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January 13, 2009
Lurgi says it will build a second-generation biofuel plant at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany in a joint project with the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology. It will be based on...
December 22, 2008
There are several obstacles, including the weak economy, that threaten to stall alternative fuel investments in 2009, producers say. In fact, signs of a slowdown are already appearing...
December 18, 2008
Researchers led by Lin Zhuang, professor of chemistry at Wuhan University (Wuhan, China), say they have developed a nickel-based catalyst for creating anodes in fuel cells. The anode...
November 10, 2008
Dow Chemical and coal mining company Shenhua Group (Beijing) are on course to complete a detailed feasibility study next year for a previously announced coal-to-chemicals joint venture...
November 4, 2008
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) says it has entered into an agreement with Grupo Cabrera (São José, Brazil) to form...
October 28, 2008
Honeywell subsidiary UOP says it was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support the development of...
October 27, 2008
DSM says it has launched a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for enzyme R&D that enables commercially viable production of biofuels from nonfood or...
October 24, 2008
Novozymes aims to make it possible by 2010 to use its enzymes to produce ethanol from agricultural waste, such as straws and corn stover, says Thomas Videbæk, executive...
October 20, 2008
DuPont says it 50-50 joint venture with Danisco’s Genencor, DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol, broke ground on its first pilot-scale biorefinery and biofuel R&D facility at...
October 15, 2008
Accelergy says it has launched an integrated coal-to-liquids fuels program aimed at producing cleaner fuels and chemical products...
October 14, 2008
DuPont says it 50-50 joint venture with Danisco’s Genencor, DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol, broke ground on its first pilot-scale biorefinery and biofuels R&D facility...
October 13, 2008
  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Novozymes $12.3 million to fund an R&D project to increase the efficiency of enzymes for converting waste biomass to...
September 24, 2008
I’d like to see the chemical sector doing more… research and development on nature-based chemistry; the way microbes, fungi, plants and animals have evolved and perfected, over billions of years, super efficient and novel ways of harvesting sunlight up to making substances that appear to avoid antibiotic resistance; in short, the field of biomimicry....
September 22, 2008
Royal Dutch Shell has signed biofuel research agreements with a total of six universities in Brazil, China, the U.K. and the U.S. The agreements are with the Massachusetts Institute of...
September 22, 2008
The Indian government has approved a national policy on biofuels that aims to increase bioethanol and biodiesel content in gasoline and diesel to 20% by 2017. Gasoline containing about...
September 19, 2008
The European Parliament’s Industry and Energy Committee voted 50-2 to scale back the European Commission’s previously announced plans to make renewable sources account for...
September 11, 2008
A survey commissioned by the European Union (EU) published today has found that 76% of citizens in the region think that not enough is being done by corporations and industry to combat...
September 10, 2008
The establishment of a global biofuels industry “will be much more difficult to achieve than originally thought,” according to a study published this week by consulting...
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