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Interview - ‘Vertical Integration Will Help Drive Down Biofuel Costs’

by Sowmya Sundar (Zawya Projects)  John Jones, Co-founder and CEO of Omani- Scottish waste to value start-up X2E told Zawya Projects that vertical integration is key to reducing the cost of biofuels to match pump prices -- X2E is building a $1.6 billion

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ZeroAvia and ScottishPower Team up to Advance Hydrogen Airport Refuelling Plans

by Michael Holder (Business Green) Companies to explore potential to provide hydrogen refuelling services at Scottish airports  READ MORE Related articles ScottishPower makes hydrogen aviation pact: Partnership with ZeroAvia to explore developing green fuel at airports (ReNEWSBiz) ZeroAvia and ScottishPower to develop hydrogen supply to

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NZTC Secures £200,000 Funding to Accelerate UK-German Hydrogen Export Opportunity

(Net Zero Technology Center) • £200,000 awarded from Scottish Government to demonstrate hydrogen export opportunity from Scotland to Germany  Research will bring together key learnings from NZTC’s Hydrogen Backbone Link project and other major North Sea infrastructure initiatives such as AquaVentus’s ‘AquaDuctus’ initiative  German hydrogen demand

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Lorna Slater Admits No Assessment to Use Waste for Aviation Fuel

by David Bol (The Herald)  Lorna Slater has been accused of having not “thought things through” after admitting the Scottish Government is yet to assess using waste to create sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The Scottish Government has committed to ban waste being

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EMEC Win Funding to Drive Green Hydrogen Innovation

(European Marine Energy Center) EMEC awarded funding for four feasibility projects supporting green hydrogen innovation and development -- The award comes as part of the Scottish Government’s Hydrogen Innovation Scheme through which 32 projects across Scotland are set to receive funding

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Gangs Target Chip Shops for Used Oil in Lucrative New Trade

by Marc Horne (The Times) Cross-border gangs are stealing cooking oil in a unlikely crimewave stoked by the energy crisis. Police Scotland raised concerns after chip shops, other takeawaysand restaurants were targeted by thieves stealing oil to sell on the black market

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Biogas Firm Plans to Invest up to £55 Million in Highland Green Energy Plants

by Keith Findlay (The Press and Journal) A company striving to produce clean, green biogas using crops as well as by-products from local farms and distilleries has unveiled plans for a £55 million investment in the Highlands. Acorn Bioenergy is seeking planning

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ZeroAvia, AGS Airports Enter Hydrogen Fuel Partnership

by Meg Godlewski (Flying Magazine) Under the agreement, the European airport operator and ZeroAvia will explore developing hydrogen fuel infrastructure and launching zero-emission routes. -- ZeroAvia, one of the leaders in the quest for zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation and AGS

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Orbex to Lead Construction and Operational Management of Sutherland Spaceport

(Orbex) A Scottish rocket manufacturer and orbital launch services provider is to build and operate the first vertical launch site for satellites on the UK mainland. Orbex, based in Forres, Moray, has signed a lease with development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise

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Hot Spots: The 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Here are the 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2022, as selected by the Digest’s editors. READ MORE

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Orbex Secures £40.4 Million in Series C Funding

(Orbex) ...  The innovative Prime rocket will be the first orbital rocket to be powered by a renewable bio-fuel, Calor’s Futuria Liquid Gas, a form of bio-propane which will play a part in reducing the carbon footprint of space launches by

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Plans to Produce Fertiliser and Biodiesel as By-products of Dead Fish

by Chris Cope (Shetland News)  There are plans for a facility in Lerwick which would turn dead fish into fertiliser as well as biodiesel. SEM Energy has successfully applied to vary its licence with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for the

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North East Green Freeport Could Deliver 1st Scottish SAF Production Facility

(North East Scotland Green Freeport/Biobased Diesel Daily) A Green Freeport in the North East of Scotland could play a significant role in decarbonizing the aviation industry by delivering a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant that would create up to 920 jobs

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ScotishPower Vision for Green Hydrogen Fuels Hub at Port of Felixstowe

(ScotishPower)  - ScottishPower explores green hydrogen at Port of Felixstowe to help decarbonise the UK’s busiest port. - The project could help kick-start the low carbon transformation of the UK’s heavy transport sector. - 100MW facility could deliver up to

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Making Biofuel from Bracken in Britain's Hills

by Gordon Davidson (The Scotish Farmer) Britain's hills are alive with suffocating bracken – but a new biofuel project aims to make bracken clearance worthwhile, perhaps even profitable. Jeremy Oakley, of Oakland Biofuels, explains... "Maybe it is due to climate change, to the

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Scottish IBioIC and Discovery Park to Collaborate on Biotech

by Daniela Castim (Bio Market Insights)  IBioIC, a Scottish Government-backed innovation centre focused on accelerating advances in the biotechnology sector has signed a collaboration deal with longstanding British counterpart Discovery Park. Based in Kent, the Discovery Park development facility has been in operation since the

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Edinburgh Airport Vehicles Switch to Renewable Diesel

(Biobased Diesel Daily) Vehicles operating at Edinburgh Airport in Scotland are now being powered by hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), also known as renewable diesel, as the airport continues to look at ways to reduce its emissions. Thirty-four vehicles have made the change

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Hydrogen Fuel Network Trial Gets Underway with INEOS at Grangemouth

(INEOS)  •  INEOS are taking part in a project with SGN to bring hydrogen distribution networks a step closer to reality in the UK. Hydrogen supplied from the Grangemouth site in Scotland to the SGN project will help determine how

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£5m Fund Launched to Develop Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Technology

(Scottish Enterprise) A new fund to help develop the emerging CO2 utilisation technology has been launched.  The CO2 Utilisation Challenge Fund will help businesses and organisations develop and commercialise the technology, which involves harnessing and converting CO2 – the biggest

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Whisky Generates a Lot of Waste. It Could Soon Help Fuel Your Car

by Rebecca Cairns (CNN Business) ... But for every liter of whisky, there is a huge amount of waste: around 2.5 kilograms of solid by-products known as draff, 8 liters of liquid known as pot ale, and 10 liters of spent lees,

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Sustainable Scotland: A Scots-born Firm Creating Biofuel from Whisky Waste Has Big Plans for World Domination

by Ilona Amos(The Scotsman)  The climate crisis doesn’t need to be all doom and gloom and signal an end to modern life as we know it, according to the entrepreneur behind Scotland’s first and only biorefinery. --  Professor Martin Tangney,

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A Field of Dreams – Why Growing Sugar Beet Is Critical to Scotland’s Future

by Ian Archer (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre/Biofuels Digest)   ... Sugar beet is already grown in relatively small amounts in Scotland as a feedstock for heavily subsidised biogas production. But growing the crop on a large, commercial scale has not happened since

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And the Winners Are…: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy’s Innovation Challenge

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) 5 million tons of CO2 reduction by 2025 and 100% of their energy products to be from renewable sources in 2040 are part of SHV Energy’s ambitions. How does renewable propane and bioLPG fit in?

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CNG Fuels Opens Scotland’s First Biomethane Refuelling Station

(Bioenergy Insight) CNG Fuels has opened Scotland’s first public access biomethane refuelling station, in response to growing demand from major UK brands. The new station, located adjacent to the busiest transport route in Scotland between Edinburgh and Glasgow, will help

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Are Sugar Beets the Answer for Scotland’s Biofuels, Net Zero Goals and Job Growth?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It’s barely December yet but some are already having visions of sugar beets, not sugar plums, dancing in their heads, thanks to a new Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) and Scottish Enterprise working on proposals

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Biofuels Can Make Orbital Launches Greener

by Evan Harp (ETF Trends)  Even though space flight involves leaving the Earth, like every other sector, it is contending with its environmental impact. Two British rocket startups are claiming that their technology can reduce spaceflight’s carbon footprint through renewable fuel. Both Skyrora and Orbex have unique solutions

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Green Horizon Summit @ COP26 --- November 2-5 and 11, 2021 --- ONLINE and Glasgow, Scotland

Mobilising private capital in the transition to net zero -- GHS@COP26 is a five-day hybrid event co-hosted by the City of London Corporation and Green Finance Institute. Taking place from 2-5 November, and the 11 November. It tackles the big questions we face in

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UK to Launch International Coalition of States at COP26 to Press for Greater Ambition on Aviation Climate Targets

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) The UK is to unveil the International Aviation Climate Ambition Coalition during COP26, which will call on ICAO member states to adopt a long-term goal at next year’s ICAO Assembly. Around 15 countries are believed to

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COP26 Aviation-Relevant Diary of Events --- November 4-10, 2021 --- Glascow, Scotland and ONLINE

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) GreenAir has put together a list of aviation-relevant events taking place at COP26. The events are subject to change. The list will be updated during the course of COP26. If you are an organiser of an

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Orbex Set to Launch World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Space Rocket

(Orbex/SpaceRef) The carbon footprint of launching the new Orbex Prime space rocket will be up to 96 per cent lower than comparable space launch programmes, a new scientific study has revealed. Prime is poised to become one of the most environmentally friendly

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New Waste-to-Hydrogen LOI between Ways2H and Valecom Positions Island of Martinique as a Blueprint for Caribbean

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) From California came news that Ways2H Inc., a global supplier of renewable hydrogen systems, and VALECOM, a Caribbean ecological and energy solutions provider, signed a letter of intent to transform up to 9,000 tons of

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Government Funding for Zero Emission Aviation Projects Announced as UK Plans for COP26 SAF Flights

by Christopher Surgenor  (GreenAir Online) As the UK prepares to host COP26, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the winners of a £3 million ($4m) fund to support zero emission flight aviation. The research and technology projects will help

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Honeywell and Wood Introduce Groundbreaking Technologies to Support Efforts toward Carbon-Neutral Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Honeywell/PR Newswire) - Wood's hydrogen plant technology coupled with Honeywell UOP EcofiningTM process technology and carbon capture and storage can reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions 100% when compared to petroleum-based aviation fuels - Widespread use of Honeywell and Wood technologies have potential

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British Airways Taps BP Biofuels to Offset CO2 from Flights between London and COP26

by Cecilia Keating (Business Green)  British Airways CEO Sean Doyle argues a ‘global system of Sustainable Aviation Fuels’ can help drive down CO2 from flying ... READ MORE British Airways in advanced talks on low-cost Gatwick business, CEO says (Reuters) Offsetting just

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UK Government Launches Plan for a World-Leading Hydrogen Economy

(U.K. Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, and The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP) First-ever vision to kick start world-leading hydrogen economy set to support over 9,000 UK jobs and unlock £4 billion investment

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UK Green Materials Producer SandandStone Signs Biofuels Agreement

(Bio Market Insights) Earlier this week, green aggregate materials supplier SandandStone signed an agreement with Green Biofuels – committing to integrating sustainable biofuel alternatives into its mix. Under the new deal, all SandandStone’s transport and logistics operations will be powered by Green

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Glenfiddich Powers Biogas Delivery Trucks with Its Own Whisky Waste

(Glenfiddich/NGV Journal) Scotch whisky maker Glenfiddich announced that it is converting its delivery trucks to run on biomethane made from waste products from its own whisky distilling process. The company has installed fueling stations at its Dufftown distillery in north-eastern Scotland,

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Waste Vegetable Oil Used to Further Reduce Emissions on East Anglia ONE Windfarm

(ScottishPower Renewables) ScottishPower Renewables has launched an innovative pilot project to reduce its carbon emissions by using waste vegetable oil to help power crew transfer vessels working on its flagship East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm. Supporting the company’s commitment to Net Zero,

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Ways2H and Element 2 Collaborating on 40 Waste-to Hydrogen Refueling Stations

by Nedim Husomanovic (Ways2H/H2 Energy News)  ...  This new collaboration will expedite the transition away from fossil fuels and contribute to the achievement of carbon-reduction targets. Ways2H will deliver facilities that convert garbage to hydrogen gas to Element 2’s network of

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Sugar Beet Boost for Scotland's Green Economy

by Greg Russell (The National) Reintroducing a crop harvested in Scotland for the first time in half a century will help support Scotland’s green economy.  A consortium behind the first sugar beet crop in 50 years – harvested earlier this year –

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CCUS Projects in Europe

(International Association of Oil and Gas Producers)  Map and overview of existing and planned CCUS facilities in the European Union and UK.  READ MORE

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The Extraordinary ReMaking of Ordinary Things, Part 2: Delta CleanTech Aims for CO2 Capture in Service of Oil & Gas

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Today, in part 2 of our series The Extraordinary remaking of Ordinary Things, let’s begin with a bit of news overlooked by the major news outlets last week, that Alberta-based Delta CleanTech acquired the CO2 capture

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Fashion Retailer Primark Adds 10 IVECOS Fueled by Bio-LNG to UK Fleet

(IVECO UK)  IVECO announced that Primark, a leader in the British fashion retail sector, has taken its Primark Cares initiative to the highway by rolling out a fleet of 10 new IVECO Stralis NP 460 (AS440S46T/P LNG) 4×2 tractor units for

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Scotland Set for 'First Fully Green Biofuel Station'

by Brian Donnelly ((The Herald Scotland) Scotland's “first 100 per cent renewable biomethane refuelling station” to be set to be opened this year, it is claimed.  --  CNG Fuels said the move will allow fleet operators to switch from diesel to

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Scotland’s First Biomethane Refuelling Station - CNG Fuels

by Baden Gowrie-Smith (CNG Fuels) Scotland’s first biomethane refuelling station will enable low-carbon HGV deliveries throughout country; Glasgow station meets demand from brands to cut carbon and save money -- CNG Fuels has started building Scotland’s first public access renewable biomethane

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Will Green Hydrogen Fulfill High Hopes for Trucking and Shipping Emissions?

by Angeli Mehta (Reuters Events) While there's debate over whether the technology stacks up against batteries for long-distance trucking, the case in maritime usage seems more clear-cut. Angeli Mehta reports “Everyone loves hydrogen,” observed Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy

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Bioenergy Business Brings 70 New Jobs as Part of Multimillion-Pound Growth Plan

by Keith O'Connor (The Business Desk) Renewable bioenergy and carbon reduction specialists, Fleetsolve is looking to triple its workforce with the creation of an additional 70 jobs over the next six months. Fleetsolve, part of the SIMEC Group, announced its new recruitment

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Foresight Group Invests £80m in CNG Fuels Refuelling Stations Network

(Bioenergy Insight)  Foresight Group has partnered with CNG Fuels to develop a network of refuelling stations in the UK, providing an initial £80 million (€89 million) in funding. The stations will enable heavy-goods vehicles (HGVs) to run on carbon-neutral fuel. CNG Fuels

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Green Energy Village Plan in North-East Scotland Could Harness Power from Rocks

by Ilona Amos  (The Scotsman)  A pioneering green energy ‘village’ with the capacity to power tens of thousands of homes could be built in the north-east of Scotland if proposals get the go-ahead. -- Plans have been unveiled to construct

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Green Hydrogen Project Combining Tidal Power and Battery Tech Aims for Continuous Production

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC)  Hydrogen has a diverse range of applications and can be deployed in a range of sectors, including industry and transport. Green hydrogen is produced using renewable sources such as wind, solar and tidal power.  -- A project

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Orsted and BP Look to Develop Major Renewable Hydrogen Project in Germany

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC)  The last few years have seen a number of projects connected to green hydrogen take shape. BP and Orsted sign letter of intent to collaborate project at a refinery in Germany. -- Orsted and BP are to work together on

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ZeroAvia and Protium Sign Agreement to Develop Green Hydrogen Infrastructure at UK Airports

(GreenAir Online) Zero emissions flight pioneer ZeroAvia has signed a Heads of Terms collaboration with Protium to develop and expand green hydrogen infrastructure for decarbonising aviation in the UK. Project developer Protium has long-term ambitions to eventually own and operate green hydrogen infrastructure across UK

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Scotland’s Opportunity to Grow a New Clean, Sustainable Economy

by Mark Bustard (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC)/Biofuels Digest) The idea of a net zero carbon emissions and zero waste economy isn’t as far-fetched as some may think. The key promise of a bio-based economy is that we can grow the

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Celtic Renewables Biorefinery Sparks Boost for Scotland’s Green Economic Recovery

(Celtic Renewables) The first sign that the Scottish economy is on track for a green recovery became evident today as the construction of Scotland’s first biorefinery took a significant step forward with the arrival of six purpose-built 130,000 litre fermentation vessels

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Terravesta Launches New Video Touting Miscanthus as Biofuel Feedstock

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  In the United Kingdom, Terravesta launched a new animation video to spread the word about building a bio-based future with Terravesta Performance Hybrids, and miscanthus grown from seed rather than the usual rhizomes, allowing it to

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Grangemouth Biofuel Plant Gets Green Light after Altering Design Plans

by James Trimble (Falkirk Herald)  A form of biofuel produced from Scotch Whisky will now be created in Grangemouth after Falkirk Council granted planning permission for a new facility – for the second time. --  Celtic Renewables actually secured consent

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Greening Your Beer with Brewery’s CO2 Eating Algae, Blockchain Tracing, Converting Brewery Waste into Detergents and More

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)   ... In today’s Digest, how a brewery in Australia is utilizing algae that eats up CO2 and spits out oxygen, all the cool things you can make with beer and liquor production waste (going

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Climate Mitigation Potential of Agricultural Conservation Practices Is Significant!

(Solutions from the Land) A blog posted on the World Resources Institute (WRI) website last month dismissed the potential for regenerative agriculture and related systems to contribute to large-scale emissions reduction and carbon dioxide (CO2) removal - cuts that will

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Union Drives Forward on Fuel Issues: NFUS Presses Politicians to Find Solution to Biofuel Problems

by Bob Carruth (National Farmers Union Scotland)  NFU Scotland is pursuing high level solutions to the machinery problems many Scottish and UK farmers have been experiencing linked to the biofuel content in fuel. Fuel is a reserved issue and the Union

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Zero Waste Scotland Promoting Insect Farming as Biodiesel Feedstock Source

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In the UK, the Scotsman newspaper reports that Zero Waste Scotland is promoting the development of an insect farming sector to diversify its circular economy, biofuels are seen as one of the opportunities for insects. With

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Flora to Fuel: Could Wind-Powered Algae Make Bioreactors Competitive?

by Umar Ali (Power Technology)  The ENBIO project uses excess energy from wind turbines to power 16 1,000-litre photo-bioreactors which grow algae that can then be used for biofuels. The project demonstrates how green technologies can work together, but can

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Britain, Brexit and the Bioeconomy: It’s Going to Be about Scoxit, Too

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... For sure, Britain has historic opportunities in the bioecononmy to take a leadership position by jettisoning the worst of the EU restrictions and adopting new measures to add value to British agriculture, increase British

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Scotland’s Carbon Reduction Ambitions Move forward with Groundbreaking New Charter Signed by Government and Industry

by Joanna Sampson (Gas World) A new alliance of industry, academics and government will today officially launch a programme to deliver industrial decarbonisation in Scotland through the deployment of the UK’s first carbon capture, usage and storage technology. The industry led coalition,

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Biofuel to Slash Emissions at Cairngorm Mountain

(Cairngorm Mountain)  Snow making, road clearing and other diesel-fuelled machinery at Cairngorm Mountain is set to be powered by biofuel in the new year.  --  The move is expected to cut carbon emissions from the equipment by up to 90%.  Operator, Cairngorm

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Union Seeks Exemption from Diesel Biofuel Rule

(Press and Journal) The farmers’ union has called for an urgent derogation on the inclusion of biofuel in diesel after insisting farmers and crofters are facing a crisis because of serious issues with agricultural machinery. Farmers, hauliers, fuel suppliers and distributors attended

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Biogas Is a ‘Viable, Renewable’ Alternative to Shale Gas, says ADBA

(Bioenergy Insight)  The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is urging the UK Government to consider biogas as a viable alternative to shale gas following the ‘indefinite suspension’ of fracking across England, Scotland and Wales. Fracking - the process of injecting

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Refuel as You Sail with Hydrogen

by Nick Savvides (American Shipper Freight Waves)  ... Madadh (pronounced Maddy) MacLaine, CEO of Zero Emissions Maritime Technology, Ltd. believes that hydrogen’s time has come. MacLaine is also a founding member of the Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association, which was

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This H2’s for you: Anheuser-Busch Launches Zero-Emission Hydrogen Truck Fleet, and Eni, Toyota, Venice Partner to Do the Same

(Hydrogen Digest) In Missouri, cold beer is being transported in hydrogen-powered zero-emission semi-trucks as Anheuser-Busch moves to more sustainable shipping. The company plans to buy up to 800 of Nikola Motor’s semi-trucks to meet its objectives of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% across

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Farming Seaweed to Make Biofuel

(AZO Cleantech)  Seaweed can be broadly termed as marine macroalgae, and belongs to one of the many groups of multicellular red, green and brown algae. Seaweed is widely used to produce vitamin supplements, cosmetics, plastics and animal feed in many parts

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Biomethane Business Is Booming – From Waste to Watts and Wonder Chemicals

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... First, let’s make sure we aren’t confusing biogas with biomethane. Biogas is mostly methane and carbon dioxide but that doesn’t mean it’s biomethane. You see, biogas is produced from organic matter breaking down in the absence

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Refuel as You Sail with Hydrogen

by Nick Savvides (Freight Waves)  ...   One company has gone a step further and is looking at developing the zero-fuel ship. That is a vessel that creates its own fuel as it moves. ... Madadh (pronounced Maddy) MacLaine, CEO of Zero

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Aberdeen’s Wood to Work on Major US Biofuels Plant

by Scott Reid (The Scotsman)  ... The multi-million dollar contract has been awarded by IR1 Group, which is building the Red Rock Biofuels facility in Lakeview, Oregon. Wood is contracted to provide construction and mechanical services as part of the project.

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Putting Anaerobic Digestion at the Heart of Scotland’s Circular Economy

(Bioenergy Insight) Charlotte Morton, chief executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), sets out the role that AD can play in helping Scotland meet its climate-change and waste targets. On my occasional forays north of the border, I’m always struck by

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Celtic Renewables Signs Deal to Use Pioneering Biofuel to Clean up India's Brewing Industry

by Kenny Kemp (insider.co.uk)  The partnership between Martin Tangney's company and Indian renewables firm Dross Energy will help clean up sacred river Ganges  --  Celtic Renewables and Dross Energy signed a Memorandum Of Understanding at the Indian Water Summit, a event focused

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In the Quest for Cleaner Fuels, a Scientist Turns to Tim Hortons Coffee Grounds

by Richard Cuthbertson (CBC News)  Dalhousie University chemical engineer Sophia He is converting coffee grounds into fuel that could power cars  --  When chemical engineer Sophia He was recruited to Dalhousie University's agriculture school five years ago, she began to brainstorm with local

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Scientist Awarded OBE for Services to Engineering and Energy: Honour for Celtic Renewables Founder

(Edinburgh Napier University)  Leading biofuel and sustainability expert Professor Martin Tangney has been awarded an honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) at a ceremony in City Chambers Edinburgh for services to engineering and energy. The Edinburgh

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Industrial Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future --- January 30-31, 2019 --- Glasgow, Scotland

IBioIC's Annual Conference is the leading general IB conference in the UK. The conference celebrates the success of the biotechnology industry in Scotland  and provides delegates with the networking opportunities needed to drive new collaborations. IBioIC's Annual Conference 2019, Industrial Biotechnology for

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Ingenza Embarks on Collaborative Project to Recycle CO2

(Ingenza)  Ingenza is pleased to announce a collaboration with the University of Dundee and Drochaid Research Services on a highly innovative project that aims to reduce the waste carbon dioxide generated by industrial biotech manufacturing applications. Funded by Zero Waste Scotland,

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From Food Waste to Biobased

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... “About 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year – an estimated one in three mouthfuls of food every day,” according to Alessandro Demaio, Chief Executive Officer of the Norway-based EAT, an international

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New Household Cooking Oils Recycling Service Launched

(Scottish Borders Council)  A new service which allows the public to recycle their leftover cooking oils has been launched.  The service is now available at all seven community recycling centres in the Borders and has the backing of Scottish Water, who last year

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New Hydrogen Project Launched on Scotland’s Orkney Islands

(Grupo Industrial Calvera/NGV Journal)  The equipment for the road transport of gases at high pressure developed by Grupo Industrial Calvera, company based in Zaragoza (Spain), are a key element for the European BIG HIT (Building innovative green hydrogen systems in an

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DNA Study of Cow Stomachs Could Aid Meat and Dairy Production

(The Roslin Institute)  Meat and milk production from cattle could one day be boosted, thanks to analysis of microbes in cows’ stomachs.  --  Beef and dairy cattle, and other milk-producing ruminants, provide food and nutrition to billions of people worldwide. Understanding how

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‘9th International Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy 2018 --- March 29-30, 2018 --- Edinburgh, Scotland

Euroscicon Ltd invites participants from all over the world to attend ‘9th Edition of International conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy 2018 ' during March 29-30, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland, which includes prompt Keynote Presentations, Oral Talks, Young Research Forum, Technical Workshops, Poster Presentations and Exhibitions. On

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Celtic Renewables Founder Awarded Honorary OBE

(Celtic Renewables)  Leading biofuel and sustainability expert Professor Martin Tangney – founder of Celtic Renewables - has been awarded an honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). The Queen makes honorary awards to non-British citizens on

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Gene Editing Could ‘Unleash’ Algae Biofuel’s Potential

(Biofuels International)  An innovative gene editing technique could allow algae to produce ‘vast’ quantities of renewable fuels, new research claims. The method, developed by scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, could lead to cheap ways of producing fuels, medicine, and

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VIDEO: Planning Permission for Celtic Renewables’ Whiskey Waste to Biofuel Plant

(Waste Management World)  Celtic Renewables has secured planning permission from Falkirk Council to build a commercial demonstrator plant, which will produce over half a million litres of biofuel each year from whiskey wastes. Scottish biofuel start-up, Celtic Renewables Ltd, has secured planning permission

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Whisky Residue to Energy AD Facility Will Lower Scottish Distillery’s Carbon Footprint

(Bioenergy Insight)  UK anaerobic digestion specialist Clearfleau has started construction on a new biogas facility at a distillery in Scotland. Part of a £3 million project commissioned by Inver House Distillers, the new facility will generate energy in the form of

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The Digest’s 2017 Guide to the 20 Top European Biorefinery Projects

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  You won’t hear it from the NGOs orbiting Brussels who have long figured out that bashing biotechnology is good for the fund-raising cash register, but Europe has become the hottest geography on the planet for

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Zero Waste Scotland Report Shows 27 Million Tons of Waste and Residues Available for Biorefineries

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In the UK, a new report prepared by Ricardo Energy & Environment for Zero Waste Scotland found more than 27 million metric tons of available waste, by-products, agricultural residues and wastewater sludge could be used by biorefineries

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Waste from Industry Could Drive Sustainable Investment in Scotland, New Report Finds

by Liz Gyekye (Bioenergy Insight)  ... The new report is entitled Biorefining Potential for Scotland and has been produced by Zero Waste Scotland. It aims to provide detailed insight into circular economy opportunities for waste and by-products generated in Scotland. ... Maximising value from ‘bio’

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Biofuels International Conference and Bioenergy Insight Conference Cover Range of Issues

by Liz Gyekye (Bioenergy Insight)  The future of bioethanol, advanced biofuel developments and an uncertain policy landscape were some of the hot topics discussed at this year’s Biofuels International and Bioenergy Insight conference. The conference took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 4-5th October. Rob Wakely, head of low carbon

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Scottish Growers Could Cash in on Green Biofuel Crisis

by Brian Henderson (Scotsman)  It became clear yesterday that Scottish wheat growers could have a major opportunity to supply grain to biofuel plants south of the Border – as the farm assurance scheme SQC moved to reassure producers that their

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World's First Car to Be Fuelled by Whisky Residue Biofuel Takes Its Inaugural Journey

(Celtic Renewables)  Celtic Renewables Ltd, the innovative and award winning start-up company, set the wheels in motion of the first car to be fueled by a whisky residue biofuel. The fuel - biobutanol - is a new advanced and sustainable biofuel,

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Trial of Seaweed Farm under Way near Oban

by Kevin Keane (BBC Scotland) Trials have begun near Oban to create one of the UK's first seaweed farms. Harvesting of wild seaweed has been taking place for centuries but researchers say there is huge potential to create a farmed industry. Experts say

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Novel Technology to Be Used in Search for Disease-Free Seaweed

(The Fish Site)  A hi-tech piece of lab equipment that could be used for the first time to help breed disease-resistant algae for the seaweed-growing industry has been delivered to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) this week. Representatives from

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The EU’s Sweet 16: 16 of the Most Fascinating Projects under Development and in Deployment in Europe

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Europe is often thought of as a dead-end for biofuels, owing to a thorny debate over fuel mandates, and agricultural protection. But it’s a reputation entirely undeserved; some of the most fascinating projects are there. In

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Whisky Business: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Celtic Renewables

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In uniquely combining the whisky by-products, Celtic Renewables Ltd adapt the traditional Weizmann Fermentation process (also known as ABE fermentation) to a brand new and entirely sustainable novel substrate – not only providing a sustainable

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Scottish Farmers Body Calls for Rethink over Distillery Biomass Plants

(Bioenergy Insight)  The Scottish Tenant Farmers Association (SFTA) is repeating its warning to the UK government that the "headlong drive to produce renewable energy from by-products of the distilling industry through anaerobic digesters and biomass plants will cause severe damage

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th Biofuels International Conference and Expo — October 4-5, 2017 — Edinburgh, Scotland DEADLINE: uncertain

Do you want to meet more Biofuels producers and be part of our 10th year celebrations? Now that the European Commission has released its plans for biofuels post 2020 with RED II, the industry can plan and prepare accordingly. Opportunities undoubtedly

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UK Government Responds to CCC Decarbonisation Recommendations

(Biofuels International) The UK government has released its response to the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) recommendations to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. The CCC’s progress report, published in June 2016, focused on its priorities for the UK Government’s forthcoming emissions

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UK's Argent Energy Wins Awards for Waste-Based Biodiesel Supply

(Argent Energy/Biodiesel Magazine)  Argent Energy, one of the U.K.’s leading suppliers of sustainable biodiesel, has won two awards at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) Low Carbon Champions Awards 2016: the Low Carbon Fuel Initiative of the Year Award and

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Potential of Bracken Biofuel Examined in Blair Atholl

(BBC)  A feasibility study is examining the potential of harvesting bracken and using it to make a bioethanol fuel.  A demonstration of the machinery needed to harvest the plant, usually regarded as a nuisance by landowners, was held near Blair

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Seaweed Farms Could Become Important Source for Biofuels Production in UK, Report Suggests

by Liz Gyekye (Biofuels International)  Large-scale seaweed farms could become an important source for biofuels production in the UK, a new report by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) suggest. The government department recently unveiled a report entitled,

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£1.7m Boost for Biofuel Firm

(Motherwell Times)  A Newarthill project promoting the use of biodiesels has been awarded £1.7 million in EU funding. Argent Energy will coordinate partners from Austria, France and two from the UK, Perth-based Stagecoach Bus and Liverpool John Moores University, to

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Biofuel Firm’s Plans for Grangemouth

by  James Trimble (Falkirk Herald)  A company renowned for using residues from the whisky industry to produce biofuel capable of powering cars wants to come to Grangemouth. Edinburgh-based Celtic Renewables Ltd has lodged a proposal of planning application with Falkirk

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Adopting a Circular Economy: The Biorefinery Concept

by Paul Hudman (Renewable Energy World)  ... For many governments, part of this shift involves adopting a circular economy approach, utilising all aspects of ‘waste’ throughout the production chain. The concept of the biorefinery embraces this standard by making use of the entire

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This Scottish Company Is Turning Whiskey Waste into Fuel

by Jonathon Ramsey (The Drive) Enterprising Scots hope to save the world --  with the help of good scotch  --  As though scotch weren't already the world's greatest beverage, one Scottish company plans on using it to help save the world.

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Brexit: What Does It Mean for the Advanced Bioeconomy?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In the UK, the British people voted to exit the European Union in a historic vote which was announced in the early Friday hours. Following the vote, UK Prime Minister David Cameron said he would

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REA Report Shows Food Waste Collected Separately Will Save Money

by Katie Fletcher (Biomass Magazine)  A recent report entitled “The Real Economic Benefit of Separate Biowaste Collections” released by U.K.-based Renewable Energy Association shows that food waste collected separately in a majority of situations can reduce costs for businesses and

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US Looks to Go Gig on Biofuels as It Diversifies Away from Foreign Oil

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC.com)  ...   The DOE added that the U.S. is currently spending around $1 billion every three days on "imported oil."  ...  The importance of biofuels is only set to increase. A 2011 report from the IEA projects

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Scotland Commercializing the Biorefinery Concept

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Scotland is planning the move from an oil-based economy to a bio-based future. A key principle of the government’s desire to embrace a more circular economy in the process is the broad application of Industrial Biotechnology (IB).

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Government Spent Billions Turning 45% Of American Corn Into Ethanol

by Andrew Follett (The Daily Caller)  Roughly 45 percent of American corn is now used to produce biofuels like ethanol due to enormous levels of taxpayer support, according to an infographic published Wednesday by a global warming researcher. ... The infographic was compiled

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Biogas in Europe: Current Situation and Perspectives

by Dan Quadros* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  This article is the result of a technical trip to Germany and the UK to participate in strategic meetings and visit labs; to attend seminars, an expo, a short course and a symposium.  Posted after

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Ultimate Review: The Unlimited Biotech Potential of Algae

(Labiotech.eu)  Is the Future of Biotech…Green? The Algae Industry ranges from Biofuels to Nutrition to Fashion and Microalgae hold lots of potential for the industry to expand. But why? And do Venture Capitalists agree? Microalgae have already been established as incredibly valuable

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Researchers to Produce Aviation Fuel from CO2, Waste Biomass

(Heriot-Watt University/Biomass Magazine)  Heriot-Watt University is to lead a £2 million ($2.98 million) project to develop low carbon aviation fuels from captured CO2 and waste biomass. The multi-disciplinary project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council will be led by Heriot-Watt

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Minister Launches HITRANS Rural Airports Project

(HITRANS)   HITRANS, the regional transport partnership for the Highlands and Islands, is spearheading a significant European-funded project to assist and develop rural and remote airports with use of new technologies.  ...  Mindful of aviation’s carbon footprint, two work strands have

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To Be, or Not to Be…Butanol and The Case of a Global Sustainable Society

by KSL (Biofuels Digest/Emerging Technologies Division of Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc.)  ... Globally it has been recognized that there is an urgent need to create paradigm shifting disruptive technology that would help sustain individual economies – with the goal to

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Unlocking Nature’s Treasure-Chest: Screening for Oleaginous Algae

Stephen P. Slocombe, QianYi Zhang, Michael Ross, Avril Anderson, Naomi J. Thomas, Ángela Lapresa, Cecilia Rad-Menéndez, Christine N. Campbell, Kenneth D. Black, Michele S. Stanley & John G. Day (Nature) Micro-algae synthesize high levels of lipids, carbohydrates and proteins photoautotrophically, thus

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Whisky Biofuels Company Wins £11m in Government Funding

by Ben Martin (The Telegraph)  Edinburgh-based Celtic Renewables uses waste products from malt whisky production to produce biobutanol, which power cars and lorries -- A Scottish company that makes bio-fuels from the waste produced by the whisky industry is to share

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Scotland's Argent Energy Commissions BDI for Multifeedstock Plant

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International AG announced it has been commissioned to implement the next phase of construction—installation of multifeedstock technology—at Argent Energy (U.K.) Ltd.’s 13 MMgy biodiesel plant in Motherwell, Scotland, owned by John Swire and

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Scottish Biofuel Programme Secures Follow on Funding of a Quarter of a Million Pounds

(Scottish Biofuel Programme)  Following its successful run, the Scottish Biofuel Programme has been awarded a combined £219,000 from funders Zero Waste Scotland, Scottish Enterprise and Transport Scotland as part of a quarter of a million pound programme to continue its

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Scientists Reveal Algal Oil Potential as Fuel for the Future

by Euan Paterson (Phys.Org/Scottish Association for Marine Science)  Researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) have unlocked a treasure chest of 'super-algae' that could provide a previously untapped source of oil. Using a newly devised technique, scientists examined micro-algae

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Seaweed Farm to Begin Production off Argyll Coast

by Ilona Amos (The Scotsman)  PLANS have been unveiled that will see mainland Britain’s first commercial-scale seaweed farm set up in Scottish waters later this summer.  The new facility will be run as a demonstration project that will help shape

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World's First Biofuel from Whisky Residues Aim for Lead in £100m Market

(The Engineer)  A Scottish company has revived a defunct fermentation technology to create biofuel from the residues of whisky production.  Edinburgh-based Celtic Renewables said it now plans to build a production facility in central Scotland after manufacturing the world’s first

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Celtic Renewables Opts For A Well-Oiled Remedy

by Ann M. Thayer  (Chemical and Engineering News) Scottish startup to make biobased chemicals 
from the leftovers of whisky production The process for making Scotch whisky uses three ingredients: water, yeast, and a grain, primarily barley. About 10% of the output is

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Seaweed Shortage Sets Back Dunbar Biofuel Plans

(East Lothian Courier)  A Study involving seaweed washed up at Dunbar has been delayed – due to a lack of seaweed! Earlier this year, it was announced a project could be created to use the seaweed from the town’s East

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Celtic Renewables Wins Top Motor Vehicle Sustainability Award

(Celtic Renewables) Celtic Renewables has been recognised by the motor industry, winning a top honour at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)’s annual Low Carbon Champions awards. The company won the Low CVP’s award for Low Carbon Innovation by an SME at a gala dinner in Milton

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Celtic Renewables Raises $2M, Partners with Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Celtic Renewables raises $2M, partners with Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant Celtic Renewables, the Edinburgh-based biofuel company, has signed an agreement with Europe’s foremost biotechnology pilot facility to undergo next stage testing of its process to

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Of Auxins, Toxins and Raging Hormones: Does Biochar Really Work?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... One of the latest entries is a study out of the UK’s University of Southampton, with assist from researchers in Scotland and Italy, that delves into the pros and cons of the soil amendment known

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Government Announces Boost in Funding for Scottish Biofuel Programme

(The Edinburgh Reporter) The Scottish Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, Fergus Ewing, on Wednesday announced a funding boost for the Scottish Biofuel programme at Edinburgh Napier University’s Sighthill campus. He pledged that along with funding from the EU, Scottish Enterprise

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EPSRC Awards £1.15m Grant to RGU and University of St Andrews Researchers for Biofuel Project in UK

(Energy Business Review)  The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded funding of £1.15m to Robert Gordon University (RGU) and University of St Andrews researchers for a project to investigate photocatalytic bioethanol production. The four-year project is aimed at

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How Whisky Makers Could Soon Be Providing A Superior Biofuel

by Jeff Spross (ThinkProgress.org)  With any luck, future whisky fans may be able to enjoy their three fingers in the afternoon with the added knowledge they’ve contributed to a climate-friendly energy economy.According to E&E News, a biochemist in Scotland recently

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Biofuels, Whiskey and Me

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In China, Dr. Martin Tangney recently appeared at the TEDxWanChai meet-up in Hong Kong, with a talk entitled “Biofuels, Whiskey and me”. It reflects on Tangney’s experience of establishing the UK’s first Biofuel Research Centre and spinning

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Seaweed Biomass Cultivation Trials Concluding for At-Sea Project

by Chris Hanson (Biomass Magazine)  The three-year European biofuel and biomaterial project, At-Sea, will conclude its first trials of seaweed cultivation off the coasts of Norway, Scotland and Ireland the end of the week of July 1. At-Sea, which began in

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Seaweed Biofuels: A Green Alternative that Might Just Save the Planet

by Damian Carrington (The Guardian)  Producing biofuels in the sea removes at a stroke many of the serious problems with conventional biofuels "It's best to get it out of the water now or it'll start getting grazed by the little beasties," says

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Scottish Startup Thinks Whiskey Can Fuel More than an Epic Bender

by Signe Brewster (GigaOm/The Washington Post)  That 15-year Macallan you’ve been saving for a special occasion has a dark side: It was extremely inefficient to produce. The Scottish malt whiskey industry currently disposes of 90 percent of the liquid it produces because it

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Biochar Slashes Bioenergy Soil Emissions

by Tom Marshall (Planet Earth Online)  Adding charcoal to land used to grow bioenergy crops can greatly increase their overall benefit in helping cut our greenhouse-gas emissions, scientists have shown. Applying so-called 'biochar' before planting energy crops can cut soil greenhouse-gas

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Europe Hopes Algae Biofuel Grown in Seawater will Reduce Coal Consumption

by Joao Peixe (OilPrice.com)  In Europe’s quest for alternative energy sources to reduce its ever growing consumption of coal, a new EU research consortium, known as AccliPhot, has been created. Based at the University of Aberdeen it is researching the potential

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Growing Palm Oil Trees For Biofuels Could Accelerate Climate Change, Study Finds

by Nina Chestney (Reuters/Huffington Post)  Growing palm oil trees to make biofuels could be accelerating the effects of climate change, new research showed on Wednesday, adding further weight to claims the crop is not environmentally sustainable. In a paper published in the

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Biofuels Programme Launched in Scotland

(Biofuels International)  A new Scottish biofuel programme officially launched this month after securing over a million pounds worth of investment. The programme is a partnership between five Scottish universities and research institutions, with the £1.6 million ($2.5 million) funding coming via

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Centre for Process Innovation Helps Make Whisky Fuel

by Kelley Price (Evening Gazette)  A Scottish whisky distillery is about to become the first in the world to turn its waste into advanced biofuel - here on Teesside. Tullibardine, an independent malt whisky producer, is using Centre for Process Innovation’s

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Scottish Buses Switch up to B30 Biofuel

(The Green Car Website)  Stagecoach buses in Scotland are cleaning up their act with a new blend of biofuel. Some 530 buses and coaches in East Scotland area and almost 400 vehicles vehicles operating as part of the Stagecoach’s West Scotland

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Green Investment Bank Cleared by European Commission

(BBC News)  The Green Investment Bank being set up by the UK government has been given the green light by the European Commission. It ruled that the plan to lend for low carbon investment projects did not break Europe's state aid

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Whisky Distillery Tries a Wee Dram of Biofuel

(Reuters) A small Scottish whisky maker is aiming to turn its by-products into biofuel and become the world's first whisky distillery to fuel car and trucks in a move which could see Scotland's 100-plus distilleries feed a new 60-million-pound industry. Independent

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Biofuels Approval Boost to Scottish Oilseeds

(The Bioenergy Site)  NFU Scotland and Scottish Quality Crops (SQC) have welcomed the announcement that the European Commission has accepted SQC into the sustainability certification scheme for biofuels. That recognition is a huge boost ahead of the Scottish oilseed rape

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Scottish Renewables Investment Tops £2.8bn

by James Murray (Business Green)  Scotland's status as one of the world's leading renewable energy markets was again underlined last week, after new figures revealed the sector has attracted more than £2.8bn of capital investment since the start of 2009. The

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Tobacco, Alcohol And … Seaweed? Three Innovative Methods For Producing Biofuels

by Max Frankel (ThinkProgress)   ...But in the world of science, researchers around the world are working on some very innovative ways to produce gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from more sustainable feedstocks. Here’s a look at three cool recent developments

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Environmental Benefit of Biofuels Is Overestimated, New Study Reveals

(EurekAlert)  Two scientists are challenging the currently accepted norms of biofuel production. A commentary published today in GCB Bioenergy reveals that calculations of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions from bioenergy production are neglecting crucial information that has led to the overestimation of the

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Scotland Creates £3.4m Fund to Help Business Develop Green Technologies

(ClickGreen) Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney has today announced funding to increase the energy and low carbon support available to Scottish companies. The Scottish Government has awarded £3.4 million of European Regional Development Funding to six projects from leading Scottish universities and

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Glasgow Biofuels Scientist Unfurls ‘Electric Leaf’

by Clive Cookson (Financial Times)  Scottish scientists have found a more efficient way to make biofuels, using electricity rather than sunlight. Their “electric leaf” is based on photosynthetic bacteria whose biochemistry has been changed through radical genetic engineering to make a

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