Bioenergy News for August 2011
The UK's Renewable Energy Association has launched a campaign urging the Government to Back Biomass heat and power in its proposals on the incentives regime for renewable energy.
30 August, 2011
US biodiesel production in the first half of 2011 has already surpassed the total for 2010, spurred by Congress' reinstatement of the biofuel tax incentive.
25 August, 2011
The US Departments of Agriculture, Energy and the Navy will invest up to US$510 million over the next three years in partnership with the private sector to produce drop-in aviation and marine biofuels for military and commercial transportation.
24 August, 2011
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Energy (DoE) have awarded 10 grants totalling US$12.2 million to spur research into the cost efficiency of growing biofuels and bioenergy crops.
23 August, 2011
A 4.8 MW waste-to-energy project has opened at Veolia Environment North America's Wisconsin Hickory Meadows Landfill.
22 August, 2011
Investment in renewable fuel start-ups with flexible feedstock or diverse end products reached an all-time high of US$698 million in 2010, according to Lux Research.
19 August, 2011
Tesco's waste-to-energy derived ethanol biofuel has qualified for Ofgem's Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs).
18 August, 2011
Researchers have located the gene controlling ethanol production capacity in a microorganism, which could lead to increased biomass ethanol yield at lower costs.
16 August, 2011
The Stockton on Tees plant will be capable of processing thousands of tonnes of waste into energy
15 August, 2011
The two companies have started a programme to use jatropha hybrids for biodiesel production in India
15 August, 2011
Two new Drax biomass stations in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire have been given the go ahead.
12 August, 2011
The sensor array will manage hundreds of interactions critical to large-scale algae production sites
10 August, 2011
Joule has patented its method for increasing the ethanol production capability of a photosynthetic microorganism.
08 August, 2011
South Africa’s news 20-year plan calls for 42% of new energy generation capacity to come from renewable sources.
03 August, 2011
A Fortune 500 company has placed an order for two full-scale FT microchannel reactors for a synthetic fuels plant in the US.
02 August, 2011