China’s biofuel: bioethanol and biodiesel policy is driven by three goals, says the US Foreign Agriculture Service in a report published in late September. The FAS lists China’s objectives as including: improving welfare of Chinese rural citizens strengthening China’s energy security and reducing oil dependence mitigating noxious emissions
It seems that the Basque people of Northern Spain have decided it is time to move to biofuels, well at least their environmental department. According to the a Basque technology website blog… the Saab 9.5 Biopower will be the new fleet vehicle for the Basque Energy Authority (EEE-EVE). This vehicle can use bioethanol in its […]
If its not alge then its bacteria… Bacteria to run our cars, warm our homes from PhysOrg.com The United States Department of Energy has devoted $1.6 million to sequencing the DNA of six photosynthetic bacteria that Washington University in St. Louis biologists will examine for their potential as one of the next great sources of […]
Ok, so the phones themselves are not directly biodiesel powered, but…
Chris Rhodes’ Energy Balance blog has an interesting insight into how bioethanol could feature in the UK’s future fuel mix. Rhodes examines some of the UK’s Royal Society of Chemistry’s Policy Bulletin on Energy Policy (published October 2006). I think he sums up the current situation quite nicely when he says: There is no way […]
According to biopact.com James Monroe is offering modular equipment to biofuel producers in the developing world to make a range of biofuels like, bioethanol from fruit other waste products that are can be converted into sugars. These plants are suitable for decentralised production, say biopact.
The news about Google and YouTube got me thinking this morning so I’ve pulled together a bunch of resources on youtube about biofuels, biodiesel, bioethanol. The vids are a pretty eclectic mix ranging from people pouring cooking oil in to their cars with little obvious ill effects to sorting through brassicas for the oily bits. […]