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FAO’s case studies on small-scale bioenergy initiatives

The FAO has pdf on the impacts that small scale biofuels initiatives have had on the lives of participants in the developing world. It is downloadable as a PDF.  The report is interesting because it approaches the users and producers of biofuels as being market participants. 

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AMFI enewsletter arrives

I’ve just been sent a copy of the AMFI enewsletter. The AMFI is the group which is implementing the Agreement on Advanced Motor Fuels of the International Energy Agency. It appears four times each year, apparently, and gives  around up of some of the more obscure, but vital legislation behind biofuels implementation. Contact Paivi.Aakko@vtt.fi if […]

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There’s a plan!

The US National Biodiesel Research and Development Board has plan for Biofuels. Published two days ago…it will be interesting to see if it changes much after January…. in the light of Obama’s victory in the polls last night.

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FAO wants biofuel support examined and outlines world biofuel capacity

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation wants subsisidies, tariffs and tax-breaks for biofuels production examined and possibly reduced in a press release which marks the publication of its annual report The State of Food. That report makes a compelling case for the use of cellulosic routes to biofuels, and by implication for much greater […]

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Biofuels emit more carbon than fossil fuels

Increasing production of biofuels to combat climate change will release between two and nine times more carbon gases over the next 30 years than fossil fuels, according to the first comprehensive analysis of emissions from biofuels in today’s Guardian Unlimited. The original work is in Nature, so its hard to read unless you subcribe. But […]

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Chemsystms biogasoline report

ChemSytems, a petrochemical consultancy has published a biogasoline report.

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UN statistics are freely available

A whole raft of United Nations statistical data became available free on 1 May 2007. Enjoy yourselves.

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Ethanol Fuel Markets

Ethanol Fuel Markets are studied in a new report from researchandmarkets based in Dublin, Ireland. It can be yours for Euro 2831 as a PDF.

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Sri Biodiesel report

New biodiesel report

The environmental credentials of biodiesel are impeccable. The use of biodiesel reduces greenhouse gas emissions compared with the use of fossil fuels. This has made it attractive to national governments seeking to meet their obligations under the Kyoto Protocol. Biodiesel also has a favorable energy balance and can be made sustainably from renewable oilseed resources. […]

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