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NREL Finds Easier Ways to Deconstruct Biomass

If there’s an easier, more efficient method, science will find a way. That’s certainly the case in producing cellulosic biofuels, which, at least for now, requires a two-step process to free the sugars trapped in plant matter and convert them into something else. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) […]

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Clean Electricity Generation: Partnership Makes Biofuel Accessible to Everyone

At several locations around the world, a partnership of international companies will start construction of facilities, where biocoal will be produced on a commercial scale. This biocoal can be used as sustainable fuel in power plants and heating installations all over the world, giving a boost to reducing climate change. Of all resources used for […]

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Curtain Raiser: International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels, ICSB 2018

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Union to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation. As part of the initiative, participating countries have committed to double Clean Energy Research and Development investments over five years. The Sustainable Biofuel is one of the Seven Mission Innovation Challenges and India Co-leads […]

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Student of IIT Kharagpur bags award at Clean Energy Conference in Paris

A fourth year of IIT Kharagpur has won an award at an international conference on ‘Clean and Green Energy’ in Paris, an IIT KGP statement said today. Ankur Mehta, a chemical engineering student of IIT Kharagpur, was awarded the ‘Best (Oral) Presentation Certificate’ in the seventh edition of the three-day International Conference on Clean and […]

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Post Budget 2018 Reaction: Ratul Puri, Chairman, Hindustan Power

Ratul Puri, Chairman, Hindustan Power  said We appreciate the Union Budget’s vision of the power sector as enabler of the common man’s access to the benefits of infrastructure development. This can be seen in the provisions for electrification of 4000 km of existing railway lines, bringing 4 crore unconnected homes to the electricity grid at […]

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Qantas To Operate World’s First US-Australia Biofuel Flight

Qantas has announced that it will operate the world’s first bio-fuel flight between the United States and Australia. The Los Angeles to Melbourne flight will take place early next year, in collaboration with World Fuel Services and Altair Fuels,  and will see Qantas’ new Dreamliner being powered by Brassica Carinata (carinata), a non-food, industrial type […]

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Abengoa starts the Engineering & Construction contract of the first plant to produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste in USA

Abengoa will undertake the work for Fulcrum BioEnergy after financial closure for the project was successfully reached. Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has received Notice to Proceed on what will be the first plant that will produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) […]

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