News

Indian refinery to produce bioethanol from bamboo

Sulzer technology is helping to convert bamboo into bioethanol in a pioneering Indian refinery. India’s national objective of achieving self-sufficiency in energy and reducing its fossil fuel footprint is being supported by Sulzer’s expertise in pump manufacturing and refinery processes. The country’s first biorefinery, Assam Bio Refinery, built by Chempolis technology, is a new joint […]

biofuel

Arbor Renewables to start work on new biofuels plant

Arbor Renewable Gas has selected a 53-acre site for its first renewable biofuel plant.The Spindletop Plant is located in Beaumont, Texas, and was selected for its access to critical infrastructure and feedstock.The plant will produce approximately 1,000 barrels per day of high quality “drop-in” renewable fuel.The biofuel will be produced from woody biomass generated from […]

Biorefinery to reopen on back on UK E10 plans

Vivergo Fuels site in Hull will be re-opening following an announcement by the Department for Transport that E10 petrol will be introduced at pumps across the UK from September. Established in 2012, the site was the only dedicated bioethanol plant in the UK and represented the second largest infrastructure project after the Olympics. However, in […]

Irish Bioenergy Association pushes for government support to boost sector

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has in recent weeks circulated its bioenergy proposals to representatives across the political spectrum. The organisation is lobbying for Ireland’s Programme for Government to incorporate bioenergy measures and support to assist economic recovery, emissions reduction targets and climate action. Ireland has a “considerable natural advantage” when it comes to growing […]

biofuels battle fossil fuels

Groups unite against battle with fossil fuels

After years of fighting their own political battles, advocates of ethanol and electric vehicles are tentatively uniting against a shared enemy – fossil fuels. More than two dozen organisations have come together for nearly two years in Minnesota to work on a “technologically neutral, policy proposal to decarbonise transportation, which has overtaken electricity production as […]