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  • Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation bio-based chemicals, and specialty chemical company Rhodia, member of the Solvay Group, are to begin joint development and operation of a biobutanol demonstration facility in Brazil. The pilot plant moves the companies a step closer to the ...

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  • Qatar Airways, Qatar Science and Technology Park and Qatar Petroleum are to jointly carry out engineering and economic analysis for the development of sustainable aviation biofuel, with support from Airbus. Seven months ago, together with US-based Verno Systems, the companies embarked on a feasibili...

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  • Nyoman Sugiartha, of the London School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, was this year's winner of the Energy Institute's London and Home Counties Branch student paper competition. Here follows a summary of the winning paper.

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  • In US, the Boeing-backed second-generation algae biofuels are to be tested by Air New Zealand, Continental Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways. Algae's attractions include non freezing at high altitudes (cf. alcohols) and are a non-food, low-water energy source.

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  • A secretariat running the United Nations’ Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) has been opened at the Rome headquarters of the UN Food & Agriculture Organisation, reports Keith Nuthall. The body is charged with promoting bioenergy, helping international exchanges of know-how and technology, promoting...

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  • Chevron and Weyerhaeuser are to create a 50:50 joint venture company focused on developing the next generation of renewable transportation fuels from non-food sources. The joint venture - Catchlight Energy - will research and develop technology for converting cellulose-based biomass into economical,...

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  • In UK, TMO Renewables demonstrate a second generation technology of converting non-food biomatter such as grains, wheat straw, newspapers, municipal waste, and distiller's grains into ethanol. The technology is based on a thermophilic organism in the form of a single-cell geobacillus bacterium commo...

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  • In US, ConocoPhillips and Tyson Foods have teamed up to produce renewable diesel fuel from the fatty by-products of beef, pork and poultry using a proprietary thermal depolymerisation technology with hydrocarbon feedstock. The resultant product has improved storage stability and handling characteris...

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  • In US, Kiverdi in California is researching a 'carbon engineering' GTL technology for transforming waste carbon from forests, farming , food production and flue gases into jet fuel by means of high-yield microbes. This process is claimed to be more economical than biological methane-dependent feedst...

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  • In US, ConocoPhillips, the National Renewal Energy Laboratory and Iowa State University are collaborating in identifying promising cellulose biomatter conversion technologies to utilise materials such as corn stalks, stems, leaves, hardy grasses, fast growing trees and other non-food agricultural re...

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