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PhD thesis proposes use of ethanol and heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production

by Elhuyar Fundazioa - Basque Research  (Nov. 10, 2014)

For her PhD thesis, chemical engineer Inés Reyero Zaragoza proposed the substitution of methanol by ethanol for the production of biodiesel and the use of a heterogeneous catalyst, which will “result in a reduction of costs and in the environmental impact associated with the production of this biofuel”. One of the novel ...

Pongamia in conjunction with Moringa improves biodiesel economics, BBA reports

by Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP)  (Sep. 4, 2014)

Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is the Global authority for scientific commercialization of nonfood fuel crop. CJP is dedicated to the development of oil seed bearing trees - non-food multiple vegetable oil plantation and technologies in order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel ...

Biodiesel Business Academy study finds more oil per acre with Pogamia intercropped with Moringa

by Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP)  (Jul. 23, 2014)

Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is the Global authority for scientific commercialization of nonfood fuel crop. CJP is dedicated to the development of oil seed bearing trees - non-food multiple vegetable oil plantation and technologies in order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel ...

USDA announces support for producers of advanced biofuel

by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)  (Sep. 12, 2013)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making payments to support the production of advanced biofuel. USDA is making nearly $15.5 million in payments to 188 producers through the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program. USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O'Brien made the ...

Moringa Biodiesel and Food Security

by Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP)  (Aug. 11, 2013)

Globally, about 870 million people do not have enough to eat, and more than two billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, according to United Nations (UN) food agencies. The Moringa tree is increasingly considered as one of the world's most valuable natural resources, as the main constituents of the tree have several nutritive ingredients. Its ...

Biodiesel Market Global Research and Analysis 2014-2018

by ReportsnReports  (Aug. 1, 2014)

During the past decade, biodiesel has attracted considerable attention as a non-toxic fuel because of its environmental benefits and because it is made from sources such as vegetable oil and animal fat. However, still it hasn't been able to garner the market to its full potential. The growth of the Global Biodiesel market is primarily dependent ...

Lignol consolidates majority shareholding of Territory Biofuels with plans to re-start the largest biodiesel refinery in Australia

by Lignol Energy Corporation  (May 27, 2013)

Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sectors, today announced that it has agreed to acquire an additional 2.67 million shares of Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") for A$1 million under a TBF private placement offering transaction, which also ...

Biodiesel Says: What Polar Vortex?

by United Soybean Board (USB)  (Mar. 4, 2014)

Diesel engines and cold weather are not known to be close friends, but it’s a manageable relationship. This year’s cold snaps proved to be a particular challenge for diesel users across the country,   biodiesel users included. But, according to the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), biodiesel blends performed as well as diesel ...

The clock is ticking for bio-diesel from used cooking oil

by BusinessGreen  (Apr. 26, 2011)

When Government announced in December 2009 that it would extend the tax differential for bio-diesel produced from used cooking oil until April 2012, bio-diesel producers across the UK breathed a huge sigh of relief. This was a stay of execution for cutting edge fuel producers and their customers, who were committed to using high-blend bio-diesel ...

Evogene's Subsidiary, Evofuel, and T6 Industrial to Collaborate on Biodiesel Feedstock Production in Argentina

by Marketwire  (May 22, 2012)

Evogene Ltd. (TASE: EVGN) and T6 Industrial S.A., a leading biodiesel producer in Argentina, today announced that Evofuel Ltd., Evogene's wholly owned subsidiary, and T6 Industrial S.A., entered a collaboration for development of castor bean seeds as a sustainable and cost competitive feedstock for biodiesel production. Under the collaboration, ...

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