The Congress is leading international event on production and use of solid & liquid biofuels. The previous event gathered more than 200 senior executives from over 15 countries to discuss a variety of topics from feedstock to marketing of liquid and solid biofuels.
On April 14, 2021 the Congress will focus on the production and use of bioethanol "Fuel Bioethanol - 2021". See more...
In Russia, a student at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS has made a bioplastic from gelatin and sawdust. Valeria Solovyova, who is pursuing a master's at NUST MISiS's Technologies and Materials for Digital Production program, created the material using wood waste, gelatin, glycerin, and water. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she had to adapt the process to work in her home lab.
In Russia, Mondi has commissioned a crude tall oil plant (CTO-plant) at its Syktyvkar pulp and paper mill. The new equipment allows processing of all sulphate soap generated as a by-product of the pulp production process in the mill. As a result of this investment, the mill will be able to produce up to around 40,000 metric tons of crude tall oil annually.
In Russia, researchers of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in collaboration with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) completed an international joint project to create a resource and CO2-neutral energy closed-loop technology from microalgae Chlorella sorokiniana and duckweed Lemna minor.
The Ukrainian energy ministry's decision to halt auctions for biofuel plants could bar the country from taking advantage of its unrivalled potential, the head of the board of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine told ICIS.
The introduction of up-to-date technologies to the economy of Tatarstan was discussed at a meeting of Tatneftekhiminvest-holding's Board of Directors chaired by President of the republic Rustam Minnikhanov on 28 November. Read in Realnoe Vremya's report from the Government House on plans for the introduction of new fuel additives and catalysts that use renewable feedstock, use of digital twins of enterprises of the oil and petrochemical complex and development of a circular economy in Tatarstan, which is aimed to minimise waste and environmental pollution.