside, Scotland, has begun.

Is the bioethanol market reaching its limit?

Biofuels are more and more in demand with increasing oil prices and policies promoting emission reductions, but can the biofuels market source enough feedstocks to meet demand?

Trucks and buses on Neste Oil’s biodiesel

The Challenge Bibendum in Berlin saw Iveco trucks and buses running on Neste Oil’s NExBTL biodiesel.

Call for ethical standards for biofuels

As biofuels become more widespread, there is a need to ensure that biofuels are produced in an ethical manner, according to an article in the latest issue of the journal Global Change Biology Bioenergy.

Korean green growth centre opens in Denmark

The Republic of Korea’s Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is establishing its first regional office outside the Republic of Korea at Risø DTU in Denmark.

Aston Martin running on bio-methanol Aston Martin running on bio-methanol

An Aston Martin Vantage FlexFuel was running on bio-methanol (M60) at the British round of the Dutch Supercar Challenge at Donington Park, UK, 7-8 May.

Biofuels only option for aviation transport industry?

Biofuels could be key for the aviation transport industry to reach its CO2 emission reduction targets, according to management and strategy consultancy Booz & Company.