Volume 1, Issue 3
Published: July 1, 2007
On 10 January 2007 the European Commission pitched several ideas for a new Energy Policy for Europe. ... [Read more]
They became known as the 49ers; the tens of thousands of men, from the US, Hawaii, Mexico, Peru, Chile, and China, who flocked to the goldfields of California in 1849. ... [Read more]
For over a decade Thailand has been a leader in providing a business climate favourable to the production of renewable energy sources. Now Thailand is on the verge of becoming the region's leading... [Read more]
Indian-based Mint Biofuels is reported to be the only company in the country which is active in all areas of biodiesel - from R&D, plantations, and manufacturing to biodiesel production, biogas and power... [Read more]
Around 27% of children under five in developing countries do not have enough to eat (approximately 146 million). This is according to a Unicef report published last year, and with figures like these it... [Read more]
The fledgling UK biofuels industry has been subject to much speculation since the government announced plans for a Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) in November 2005. ... [Read more]
Biofuels can be produced from a multitude of feedstocks, from traditional corn or rapeseed oil, to the more unconventional used cooking oil or cheese. ... [Read more]
Miscanthus is a species of perennial C4 grasses originating from Asia, which was first introduced into Europe in the 19th century as an ornamental garden plant, but the majority of miscanthus planted for... [Read more]
Biodiesel is now a buzzword across the world. In the 1970s, the relationship between agriculture, industry and energy underwent a huge realignment. Until the 1970s, for instance, a bushel of wheat cost... [Read more]
Environmental concerns, the possibility of petroleum shortages, and price rises have persuaded many governments that biofuels should form part of their overall fuel strategy. ... [Read more]
The global market for biofuels is presently being driven by a handful of key variables setting the scene for tremendous market growth in biodiesel by the year 2020. ... [Read more]
Biofuels must not only be fit for purpose but must also meet increasingly tough emission standards, while maintaining vehicle performance and fuel supply reliability. ... [Read more]