European governments and companies to invest € 22 bln. in innovation

The European Commission, EU Member States and European industry will invest more than €22 billion over the next seven years in innovation for sectors that deliver high quality jobs. Most of the investment will go to five public-private partn... Lees verder »

Finnish researchers produce biofuel from forest residues

Scientists from VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland say biofuels can be produced from lignocellulosic biomass, mainly bark and forest residues, for a price of less than about $5 per gallon. Technology based on pressurized fluidized-bed gasif... Lees verder »

Algenporoef bij Yara Sluiskil

Kunstmestfabriek Yara begint een tweejarige proef om met behulp van algen stikstof uit afvalwater te verwijderen. Yara loost nu nog elke dag 600 kubieke meter proceswater. Het bedrijf wil dit terugbrengen en dat kan mogelijk door algen in ... Lees verder »

EU Report:

Bioenergy production must use resources more efficiently, says a new report from the European Environment Agency, and follow EU resource efficiency principles.  The report, ' EU bioenergy from a resource efficiency perspective ', primarily ... Lees verder »

Cellectis genetically engineers algae for biofuels

French-based genome engineering specialist Cellectis announced it has successfully used engineered nucleases to genetically reprogram diatoms, a major group of algae, to produce biofuels. Source: Domestic Fuel, July 1, 2013 Lees verder »

Science for Energy – new thematic report

The third in the JRC's series of thematic reports has been published. Entitled ' Science for Energy ', this new publication gives an insight into the research carried out by the JRC in the areas of energy efficiency, security of energy supply, re... Lees verder »

Can electrofuels and electrosugars save the day?

Is the ultimate industrial fuel system going to be based on electricity, waste CO2 and brackish water – to return society to the days of energy abundance? It will take a mighty production microorganism, but R&D is well underway and... Lees verder »

New algae bioreactor debuted by University of Alicante group

Tthe Research Group in Polymer Processing and Pyrolysis at the University of Alicante has designed an algae bioreactor it said is easily scalable to larger production, allows mass production, less cleaning and maintenance operations, better use o... Lees verder »

Aussie aviation biofuels would cost $301 per barrel using current technology, research finds

In Australia, a technoeconomic analysis of renewable aviation fuel from microalgae, Pongamia pinnata, and sugarcane found that based on currently available data, biorefineries processing the microalgae, Pongamia seeds, and sugarcane feedstocks wo... Lees verder »

US has land, water to support 25 billion gallons of algae biofuels: new study

A new analysis shows that the nation’s land and water resources could likely support the growth of enough algae to produce up to 25 billion gallons of algae-based fuel a year in the United States, one-twelfth of the country’s yearly n... Lees verder »
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