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The 10th Asia-Pacific Biomass Energy Exhibition (APBE 2021) on August 16-18, 2021

17.05.2021 14:05:07

CHINA BIOMASS INDUSTRY TO HIT RMB 500 BILLION
In 2020, China newly installed 5.43 million kilowatt of biomass capacity, an increase of 22.6%, taking the accumulated total to 29.52 million kilowatt. The country's full-year biomass generation saw a 19.4% positive growth to 132.6 billion kWh, according to Biomass Industry Branch of China Association for the Promotion of Industrial Development.

 

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Russian student develops bioplastic in home lab amid COVID-19 pandemic

06.04.2021 05:39:16

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.

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Mondi commissiones crude tall oil plant in Russia

06.04.2021 05:38:28

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.

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Russian and German researchers team on microalgae and duckweed production

06.04.2021 05:37:13

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.

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More support needed on Ukrainian bioenergy

06.04.2021 05:32:59

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.

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Tatarstan is to have maize-based' petrol and catalysts all Russia needs

15.12.2019 10:28:55

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.

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Russians drinking less, living longer, WHO says

15.12.2019 10:27:20

Russia remains a nation of heavy drinkers, but alcohol consumption has fallen 43 percent from 2003 to 2016, a key factor in the country's rapid rise in life expectancy, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

 

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Russia - Law on fuel ethanol production signed by President Putin

13.01.2019 15:42:24

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law regulating the production and trade of fuel ethanol. The regulation had already been adopted by the State Duma on November 13, 2018 and approved by the Federation Council on November 23.

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The state Duma adopted the law on production and turnover of ethanol

24.11.2018 15:22:33

The state Duma adopted the law aimed at creating favorable legal conditions for the production of bioethanol. The document introduces the concept of «bioethanol» and determines the procedure for licensing its production. Under the ethanol means denatured ethyl alcohol produced during the processing of vegetable raw materials and containing no more than 1% water. Such alcohol used for technical purposes, in particular as fuel.

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Scania introduces bioethanol engine for long-distance applications

24.05.2018 09:42:32

The company says the 410 horsepower vehicle can enable CO2 reductions of up to 90%.

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