Climate profit when also palm oil residue PFAD is used as biofuel

FATTY ACID RESIDUES FROM THE PALM OIL REFINING PROCESS FINDS A MARKET. The palm oil tree is the world most efficient oil producing crop. Its main products are used for food, feed, chemistry and energy. India, China and Europe are the main importers.  The total production of palm oil and palm

Biomass and biofuels in the EU: Emotion-based policymaking?

Agroetanol 90 percent climate reductions

Biomass and biofuels in the EU: Emotion-based policymaking? Written by Francis X. Johnson   The European Commission’s tinkering on biomass policy effectively promotes oil over economically viable and sustainable biofuels, writes Francis X. Johnson. This blog was originally published on EURACTIV. Consider a region that depends heavily on imported fossil fuels, especially for transport—importing nearly

Biobased industry in Europe – Strategic innovation and research

This Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda, or SIRA, sets out the main technological and innovation challenges to developing sustainable and competitive bio-based industries in Europe. It reflects the industries’ vision of a competitive, innovative and sustainable Europe leading the transition towards a bioeconomy. The SIRA identifies research, demonstration and deployment activities

Trash into treasure Sandia discovers the structure of LigM a lignin breaking enzyme

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Amanda Kohler and Ken Sale study the bacteria they used to produce LigM the enzyme used to break down lignin derivates. (Photo by Dino Vournas)  Decoded  LigM, an enzyme that breaks down molecules derived from lignin. Decoded,  the structure and behavior of LigM, an enzyme that breaks

US DOE – 2016 Billion-ton Bioeconomy Report

2016 Billion-ton Bioeconomy Report from US Department of Energy /conbio.info/2016-09-07/ Within 25 years, the United States could produce enough biomass to support a bioeconomy, including renewable aquatic and terrestrial biomass resources that could be used for energy and to develop products for economic, environmental, social, and national security benefits. DOE the department

Alabama Black Pellets Brings Heat and Power to Paris

American steam exploded wood pellets, black pellets, replace coal for heat and power in Paris. /inbio.biz/Lennart ljungblom/2016-08-30/ The steam exploded pellets, branded black pellets, are produced in Selma Alabama and shipped from Mobile to Port of Rouen and transported by train to the coal power plant Saint-Ouen in the north of Paris. In Paris will  the

Sobacken ny energi och miljöanläggning i Borås

I Borås bygger man nu ett nytt fliseldat kraftvärmeverk och avloppsreningsverk vid avfallshanteringen Sobacken inbio.biz/2016-08-30/ Borås energianläggning Ryaverket är obevekligt på väg att nå sin tekniska livslängd. Den liksom det lika gamla avloppsreningsverket vid Gässlösa betjänar fortfarande förtjänstfullt kommunens 108 000 invånare, men när kommunen växer, räcker inte kapaciteten längre till. Likaså ökar