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Is It the End or Just the Beginning for Jatropha?
July 25, 2017 – 6:10 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … In Botswana, jatropha’s adventures are just beginning according to the Ministry of Minerals Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security’s advisor, Freddie Motlhatlhedi. He was referring to a joint research project done by …

Egypt Produces Jet Biofuel from Jatropha
February 27, 2017 – 2:24 pm | No Comment

(SciDev.Net) Research team produces aviation fuel from jatropha plants grown in desert with sewage water; Aim is to cut aviation emissions, but high cost remains a challenge for use by the end of 2017; Semi-industrial experiments kicked off …

Accepting Applications for 2017 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships
October 21, 2016 – 4:58 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Agriculture)  The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2017 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships. Fellows will work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service or a U.S. …

Where Did Biofuels Technologies Come from?
June 2, 2016 – 10:05 am | No Comment

by Gerald Kutney  (Lee Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  … From the time of the caveman until the early Industrial Revolution, biofuels – namely wood and the advanced biofuel of the day, charcoal – reigned supreme.  Both fossil fuels and …

IEA and GBEP Launch Bioenergy and Water Paper
February 24, 2016 – 1:00 pm | No Comment

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Italy, IEA Bioenergy and the Global Bioenergy Partnership have published the “Examples of Positive Bioenergy and Water Relationships,” which includes examples that illustrate an encouraging variety both in terms …

Supply Ministry Receives 16 Offers for Establishment of Commercial Chains Branches in Governorates
January 20, 2016 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

by Shaimaa Al-Aees  (Daily News Eqypt)  … The ministry is working on developing the production of the Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Company (ESIIC) through the establishment of a trademark. This trademark is currently being …

Big Oil to Cut Investment again in 2016
January 4, 2016 – 11:24 am | No Comment

by Karolin Schaps and Ron Bousso (Reuters)  With crude prices at 11-year lows, the world’s biggest oil and gas producers are facing their longest period of investment cuts in decades, but are expected to borrow more …

Mathieu Flamini’s No Fuel
November 19, 2015 – 12:13 pm | No Comment

(The Sun)  Mathieu Flamini has kept a big secret from family, friends and team-mates for SEVEN years.  But today in an exclusive SunSport interview the Arsenal ace reveals that, along with a close pal, he …

Teenager Develops Inexpensive Method to Turn Plastic Waste into Million-Dollar Biofuel
August 26, 2015 – 7:27 pm | No Comment

by Darwin Malicdem (International Business Times)  A new inexpensive way to turn plastic trash into fuel has been developed by an Egyptian teenager which could generate millions of dollars every year. The method produces biofuel by …

EgyptAir Plans to Launch Its First Bio-Fuel-Run Jet in a Year
July 20, 2015 – 5:20 pm | No Comment

(Egypt Independent)  EgyptAir plans to launch its first plane run on biofuel, replacing traditional jet fuel, in one year, said Civil Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal during a graduation project ceremony for students of the Engineering …

Petroleum, Supply Ministries Cooperate to Transform Cooking Oil into Biodiesel
July 15, 2015 – 6:34 pm | No Comment

by Menna Samir (Daily News Egypt)  …  A protocol agreement to activate the reuse of cooking oil and transform it into biodiesel was signed between the Ministries of Petroleum and Supply, as well as the Alexandria …

ECHEM to Use Rice Straw in Ethanol Production
May 30, 2015 – 5:28 pm | No Comment

by Sara Aggour (Daily News Eqypt)  Rice straw will be used to produce ethanol, which will be used to produce electricity — The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) is seeking to utilise rice straw in producing …

Beyond Boats To China
January 19, 2015 – 5:10 pm | No Comment

by Tom Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  After halting distillers grains imports late last year, the world’s top DDGS buyer is poised to resume business, but on what terms?
The prospect of China reissuing distillers grains import …

The Worldwide Push for Aviation Biofuels
January 16, 2015 – 5:12 pm | No Comment

by Keith Campbell  (Engineering News)  On October 19, 2004, the world’s first exclusively biofuel powered production aircraft received its certification, allowing it to be flown operationally. That aircraft was (and is) the Neiva (now Embraer) …

Egypt Proposes $490 Million in Ethanol Investments to UAE
October 20, 2014 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels Digest) In Egypt, the government has proposed the UAE invest $250 million in a 100,000 ton per year molasses-based ethanol plant as well as a $240 million ethanol plant that would use 100,000 tons per …

Why Fuel Subsidies in Developing Nations Are an Economic Addiction
March 14, 2014 – 11:48 pm | No Comment

by Brendan Greeley (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  … In the developing world, it’s tempting for a country to keep the price of fossil fuels artificially low. The subsidy can take the form of a price cap, preventing oil …

Algasol Renewables Launches First Commercial Project, in Egypt
November 5, 2013 – 3:09 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Egypt, Algasol Renewables announced the launch of its first commercial algae project. Led by Biodiesel Misr, based at the First Industrial Zone in Giza, the project will convert algal …

Renewables Remain Critical in Meeting Long-Term U.S. Energy Needs
May 3, 2013 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

(25 x ’25)  …It is interesting to see the advances in renewable energy being made in, of all places, nations with the largest oil reserves in the world. According to a recent report from Ernst …

Student Finds New Way of Turning Plastic into Biofuel
July 20, 2012 – 3:32 pm | No Comment

by Rasha Dewedar  (SciDev.net)   A method for generating biofuel by breaking down plastics using a low-cost catalyst will be developed further in the United Kingdom next month (16 July).
The process was developed by a sixteen-year-old Egyptian student, Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad, …

JOil Announces Elite Jatropha Varieties Returns Repeatable Yields of over 2 Tons of Seeds per Hectare in First Year of India Field Trials
March 22, 2012 – 2:07 pm | No Comment

(JOil)  • Tamil Nadu sites achieve first-year flowering in three months and first harvest in five months
• Field trials now being conducted in India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia
JOil (S) Pte. Ltd., a scientific bioenergy …

Mediterranean Consortium Promotes Biodiesel Production
January 31, 2012 – 11:36 am | No Comment

(Cyprus Mail)  A consortium comprising 12 organisations from Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Lebanon and Egypt has been established to study the production of biodiesel from algae in selected Mediterranean countries.
The consortium is coordinated by the …

A Peculiar Sign of Success
April 29, 2011 – 2:37 pm | No Comment

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  It was quite a shock to return from the exciting and very sustainability-oriented Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference in Washington, DC to headlines like “Are our biofuel mandates fueling Islamic …

Launch of Commerical Scale Seawater-Based Biofuels Project in Egypt
April 9, 2010 – 2:49 pm | No Comment

Energy Allied International, a Houston-based energy projects development company, and The Seawater Foundation and Global Seawater, Inc., pioneers in the development of Integrated Seawater Agriculture Systems (ISAS), have executed an MOU to jointly develop the …