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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Futuria Fuels and DME

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Dimethyl-ether is a single molecule that can be produced from a wide range of renewable feedstocks. It can be blended with LPG and used in existing applications. It is chemically similar to propane and butane, and

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U.S. Grains Council Supports Biofuel-Based Decarbonization Initiatives Worldwide

by Mackenzie Boubin (U.S. Grains Council) As part of its efforts to promote decarbonization, the U.S. Grains Council is increasing its focus on market opportunities outside the transportation sector. This includes household cooking alternatives that use clean-burning ethanol as opposed to polluting

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Summit on Clean Cooking in Africa --- May 14, 2024 --- Paris, France

The IEA is convening global leaders for a Summit on Clean Cooking in Africa to make 2024 a turning point for progress on ensuring clean cooking access for all. Today, nearly four in five Africans still cook their meals over open

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Pivot: Global Bioethanol Coalition Clean Cooking Podcasts

(Pivot) Expanding knowledge around bioethanol and clean cooking is critical to engaging with government, private sector, and individuals in ways that spur actual change.  Pivot is dedicated to building awareness and educating in a variety of ways to ensure that bioethanol

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BioLPG Production at Scale in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Elements Needed for Its Development and Efficient Use as a Clean Cooking Fuel

(The Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP), Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS), Loughborough University)  ... The confluence of Global South development needs, inadequate progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the rapidly evolving “just transition” debate between Global North and Global South has

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US Grains Council and Cooperators Announce Partnership to Support Ethanol-based Cooking, Transport in Mozambique

(U.S. Grains Council/Club of Mozambique) On February 29, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) convened high-level U.S. and Mozambican government officials, industry professionals and other stakeholders to discuss the benefits and challenges of using ethanol biofuel to meet the country’s clean energy

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Naturgy Speeds up Renewable Gas Penetration in Households along with Hercesa | hi! Real Estate

(Nedgia/Group Naturgy)  The two groups sign a partnership to facilitate the supply of biomethane in homes and promote the decarbonisation of residential consumption. The first 175 homes with this renewable gas will be in Barañain (Navarre) and building will begin in January

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UNIDO, TIB to Enhance Tanzania’s Bioenergy Sector with $899,000 Grant

(Daily News)   The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Tanzania Development Bank (TIB) are set to award a significant grant of $899,000 to support entrepreneurial initiatives in country’s bioenergy sub-sector. At a well-attended event featuring a dummy cheque presentation in

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The President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo Met Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi in Jakarta

(Eni) The President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo met Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi in Jakarta today (February 2, 2024), to discuss the company’s ongoing activities in the country and to outline initiatives in the areas of energy

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Instead of Bickering over Fossil Oil, Use the Energy to Make Biofuels

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African)  Rather than, or besides fighting over control of the poison being sold to them by rich international dealers, Uganda and Kenya could put the health of their people, vehicles and wallets first, and jointly develop better

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Global Bioenergy Partnership Annual Wrap-Up

(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) ... 2023 was an important year for GBEP, as it was the first time that Partners and Observers met in person for the governance meetings since the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a chance

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Nigerians Look to Biofuel as Cost of Cooking Gas Soars

Kadiatou Sakho (AFP/Macao Business)  Hairdresser Shola Abiodun Adeyemi begins preparing lunch by pouring out a glug of bright green biofuel gel into her stove, as many Nigerians seek to reduce cooking expenses. The cost of living has skyrocketed in Nigeria since President

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Futuria Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Futuria Fuels was founded by SHV Energy to lead the global advocacy of sustainable molecules, aiming to deliver viable sustainable fuel to off-grid customers. Through collaboration, we are building partnership and investment opportunities which will directly

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GTI Energy’s Cool LPG Technical Paper Awarded Best Presentation Honor at LPG Week Global Science Conference

(GTI Energy)  Significant recognition by industry leaders in Rome demonstrates technical success in deploying renewable LPG to meet decarbonization goals -- GTI Energy announced today that a technical paper focused on its Cool LPG technology won an award for “Best Presentation” at

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Dairy Farmers in India to Install Small-Scale Digesters

(BioCycle Magazine)  HomeBiogas, a manufacturer of small-scale, on-site biogas systems, announced an agreement with SKG Sangha, a nonprofit organization working in the energy, sustainable farming, waste management and climate change fields, to install over 7,000 HomeBiogas systems with dairy farmers in

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Ammongas Installs Biogas Upgrading Facility in New York

(EE North America/Globe Newswire) A biogas upgrading facility that transforms biogas from agricultural waste to biomethane has been installed by Ammongas in the state of New York  --  Ammongas, a part of European Energy, is pleased to announce the successful installation of

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Smokeless Biofuel Stoves Introduced to Ghanaian Senior High Schools by SESA

by Anita Serwaa Adzoga  (My Joy Online) Smart Energy Solutions for Africa (SESA) has begun deploying smokeless fuel energy innovation in some senior high schools in the Ashanti region. In partnership with the Akenten Appiah-Menka University, the project seeks to reduce the use

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Utilizing Bagasse Waste to Battle Deforestation

Cornelius Van Tonder (BARA Industrial Plant Consultants/Biomass Magazine)   ... Being that it must be cost effective, as most of Malawi is far below the global average poverty line, the solution must outperform in the market with the charred wood product.

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EPM Begins Operating Colombia’s First Biomethane Plant

(Bioenergy Insight) Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM), a state-owned, industrial and commercial public utilities organisation in Colombia, has begun operating the country's first biomethane plant as it seeks to diversify its clean energy portfolio. Located in Itaguí, in the greater metropolitan area

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Production of Clean Cooking Energy in Sierra Leone October 2023 and March/April 2024 Updates

by Moses Moseray ( (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special to Advanced Biofuels USA)  I have made modifications of my stove based on the request and suggestions from those that have used it and those that are interested to have it and to trial it. 

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Subsidy Removal: Rise in Fuel Price Presents Biofuels as Viable Option – Environmentalists

by Henry Nnaemeka (Daily Post) The removal of fuel subsidy by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led government has no doubt caused untold hardship for many Nigerians.  However, clean energy advocates and environmentalists, have described the situation as a blessing in disguise for

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African Nations Set to Visit India for Ethanol Blending, Biogas Studies

by Subhayan Chakraborty (Business Standard)  Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda keen to replicate India's ethanol blending, biogas initiatives -- Close on the heels of its historic outreach to African nations and the successful launch of the Global Biofuel Alliance (GBA), India will soon welcome

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Energy Transitions to and from Gas Cooking: A Global Perspective --- October 11, 2023 --- ONLINE

This webinar focuses on a comprehensive perspective on energy transitions in cooking, encompassing both the adoption of gas as well as alternative methods worldwide. This webinar offers insights into the evolving clean cooking arena, presenting diverse viewpoints on the benefits

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IRENA Virtual Knowledge Exchange Series on Renewables-based Clean Cooking: Key Messages and the Way Forward

(Clean Cooking Alliance)  The Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) target of achieving universal access to clean cooking fuels and technologies remains elusive. The 2023 SDG 7 Tracking Report highlights that, despite the progress, some 2.3 billion people still used polluting fuels

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Biogas Plant to Solve Agricultural Waste Problem in West Lombok, Indonesia

(Bioenergy Insight) The West Lombok Regency community in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB), Indonesia, is set to begin construction of a biogas plant that can treat local agricultural waste from corn production. The plant is slated to begin operating in 2025, and it

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Cooking in Toxic Smoke: The Bioethanol Solution to Replace Polluting Fuels

(Pivot Clean Energy) ... This article outlines the health and environmental risks posed by the usage of solid fuels as energy sources in cooking applications, and explores the viability of bioethanol-based alternatives. Solid & Fossil Fuels: The Hazards ... The Health and Environmental Toll  ... Additionally,

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Providing a Roadmap: Standards Development for Clean Cooking

(Pivot Clean Energy) ... A growing area of interest for bioethanol is for use as a household energy source, primarily in cooking applications.  This renewable fuel has the necessary attributes to be a viable, clean energy source for household cookstoves in

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Woman Flaunts Special Biofuel Gel She Uses to Cook as Cooking Gas Prices Hike

by Muyela Roberto and Wycliffe Musalia (Tuko)A lady using biofuel gel in a cooker has stirred massive reactions online when she said it could serve as an alternative to cooking gas; After putting some amount of the gel through the

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Dimeta and Enerkem Collaborate on Large Scale Waste-to-DME Projects in Europe and the USA

(Enerkem)  Enerkem, the first company in the world to produce bio-methanol from mixed waste at commercial scale, and Dimeta, a joint venture between two of the largest off-grid energy suppliers, have announced that they are initiating feasibility studies for the development

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Pivot Clean Energy: Accelerating Household Transitions to Bioethanol

(Ethanol Producer Magazine) Produced by Ethanol Producer Magazine, Pivot’s Alicia ElMamouni discusses the movement to increase access to bioethanol for the billions of people currently lacking access to modern, clean household energy. Recorded live at the 2023 FEW in Omaha, Nebraska.

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The Urgent Need for Ethanol Cooking in Africa

by Douglas L. Faulkner (“The Cleantech Conservative”) and Gerard J. Ostheimer (Clean Energy Ministerial Biofuture Campaign) (Biofuels Digest) We have argued in the Digest that bio-based fuels, chemicals, and materials ought to be a cornerstone of the modern African economy.   In

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Rebecca Boudreaux, CEO of Oberon Fuels, was special guest this past week on ABLC Connect, and she took us through Oberon’s promise and progress, milestones achieved and the next ones down the road, on the journey

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Production of Clean Cooking Energy in Sierra Leone

by Moses Moseray (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special to Advanced Biofuels USA) We all know that the world is moving from the bondage of using dirty energy (wood, charcoal, kerosene, etc.) to a clean cooking energy solution in order to save life,

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Digesting the North: Balance BioGas Is Bringing Digesters to Remote Communities

by Maria Church (Canadian Biomass Magazine) A Yukon company has developed small-scale biodigesters designed specifically to decarbonize rural and remote communities. Balance BioGas is commercializing its solutions along with a new dashboard tool. Made in the North, for the North. That’s a

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Modern Bioenergy Provides Opportunities for Developing Countries

 (IEA Bioenergy) At the online event ’Opportunities of bioenergy and biofuels in developing economies‘, organized on 22 and 23 May by the IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Bioenergy) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), more than 500

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Unlocking the Bioethanol Economy

(United Nations Industrial Development Organization)  A Pathway to Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development in Developing Countries -- ... Developing a bioethanol industry and value chain, by leveraging a vibrant agriculture sector and agro-industries in developing, least developed, and small island

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) SHV Energy is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy, such as LPG, LNG, hydrogen, bioLPG and rDME. The company serves 30 million business and residential customers in 24 countries across 4 continents. The ambition

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Turkey Plans to Bolster Biogas Production

(Bioenergy Insight) Turkey's Agriculture and Forestry Ministry is working on projects aimed at utilising geothermal energy resources, particularly in urban agriculture, while officials are looking into ways to boost biomass production in rural areas, according to Daily News. ... Meanwhile, Turkey's Agriculture Ministry

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to GTI Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) GTI Energy is an organization dedicated to advancing the economy-wide transformation needed to deeply decarbonize energy systems while supplying the energy needed to support rising standards of living and economic growth worldwide. CEO Paula Gant

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to BioLPG and the Global LPG Partnership

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The Global LPG Partnership is a United Nations-backed, non-profit Public-Private Partnership formed in 2012, under the UN Sustainable Energy for All initiative. Its remit is to assist developing countries and their stakeholders to plan, finance

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Telangana Generates Electricity from Vegetable Waste ~PM Modi Praises Hyderabad’s Bowenpally Sabzi Mandi Innovative Efforts at ‘Man Ki Baat

(Government of India Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) The Bowenpally Vegetable Market has caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attention for its innovative waste management system. PM praised the one-of-its-kind bioelectricity, biofuel and bio-manure generation project during one of Mann Ki

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How the Biomass Pellet Industry Could Grow 10-Fold, and Help Save the Planet

by Michael Shepard (Bioenergy International)  ... The opportunity lies in the kitchens of the nearly four billion people who cook some or all of their food with smoky fires burning wood, charcoal, or dung. The costs of this problem are well

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WS29: Opportunities of Bioenergy and Biofuels in Developing Economies --- May 22-23, 2023 --- ONLINE Recorded Presentations Available Free

e-Workshop organized by IEA Bioenergy, in collaboration with UNIDO Over the past decades and in multiple countries, bioenergy has supported the development of local economies, while helping to reduce the dependency on imported fossil fuels. If biomass resources are produced sustainably,

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Everything, Everywhere, All At Once: The African Bio-Economy Story

by Douglas L. Faulkner and Gerard J. Ostheimer (Biofuels Digest) With a nod to the Oscar winning movie of the same name, we want to convey a sense of where the African Bioeconomy is now, where it could be headed, and

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy and rDME technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) SHV Energy is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy, such as LPG, LNG, hydrogen, bioLPG and rDME. The company serves 30 million business and residential customers in 24 countries across 4 continents. The ambition

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The African Bioeconomy Comes into Focus

by Gerard J. Ostheimer and Douglas L. Faulkner (Biofuels Digest) GOOD NEWS  --  Steady growth of the African bioeconomy is a “good news” story hiding in plain sight. Recent commercial successes combined with ambitious investments are helping to bring a vision for

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My Hometown, Onitsha, “The Dirtiest Place in the World”

Achukwu Onyinye Jane of Anambra State, Nigeria writes about efforts to solve problems with disposal or management of human waste by collecting it to convert to renewable fuel via anaerobic digestion. The group seeks training and equipment required to achieve

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Vegetable Oil Is Gaining Traction as a Biofuel

by Felicity Bradstock (OilPrice.com) - Biofuels have grown increasingly popular in recent years as a way to reduce emissions when it comes to both transport and heating. -In the UK, around 1.7 million homes still rely on kerosene heaters, and

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Innovative Biogas Technology from Sistema.bio gets MNRE Govt of India Approval

(Sistema.bio/The Week Magazine)  - Sistema.bio's flexi biogas technology, ranging from 1 to 25 cubic meter per day, is certified under the National Biogas Programme.  -  The MNRE approval for Sistema.bio biogas plants will contribute to impact millions of dairy farmers

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Osaka Gas USA, Tallgrass & Green Plains Partner to Advance Japan’s Climate Objectives

(Green Plains/Business Wire) Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE), Tallgrass and Osaka Gas USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan-based Osaka Gas, today announced the commencement of a joint feasibility study to evaluate the production of up to 200,000 tons per year of synthetic

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) SHV Energy is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy, such as LPG, LNG, hydrogen, bioLPG and rDME. We serve 30 million business and residential customers in 24 countries across 4 continents. Our ambition is

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SUEZ and Waga Energy Commission Fifth Biogas Unit

(Bioenergy Insight) SUEZ and Waga Energy have commissioned a new Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) production unit at the Madaillan landfill in Milhac-d’Auberoche (southwestern France) - the fifth RNG production unit to be commissioned jointly by SUEZ and Waga Energy. Recovering RNG

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Dimeta and rDME, Accelerating the Off-Grid Energy Transition

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Dimeta is accelerating the energy transition in off-grid areas. They are advancing the production and use of renewable and recycled carbon Dimethyl Ether  “rDME”), a low-carbon sustainable liquid gas, to support the de-fossilization of the

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West Africa Dialogue on Ethanol Clean Cooking Solutions: Social, Health, Economic, Environmental and Climate Impacts

(ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE))  The Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to UN of several countries is lagging behind in achieving 2030 SDG commitments and actions. The pandemic became a bottleneck in the development process of the

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Ethanol Clean Cooking Solutions: Social, Health, Economic, Environmental and Climate Impacts --- November 29, 2022 --- ONLINE

West Africa Dialogue on Ethanol Clean Cooking Solutions: Social, Health, Economic, Environmental and Climate Impacts The objectives of this dialogue are; 1. Introduce ethanol clean cooking solutions leading to better social fabric, health, economy and environment outcomes. 2. Promote innovative delivery opportunities for

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Biogas Ever More Popular in Rural Botswana Due to UNDP Project

(Bioenergy Insight) At a cattle post settlement called Gatuma located near Mmathethe village, south of Botswana, Goemeone and Mpho Kagiso have over the past year embraced biogas energy and are enjoying more than just the financial relief it brings, reported Xinhua, "Biogas

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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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India to Pitch for Global Biofuels Alliance at G20 - Oil Minister

by Mohi Narayan (Reuters)  India plans to pitch for a global alliance on biofuels among members of the group of 20 major economies, oil minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday, as the world's third biggest oil consumer bids to boost

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Food Waste Turns Biofuel for Preparing Noon Meal in Coimbatore School

by R Aishwaryaa (The Hindu) Students of the Government High School in Gandhinagar, here, turn food waste to bio-gas to prepare noon meal. The school inaugurated the bio-gas kit, which was set up by the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Town for ₹30,000

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Kiambu Dairy Farmers Embrace Biogas Installation

by Fridah Chomba and Victor Muchiri (Kenya News Agency) Kiambu is an agriculture-based County that has adopted Biogas as a renewable source of energy. Biogas is affordable, reliable and environmentally friendly. As one of the top five leading counties in dairy

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Indian Police Department to Use Biogas to Feed “Huge Dog Squad”

(Bioenergy Insight)  The City Armed Reserve (CAR) campus in Adugodi has become the first in the city's police department to have a waste management facility, according to the New Indian Express. The biogas generated through wet waste will soon be used

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National Grid Identifies Robust Stocks of RNG, Hydrogen

(National Grid/Biomass Magazine)  National Grid has located robust stocks of renewable natural gas (RNG) and hydrogen potentially available for its customers in Massachusetts and New York through the company’s first-of-its kind Northeast clean energy request for information (RFI) issued in May.

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Africa Faces Rising Energy Demands

by Colin Ley (Biofuels International) Assessing the state on biofuels development across Africa with any degree of accuracy or fairness is always a challenge, given the vastness and diversity of the continent. The complexity of the task is even greater at

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Biogas Production Begins in Chipinge, Zimbabwe

(Bioenergy Insight)  Chipinge Town Council, Zimbabwe, has began a biogas digester project to produce biogas using biodegraded waste from the marketplace to meet the energy needs of local businesses and residents, according to The Manica Post. The project is conducted in

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IWK, EMB to Pioneer Production of Ethanol and Biogas from Wastewater

by Shafiqqul aliff (Malaysian Reserve)  Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and collaborated with EMB Business Sdn Bhd to pioneer the production of ethanol and biogas generated from wastewater processing for commercial purposes. Environment And

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NGO Helps Rural Residents Install Biogas Plants

(Bioenergy Insight)  Koodugal, which is an Indian NGO, has started helping villages in India install biogas plants and achieve energy self-sufficiency. As a result, villages including Chaparthi and Thaliyur, Kaveripattinam block in Krishnagiri district, now have biogas plants that have

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Green Fuel Alternative to EV Charging Stations

by Rajesh Ayyappasur (GPS Renewables/Express Mobility) ... While the electric mobility industry is doing quite a commendable job of ushering in a new age of green transportation and its widespread implementation, there is no hiding from the fact that the

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Roadmap for Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) in India

(The Statesman)  ... For the past two decades, India has been making progress towards putting in place an ecosystem to increase the quantities of fuel-grade ethanol blended into petrol under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) program for its use in

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Indian Railways Prepares Food from Biogas Plant at Electric Loco Training Centre

(Bioenergy Insight)  Indian Railways is taking a big step towards the conservation of energy. According to the Railway Ministry, a biogas plant has been set up by the Southeast Central Railway zone at Electric Loco Training Centre at Uslapur Adarsh

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Anaerobic Digestion Plant to Supply Attleborough Town with Green Gas-VIDEO

(Privilege Finance)  Construction work at a Norfolk-based anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will provide households in the south-east town of Attleborough with 10MW of biomethane per hour – enough to supply 4,000 homes, and guarantee green gas for most of the

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Commercial Availability! Oberon Fuels Drives Down Emissions from Propane with New rDME/Propane Blend

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) ... Oberon Fuels announced commercial availability of a new approach to drive down emissions across the propane industry: a blend of propane and Oberon’s renewable DME (dimethyl ether) and that Suburban Propane is the first

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WORLD – a BONUS 5-letter Word as We Reflect on EARTH MONTH. 

Sustainable, renewable FUELS are key to achieving the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development GOALS to transform our WORLD. Food, feed and fuel co-products OFTEN result from sustainable, renewable fuel production; and using climate SMART agricultural practices to produce feedstock WHILE

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Zeroing in on rDME, Renewable Dimethyl-Ether: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Dimeta

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Rebecca Groen from Dimeta shared this illuminating slide guide at ABLC last month and now’s your chance to see what she had to say about renewable and recycled carbon DME as a fuel that can

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Brazil’s Ethanol Journey: From ‘a Fuel of the Future’ to the ‘Future of Fuel

(Economic Times Energy World)  Brazil's experience of creating an ethanol economy has the potential to support others in developing their strategies and selecting the best pathways. ... Biofuels have been a part of Brazil’s National Energy policies for nearly half a century.

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ASHES Webinar - Combating Household Air Pollution with Clean Energy Solutions in Ghana --- April 20, 2022 --- ONLINE

Despite a growing economy and increasing urbanization, wood and charcoal remain Ghana’s primary source of energy for cooking, with over 80% of rural households and more than half of urban households relying primarily on these fuels. This translates into high

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STOVE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

How ABOUT a cook STOVE that can use CLEAN, GREEN renewable ethanol as fuel instead of DIRTY, SMOKY charcoal, wood or dung.  Photo from Project Gaia. LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/cook-stoves/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight

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Spark+ Africa Fund Reaches Its First Financial Close with $40 Million to Invest in Clean and Modern Cooking Solutions in Africa

(Groupo Banco Africano de Desenvolimento)  The Spark+ Africa Fund has raised over $40 million in a first close, it was announced on Wednesday. The Fund is the world’s first impact investment fund focused on financing the value chains of clean and

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BCB Are Looking for Funding and Advice for a Sustainable ‘Future 4 Fuel Is Solid’ Project on New Solid Ethanol Technology for an African or Asian Country

(Joint-Forces.com) BCB International are looking for funding and advice for an exciting sustainable project, to conduct a longer follow-on study on our new solid ethanol technology to an African or Asian country, at scale. This ‘Future 4 Fuel Is Solid’ (FFIS) project

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Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., Oberon Fuels and Empresas Lipigas Announce Collaboration to Evaluate Renewable Dimethyl Ether + Propane Blends in Latin America

(Oberon Fuels) Three leaders in their respective industries announce a collaboration to test a clean, innovative low carbon fuel blend in residential and commercial applications in Latin America. The collaboration includes Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH) – the third largest retail propane distributor

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Competitive Edge: WESAF Energy Solutions

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... We decided to set up WESAF ENERGY as there is a glaring gap in the African energy matrix which is heavily dominated by Oil and Gas. This however has still left millions in Sub-Saharan

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New Research Explores ‘Toilet-Linked’ AD Potential

(Bioenergy Insight) Research by the University of Stirling will help decision-makers understand and overcome the barriers preventing the uptake of 'toilet-linked' biogas technologies. One pioneering process enables home toilets to be connected to an anaerobic digester, which converts the waste

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300,000 Kenyan Household Subscribers on KOKO's Clean Fuel Platform

(KOKO Networks) Team KOKO today celebrated the company's latest sales milestone, with more than 300,000 household subscribers on our clean fuel and carbon platform in Kenya. KOKO Fuel was launched to the market in late 2019, and has battled major supply-side and

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Congressman Neguse Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Improve Global Health, Economic, and Environmental Wellbeing through Clean Cooking

(Office of Congressman Joe Neguse (R-CO 2nd)) Congressman Joe Neguse introduced the Clean Cooking Support Act,bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would address the health, environmental, and economic problems caused by exposure to smoke from traditional cookstoves and open fires. The Clean Cooking Support

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New HEI Report Examines Major Sources of PM and Impacts on Global Health

(Health Effects Institute) A new report published by HEI brings together for the first time comprehensive global estimates of the most common sources of fine particulate matter (PM) air pollution and its impacts on global health. Key findings in the report, Global Burden

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Can Ireland Warm Homes and Cook Dinners with Hydrogen?

(Gas Networks Ireland) Whether we will be able to warm our homes and cook our dinners with hydrogen in the future is a question that researchers from University College Dublin’s Energy Institute (UCDEI) are hoping to answer as part of a

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SoCalGas’ Biomethanation Reactor System to be Used in Maine Dairy Digester

(SoCalGas) The reactor is part of a $5 million project funded by the Department of Energy  -- SoCalGas’ biomethanation reactor system will be used to help produce renewable energy as part of a power-to-gas demonstration. This system will be installed at

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Nairobi's Fuel Dispensers Replace Charcoal, Kerosene with Biofuel

(Today/Reuters) In Kenya's capital Nairobi, restaurant owner Miriam Kamau lifts a steaming ladle of food from a stove burning locally produced ethanol - a fuel made from the byproducts of sugar production. She is one of about 200,000 customers of three-year-old Kenyan

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From a Nuisance to a Benefit, ‘World’s Worst Weed’ Finds New Use as Biofuel

(South Africa Today) • A startup in western Kenya has developed a process of making bioethanol from water hyacinths, addressing both the need for a clean fuel alternative to charcoal and fuelwood, and the spread of the invasive hyacinths. Proponents

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Going Global: Expanding the Reach and Impact of GTI’s Cool LPG Technology as a Clean Fuel Alternative

(GTI) GTI is pleased to announce it has recently entered into licensing agreements with the Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP) and BioLPG, LLC (BioLPG), for GTI’s Cool LPG technology that indicates utility for decarbonizing energy systems and supplying green LPG for

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Going Biofuel Will Help Fight Climate Change, Secure Energy Supply-Swestep Boss

by Hassan Muaz (The Eagle Online) ...   Well, some years ago in Rivers State, the National Association of Anatomy Students organised a conference, and we later went on a field trip to Songhai Farm. There I saw how agricultural waste was

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Biogest Receives Orders for Two Agricultural Biomethane Plants

(Bioenergy Insight)  Biogest has received orders to build two biomethane (RNG) plants using agricultural waste and by-products from chicken farms in western France. Biomethane (RNG) production from animal, agricultural and food waste is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors

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United States Announced as Chair of Multilateral Biofuture Platform during Biofuture Summit II

(Biofuture Platform/PR Newswire) - Policy Blueprint was also unveiled to urgently accelerate the growth of the global bioeconomy; - The IEA's Net Zero by 2050 report published last week has highlighted the critical role that sustainable bioenergy will play in the clean

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 3: Renewable Liquid Fuels: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Take yourself back to an earlier time, when we relied on horses, oxen and other renewably fueled animals for mobility and work.  (They ate corn, wheat, oats and other bio-plants, didn't they?) Now move ahead a

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Refugees in Sudan Reap Benefits of Clean Cooking Energy

by Sylvia Nabanoba and Vanessa Zola (UNHCR) A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows reforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.  --  The glow from a matchstick lights up Alisa Deng’s

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UMD Collaborates Internationally to Convert an Invasive Weed into Biogas and Animal Feed in Nigeria

(University of Maryland)  Research and Extension project addresses environmental and human health concerns, providing new economic opportunities to the Hadejia Valley region  -- As part of an ongoing project years in the making, Richard Kohn of Animal and Avian Sciences

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WEBINAR: ASHES STAR #2: Experimental Interventions to Facilitate Clean Cookstove Adoption, Clean Indoor Air, & Mitigate Climate Change --- February 24, 2021

Reason for concern: 3.8 billion people (49% of the global population) still rely on traditional energy sources to support household needs such as cooking, heating, and lighting. Due to this, household air pollution is a top-ten risk factor for global

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New Online Educational Series about Renewable Fuels—“30/30” Package Includes 30 Minute Online Presentation plus Materials for Directed Discussion about Renewable Fuels and the Circular Economy

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Need to learn or teach about renewable fuels and the circular economy? About biofuels? Find what you need in this new series of 30 minute recorded presentations that come with a package of supporting materials for 30

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“Just a Minute” Educational Series Presents Episode 4, Biofuels: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow -- A Look into the Historical and Common Uses of Biofuels

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The fourth episode of “Just A Minute or So about Renewable Fuels” focuses on how biofuels have been used throughout history, and their uses as technology progresses. This video is a great tool for

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WEBINAR: ASHES STAR Series #1 "Cookstove Emissions, Climate, & Health Impacts: Integrated Lab, Field, & Modeling Study" --- January 14, 2021

Reason for concern: 3.8 billion people (49% of the global population) still rely on traditional energy sources to support household needs such as cooking, heating, and lighting. Due to this, household air pollution is a top-ten risk factor for global

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Energy Transitions in Emerging Economies: What Success Looks Like and How to Replicate It

by Lachlan Carey and Nikos Tsafos (Center for Strategic and International Studies) Can emerging economies grow while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, either on an absolute basis or against some business-as-usual baseline? The Energy Security and Climate Change Program at the

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The Use of Biogas at the Dickinson College Farm

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  In recent years, Dickinson College of Carlisle, PA, has been interested in innovative environmental practices that will improve the community and foster a hands-on learning experience for the students. In 2008, students and staff

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ATM-Style Machines Used to Dispense Bioethanol in Kenya

(Biofuels International) Vending machines are being used to dispense liquid bioethanol to customers across Nairobi in Kenya.  Designed and built by KOKO Networks, these machines are being installed inside local shops to provide fuel in small quantities for daily cooking. These

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Turning Waste into Energy: How Banana Skins and Manure Are Being Re-Used to Help Power Homes

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC) Blessed with a wide variety of landscapes, the African country of Uganda produces everything from bananas and coffee to tea and cocoa. ... Vianney Tumwesige is managing director of Green Heat International, a firm which wants

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50,000th Nairobi Household Switched on by IoT & KOKO Fuel

by Sid Chudasama (CIO East Africa)  The solution provides a safer, more eco-friendly alternative to domestic cooking, without the need for firewood or charcoal.  -- KOKO fuel from KOKO Networks Limited is one of the only, and most prominent, agrofuel in

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USGC Sees Potential for Ethanol Exports in Industrial Uses

by By Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News) The U.S. Grains Council is taking a harder look at promoting ethanol for industrial use. USGC CEO Ryan LeGrand says value-added products like hand sanitizer have helped buoy ethanol exports as fuel demand falls off. “People started

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IEA Offers World Governments a Sustainable Recovery Plan to Boost Economic Growth, Create Millions of Jobs and Put Emissions into Structural Decline

(International Energy Agency)  Based on analysis conducted in cooperation with the IMF, new IEA report outlines energy-focused policies and investments to move the world towards a cleaner and more resilient future  -- The International Energy Agency is today presenting a

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Clean Cooking Alliance Selects Portfolio Companies for Industry Acceleration Program

(CISION/PR Web/Clean Cooking Alliance)  A diverse portfolio of 33 companies, operating mainly in Africa, will be supported by the Clean Cooking Alliance’s new Venture Catalyst (VC) program. The program focuses on building an investment-ready pipeline through venture-level interventions, to deliver

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SoCalGas Unveils Program to Help Californians Access Renewable Gas

(Southern California Gas Co./NGV Journal) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced it and other important stakeholders have agreed on details of a proposed plan to offer renewable natural gas to customers, and have filed that agreement with the California Public

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PTG Earmarks B5bn for Pumps, Expansion

by Yuthana Praiwan (Bangkok Post)  ...PTG is also allocating another 500 million baht for the PPP Green Complex, a palm oil plant in Prachuap Khiri Khan, to make cooking oil and biodiesel. This project is a joint venture between PTG,

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In Kenya, Herders Turn an Invasive Cactus into Biofuel

by Robert Kibet (Deutsch Welle) The prickly pear cactus has taken over thousands of hectares of grazing land in arid parts of Kenya. Now herders, NGOs and scientists are teaming up to fight back against the prickly menance that's deadly

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Methanol as Fuel, Chemical Feedstock and Liquid Hydrogen Carrier: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Methanol as Fuel and Feedstock

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Methanol is versatile – it can be used as turbine fuel, cooking fuel, and as a fuel for solid oxide fuel cells. But G.K.Surya Prakash from University of Southern California shares in this illuminating presentation other

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Project Gaia, Inc. Announces a Donation of 23,000 Liters of Ethanol from ADM for Commercial Scale-Up of Ethanol Stoves in Lagos, Nigeria

(Project Gaia) Project Gaia, Inc. announces a donation of 23,000 liters of ethanol from ADM (NYSE: ADM) to assist with the commercial scale-up of ethanol stoves in Lagos, Nigeria. This commercial scale-up follows a successful pilot study conducted in Lagos

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South Dakota’s First Dairy Renewable Natural Gas Project under Construction

(Brightmark/NGV Journal) Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, has signed a manure supply agreement with two South Dakota dairy companies, Boadwine Farms, Inc. and Mooody County Dairy Limited Partnership, to capture methane produced by nearly 12,000 dairy cows

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Brightmark to Build Dairy RNG Project in South Dakota

(Brightmark Energy/Biomass Magazine) Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, announced Feb. 5 that it has signed a manure supply agreement with two South Dakota dairy companies, Boadwine Farms Inc. and Mooody County Dairy Limited Partnership, to capture methane

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Oberon Fuels, SHV Energy Partner up to Accelerate Renewable DME: Is This Tech a Carbon Removal Machine of Great Importance?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) In California, Oberon Fuels and SHV Energy are partnering to accelerate the use of renewable DME to reduce the carbon footprint of transportation fuel.  For Oberon’s path to scale, the partnership will include funding to

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Turning Household Waste into Liquefied Biofuel to Save Electricity

by Edgar Brandt (New Era Live)  The founder of Nghishe Biotech, Charles Haluodi, has developed a system to convert organic waste such as food, animal and plant waste, into environmentally friendly flammable gas and organic fertiliser. ... He added that biogas is

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The Versatile Ethanol Molecule: Ethylene, with a Similar Molecular Structure to that of Ethanol, Has Enormous Market Opportunity around the World.

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Knock a water molecule off ethanol and you’ll get ethylene, C2H4—the most widely produced organic chemical globally that is the basis for scores of other chemicals and hundreds (maybe thousands) of products, from

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Turning CO2 into Fuel

by Andrew Myers (American Energy Society)  ... Recycling CO2 emissions themselves as researchers at Stanford University are doing has shown some promising results. They are turning carbon dioxide from car exhaust pipes and other sources into fuels like natural gas

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JKUAT Alumni and Innovator Turns Water Hyacinth into Biofuel

by Patrick Amunavi (farmers.co.ke) Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology alumni, and Innovator, Erick Gathirwa Kariuki, has developed a biofuel innovation by harnessing the water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) into a bioethanol product that can be used as cooking fuel in households. Erick

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Standards Alliance Organizes Workshop on Biofuel Standards for Household Cooking and Transportation

(American National Standards Institute) The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), through its public-private partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Standards Alliance, organized a one-day workshop on biofuel standards for household cooking and transportation in Maputo, Mozambique, on November 14, 2019. This

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UNIDO Rolls out 500,000 Clean Cook Stoves in Dar es Salaam

(United Nations Industrial Development Organization) The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its partners initiated the roll-out of 500,000 ethanol cook stoves to households in various wards of Dar es Salaam. Speaking on behalf of the District Commissioner for Ilala, the

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Manure, Trash and Wastewater: U.S. Utilities Get Dirty in Climate Fight

by Nichola Groom (Reuters)  ...  (Joey) Airoso is tapping into a growing market among U.S. utilities for so-called renewable natural gas, or biomethane, that is being driven by the fight against climate change. For farmers, it is a way to get ahead

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Growdiesel Ventures Limited, India's Leading Biofuel Company Launches Renewable Fuel Industrial Training Certification for Students

(Growdiesel Ventures Limited/Futures Trading Charts) Established in 2001, Growdiesel is India's leading Renewable Fuel company that is providing innovative turn-key solutions to various Government, Hotels, Hospitals, Residential societies, Corporates, Schools and other sectors. They are solving World's 2 biggest problems: Waste Elimination

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Want More Miles per Gallon? Start Planting Some Trees

by Beth A. Russell (Idaho National Laboratory) It turns out that trees (or as researchers refer to them, woody biomass) can be refined to produce a carbon-rich wood alcohol that is excellent for use in high-octane fuel blends. Lest one imagine a

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BCB International Awarded Military Rations Contract

by Harry Lye (Army Technology) UK military and survival equipment innovator BCB International has won a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to supply environmentally-friendly fuel for cooking and reducing the British Army’s carbon footprint. The fuel called ‘FireDragon’ will

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Scientists in Mexico Trial Biogas Production from Seaweed

(Bioenergy Insight)  A laboratory in Yucatán, Mexico has developed a prototype system that converts seaweed into biogas. Scientists started experimenting with sargassum after large quantities of the seaweed began washing up on the Yucatán coast. Raúl Tapia Tussell, head researcher in

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SoCalGas and Calgren Announce Completion of Dairy Renewable Natural Gas Facility, Expected to be Largest in U.S.

(Southern California Gas Company/CISION)  Calgren's dairy biogas operation--first of its kind in California-captures methane from animal waste to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide pipeline quality renewable natural gas  --  Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today joined Calgren Dairy Fuels, and state and local

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Total Starts Up the La Mède Biorefinery

(Total)  Total has started up production at the La Mède biorefinery in southeastern France, with the first batches of biofuel coming off the line. It is the final step in converting a former oil refinery into a new energies complex.

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KOKO Sets up 700 Smart Fuel ATMs across Nairobi

(Business Today)  KOKO Networks has announced the installation of 700 ethanol fuel ATMs across the Nairobi. The company also unveiled its new 2-burner cooker at an event attended by Dr Joseph Njoroge, Principal Secretary in the ministry of Energy. Speaking at the launch,

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A Sweet Approach to Clean Cooking

by Danilo De Oliveira Pereira (United National Industrial Development Organization)  UNIDO is implementing a programme which creates value chains of clean cooking fuels and technologies in several countries. With a “market enabling framework,” the organization is turning the lack of clean cooking

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5 Minutes With… Bram Gräber and Rebecca Groen from SHV Energy.

by Liz Gyekye (BioMarket Insights)  “In use, bio LPG is identical to conventional LPG and therefore has the benefit of being able to be blended and used by all existing appliances.” 123 years. That is how long family-owned multinational organisation SHV Energy

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KOKO’S Technology Production Facility Inaugurated in Nairobi

(KOKO Networks)  Ahead of the Go-Live of KOKO’s Greater Nairobi Network, the company officially inaugurates 17,500 sq.ft facility that is the beating heart of its Nairobi operations  --  KOKO Networks (“KOKO”) today cut the ribbon on its state-of-the-art technology production facility in

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RNG: Most Efficient Approach to Decarbonizing Buildings

by Marcus Gillette (Biomass Magazine/Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas)  Critics of natural gas have begun to call for 100 percent electrification of buildings to reduce GHG emissions from the sector.The better approach is to support avenues that facilitate the reduction of emissions

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Want a Green New Deal? Here’s a Better One.

(Washington Post)  We favor a Green New Deal to save the planet. We believe such a plan can be efficient, effective, focused and achievable. The Green New Deal proposed by congressional Democrats does not meet that test. Its proponents, led by

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SAS, Finnair and China Airlines Launch Passenger Carbon Offsetting Initiatives

(GreenAir Online)  Three airlines – SAS, Finnair and China Airlines – have each introduced carbon offsetting initiatives for their customers. Starting this month, SAS Group will offset the carbon emissions of all tickets booked through its EuroBonus loyalty programme, which has

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Techie Builds Biofuel Plant, Makes Home Free of LPG

by Manjula Nair (Times of India)   ... For (Priyadarshan) Sahasrabuddhe, an engineer by training from IIT-Bombay,  has been turning wet waste into biofuel - all in a bid to be free from LPG. He has already made his parents "LPG-free" by setting up biofuel

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Ethanol Stoves Maker’s App Ropes in Customers as Marketers

(Business Daily Africa)  Low income households using KOKO Networks’ ethanol stoves can now earn commissions by marketing the cooker through a new app. myKOKO allows users to earn up to Sh250 per sale of the special cookers that currently retail at

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Ghana's and Nigeria's Green Energy Biofuels Scaling Renewable Ethanol for Clean Cooking Fuels

(Green Energy Biofuels)  The KIKE Green Cook stove has been successfully used in households of all income levels in Kumasi and Accra's capital city, Ghana and widely used in Nigeria. It has been introduced by the Nigerian Alliance for Clean

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Thailand: New Facility Opens to Produce, Store and Deliver Biogas

(Cenergy Solutions/NGV Journal)  Cenergy Solutions has completed the installation of their first Adsorbent Natural Gas (ANG) Biogas Cleaning, Storing and Utilization System at a pig farm in Thailand that has been venting biogas for over 30 years. The biogas is cleaned

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Investors Turn Kenya’s Troublesome Invasive Water Hyacinth into Cheap Fuel

by Benson Rioba (Inter Press Service) Water hyacinth is a weed and if not controlled on Lake Victoria, experts are concerned that the lake’s water levels might drop by 60 percent. -- Currently 30 square kilometres of Lake Victoria, which stretches to

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Niti Aayog to Reach out to Cabinet Secretary to Move Methanol Blending Plan

by Yogima Seth Sharma (Economic Times)  Niti Aayog will seek cabinet secretary PK Sinha’s intervention to push blending of methanol with petrol after repeated efforts to persuade the petroleum ministry to go ahead with the proposal failed, a senior government official

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UNILORIN to Commence Installation of Mini-Refinery for Biodiesel

(News Diary Online)  The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the university will soon install a mini-refinery equipment for processing of Jatropha a flowering plant. Abdulkareem said this on Thursday inhis welcome address at the 8th International Jatropha

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Iganga to Turn Garbage into Fertilisers, Cooking Fuel

(The Observer)  Choked with swelling garbage piles, Iganga Municipal Council has invited Danish bio-engineering firm Transform, here. The company will help to convert the overflowing garbage into biofertilisers. Iganga is an old town, dating back to the 1890s when the protectorate district administrators

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Israeli Researchers Create Hydrochar from Human Waste

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Israel, researchers at the Ben-Gurion University Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research have published a study in the Journal of Cleaner Production showing the use of hydrothermal carbonization to transform human waste into hydrochar for use as biofuel.

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Kenyan Teacher Uses Water Hyacinths for Biofuel

by Hassan Lali (BBC) A Kenyan teacher Richard Awra uses water hyacinths in a new biofuel to combat both problems of energy poverty and plant over-growth. The Kenya Marine institute estimates has covered about 10,360 hectares of Lake Victoria. Richard hopes to continue

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Ethanol – A Solution to Pakistan’s Power Woes

By Umer Khayyam and Tehzeeb Bano (The Express Tribune)  ... Carbon dioxide/greenhouse gas emissions, generated from the burning of fossil fuels, are increasing in Third World societies like Pakistan. ... To negate the negative atmospheric results of non-renewable energy sources, global and regional

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Oman Goes Green with Fuel from Food Waste

by Sheikha Al Maqhus (Times of Oman)  Oman is setting up four biogas plants to produce energy from more than half a million tonnes of food waste, the cost of which amounts to above OMR50 million annually for its disposal. The country

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KOKO Networks Invests in Saarus to Commercially Roll Out Ethanol Cookstoves in India

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Kenya, KOKO Networks Ltd. announced a strategic investment in Saarus Innovations Pvt. Ltd., a product design and manufacturing company headquartered in Ahmedabad, India. KOKO and Saarus have collaborated closely in recent years. In particular, Saarus helped design,

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State to Provide Biogas Subsidies in Rural Areas

by Parul Kulshrestha (Times of India)  Rajasthan, which has to meet a target of 3,700 household Biogas plants in the state under the National Biogas and Management Programme (NBMMP), has announced to provide subsidies for same.  The National Biogas Policy that came into force

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Rwanda Eyes Biogas to Help Curb Deforestation

by Amy Yee (WRAL/New York Times)  The kitchen of Ecole Secondaire Kanombe Efotec, a boarding school here, is busy from dawn to dusk while the staff cooks meals for more than 1,000 hungry teenagers.  At one time, the school went through about

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