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Estimation of a 69 % reduction in greenhouse gases emissions for fully renewable ETBE compared to fossil gasoline

Evry (France) – 15 January 2018 – Global Bioenergies (Euronext Growth: ALGBE) has entrusted EVEA, a company specialized in calculation of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), with a study focused on the products to be manufactured in the future IBN-One plant. Fully renewable [...]

In growing algae for biofuels, it matters who used the water last

Pools at an algae farm in Borculo, east Netherlands. AP Photo/Arthur Max Sarah Loftus, Duke University Health food enthusiasts routinely shell out over US$30 per pound for dried algae powder to whip up green smoothies to fuel their bodies. [...]

Jet fuel from sugarcane? It’s not a flight of fancy

A medium-size passenger jet burns roughly 750 gallons of fuel per hour. Deepak Kumar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Stephen P. Long, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Vijay Singh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The aviation industry [...]

GE Aviation Testing 100% Gevo ATJ Fuel

Testing Being Performed as Part of FAA’s CLEEN Program to Promote the Use of Bio-Based Jet Fuels ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc.(NASDAQ:GEVO), announced today that GE Aviation had commenced jet engine combustor component testing with a jet [...]

Algae could feed and fuel planet with aid of new hi-tech tool

Vast quantities of medicines and renewable fuels could be produced by algae using a new gene-editing technique, a study suggests. Scientists have devised a method that could lead to cheap, environmentally friendly ways of making products for use in the [...]

From Trash to Tank: Upcycling of Landfill to Fuel Demonstrated in Japan

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. and LanzaTech announce breakthrough in conversion of municipal solid waste to ethanol. (Chicago, December 6 2017) SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. ("SEKISUI"), the multibillion dollar Japanese diversified chemicals company and carbon recycling company, LanzaTech, have made significant [...]