Trucking company’s green project turns ramen soup into biofuel

Trucking company’s green project turns ramen soup into biofuel

Shingo, Fukuoka Prefecture – While ramen has a legion of worshipers around the world, Masumi Nishida has a greater desire for “tonkotsu” soup than noodles. Trucking company president Nishida Shun here poured his passion into making biofuels from leftover ramen soup. Nishida made use of the opaque, uncooked broth cooked with pork bones to produce … Read more

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, acquiring a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS, a Norwegian biofuel company that plans to convert forest and timber waste into low-emission biofuels and biofuels. elements. Biojet AS plans to develop up to five facilities to produce biofuels … Read more

Progress could accelerate search for microalgae effective in converting light into biofuels to help fight climate change – ScienceDaily

Progress could accelerate search for microalgae effective in converting light into biofuels to help fight climate change – ScienceDaily

Production of high-energy lipids by microalgae may provide a sustainable source of renewable energy that could help tackle climate change. However, microalgae engineered to produce lipids quickly usually grow slowly themselves, making it difficult to increase overall yield. Bioengineers at UCLA have created a new type of petri dish in the form of permeable microparticles … Read more

Magic Mushrooms: Sustainable Allies – Down to Earth

Magic Mushrooms: Sustainable Allies – Down to Earth

issued in: 01/21/2022 – 17:38Modified: 01/21/2022 – 17:41 Fungi are commonly associated with the forest floor, and yes, mold. In fact, they are wonderful living beings with hidden supernatural powers. Whether it’s detoxifying contaminated soil, or even replacing fossil fuels, mushrooms can be an invaluable ally for the planet. In this episode of Down to … Read more

An Indian startup could revolutionize ocean farming with ‘sea harvest’

An Indian startup could revolutionize ocean farming with ‘sea harvest’

Seaweed is usually grown on ropes or nets suspended in the ocean, but current technologies make large-scale cultivation nearly impossible. Ocean farming is in the “stone ages,” according to Shrekumar Suryanarayan, co-founder and CEO of Bangalore-based Sea6 Energy and former head of research and development at Biocon, an Indian pharmaceutical company specializing in bio-sourced medicines. … Read more

Regulator says investment in biofuels should happen in California despite some opposition

Regulator says investment in biofuels should happen in California despite some opposition

Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles, California, US, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – California’s biofuel projects are critical to achieving its decarbonization goals despite a “tremendous decline” in some cases, a senior state environmental regulator said on Tuesday. The … Read more

RaboResearch: EU demand for biofuels will halve by 2050

RaboResearch: EU demand for biofuels will halve by 2050

The decarbonization of EU road transport will increasingly affect the demand for fossil fuels and biofuels, especially after 2030. The long-term outlook for biofuels, beyond 2045, does not look promising, as the projected decline in demand is likely to encourage biofuel companies on research for alternative uses for its products, according to a new research … Read more

US EPA proposes biofuel mandate cuts, a boost to pandemic-hit refiners

US EPA proposes biofuel mandate cuts, a boost to pandemic-hit refiners

NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Tuesday proposed scaling back the amount of biofuels that US oil refiners were required to blend into their fuel mix since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was intended to provide relief to the US refining industry after the health crisis slammed domestic … Read more

Blue Biofuels, Inc. Expanded technology licensing agreement

Blue Biofuels, Inc.  Expanded technology licensing agreement

Translation“Ethanol for renewable chemicals and jet fuel provides ethanol producers with new product capabilities Palm Beach Garden, Florida, Jan. 12, 2022 (Globe Newswire) – Blue biofuels, Inc. (PINK: Beov). Vertimass and Blue biofuels have expanded their previous licensing agreement to allow Blue Biofuels to convert additional ethanol into renewable jet fuels and other biohydrocarbons using … Read more

Canada’s largest renewable diesel plant will turn canola oil into fuel

Canada’s largest renewable diesel plant will turn canola oil into fuel

In five years, Canada’s largest renewable diesel plant will be turning canola oil into a renewable fuel, but some experts say that alternative isn’t the climate solution it was built to be. Earlier this week, Federated Co-operatives Ltd. , a large gas, food and agricultural supplies company, announced plans to build an estimated $2 billion … Read more