The race for ethanol domination
- Etanol e biodiesel como recursos energÃ©ticos alternativos: perspectivas da AmÃ©rica Latina e da Ãsia. MASIERO, GILMAR; LOPES, HELOISA // Revista Brasileira de PolÃtica Internacional;dic2008, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p60
This paper presents Latin American and Asian perspectives on the biofuels emerging industry. The Brazilian's possibilities of participation on this industry evolution and the involvement on the world trade for ethanol and biodiesel are discussed. Also, an investigation about who will be the main...
- Cellulosic ethanol plan imminent. Kamalick, Joe // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;5/28/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 21, p9
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to coordinate government and private sector efforts to achieve cost-effective cellulosic ethanol production within 10 years. According to John Mizroch, head of the renewable energy office of the DOE, a reformed federal...
- The biofuels promise: updated thinking. O'Neill, Graeme // Ecos;Oct/Nov2006, Issue 133, p22
The article focuses on the importance of biofuels, an obvious alternative given the recent surge in fossil fuel prices and more emphasis on environmental impacts. According to sources, the expansion of the nascent biofuels industry in Australia will deliver a cleaner, healthier and renewable...
- Ethanol Plant May Include Burial Grounds. // Funeral Monitor;9/18/2006, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p5
The article reports on the construction plan of an ethanol plant in Rogersville, Missouri. Gulfstream Bioflex Energy has plans of purchasing a 252 acres of farm field in Rogersville to build an ethanol plant that would produce fuel from corn and soybeans. The company will build fence to prevent...
- Colusa Biomass Energy receives preliminary engineering study for conversion of waste rice straw to ethanol bio-refinery. // National Petroleum News;Jul2007, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p7
The article reports that the Colusa, California-based Biomass Energy Corp. has received the preliminary engineering study for its first rice straw to ethanol bio-refinery in the heart of the state's rice growing area. Tom Bowers, Colusa Biomass Energy Corp.'s chief executive officer (CEO),...
- DEVELOPMENT OF BIOREFINERIES. // BioCycle;Apr2005, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p66
Discusses the subject of biorefineries development, an essential element in the economical and efficient production of cellulosic ethanol. Differences from oil refineries; Dependence of the economics of biorefineries upon the production of co-products such as power, protein, chemicals and...
- Keeping warm by biomass. Baltus, Jan // European Power News;Apr2001, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p19
Presents examples of actual biomass burning technology employed in the Czech Republic. Percentage of forest cover in the country; Power output of one of the largest biomass heating plants; Biofuel used for the plant; Utilization of waste wood from a Steti paper mill with a Foster Wheeler boiler.
- After Arbre--biomass bounces ahead. // Forestry & British Timber;Aug2003, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p16
Focuses on trends in biomass heating in Great Britain. Biomass energy projects from wood wastes; Features of a biomass fuel initiative in Worcestershire, England; State of the biomass heating market.
- Biofuels Reassessed. BEARDSLEY, TIMOTHY M. // BioScience;Oct2012, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p855
An introduction is presented to a report within the issue by W. Kolby Smith and colleagues on the maximum rate of global biofuel production.