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Belgium and Netherlands may grow GM poplars for biofuels

Belgium and the Netherlands may find themselves in a race to grow the first GM poplars for biofuels. According to a story in Nature Biotechnology and quoted by Biofuel Watch in an email, the Dutch Government may approve the planting of poplars for biofuel. If you can get to a library, you can see the […]

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Biofuels for municpal power generation

If you’re into using biofuels for municpal power generation, it might be worth going along to the inaugural Bio Power Generation Forum meeting in Beligium in April

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How to get your biofuel policy wrong

Belgium wins today’s prize for how to get your biofuel policy wrong. According to SenterNovem. Belgian motorists are paying over 35 million euro too much excise duty to the government because biofuels are only available at a few locations. I don’t think beligan motorists could be happy about this.

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I’m moderating the 2008 World Biofuels Markets Congress

I’m going to be moderating the plenary session of the 2008 World Biofuels Markets Congress, to be held 12th-14th March, 2008 at the Brussels Exhibition Centre, Belgium. The organisers, Greenpower conferences, are expecting around 1300 people to turn up with CEO’s banks and the financial community attending. I’ll also be appearing live and in person […]

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Energy Crops crunching the numbers

Researchers in Belgium have looked at the energy that can be released from grass and maize by anerobic digestion (that’s letting things rot down, to you and me). According to the research published in Environmental Research Web, energetically this way looks favourable. It is interesting to see research in this area. In terms of biofuels […]

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