The development of bioenergy projects is so variable and filled with uncertainty that it's easy to give up on any kind of organization or structure in the process.Read more
Following a recent policy change by the Japanese Government, the country has received its first shipment of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) made from US corn-based ethanol.Read more
LanzaJet has celebrated a major construction milestone at its Freedom Pines Fuels facility in Soperton, Georgia. The facility is the world's first ethanol-based alcohol-to-jet sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production plant. Construction will be completed in 2023 with commission and startup beginning next year.Read more
RENWEX 2022. Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles, the exhibition and forum are going to run in Moscow
RENWEX 2022. Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles features an international exhibition and specialised forum run under the slogan "Creating the future of renewable energy together".
The event is going to be held in Moscow, Russia on June 21-23, 2022.Read more
IKAR invites 10-11 February in Moscow at the XIII International agrarian conference WHERE THE MARGIN 2022
The Conference "Where the margin is 2022" will be held on February 10-11, 2022, in the Radisson Slavianskaya Hotel in Moscow. 13-th International Conference for agricultural producers and suppliers of agricultural inputs and services is meant for agricultural producers, farm land investors, inputs manufacturers, dealers and distributors, financiers, insurers, agribusiness investors, policy makers.Read more
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.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more