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  • Algae
  • The EISA also called for 21 billion gallons of advanced biofuels, produced from sources like switchgrass, corn stover and algae, to be used in the nation's fuel supply by 2022. (innovations-report.com)
  • fuel
  • Biofuels are in theory carbon-neutral because the carbon dioxide that is absorbed by the plants is equal to the carbon dioxide that is released when the fuel is burned. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of biofuels within the country is a consequence of the aim to diversify the energy mix, with criteria such as: Employment generation, agro-industrial development, environmental sustainability and improvement of fuel quality. (ecopetrol.com.co)
  • In Finland, a leading researcher has claimed that the country's love for biofuels, a fuel that he says is now becoming "marginal," has kept it from switching towards electric vehicles along with other countries in Europe. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • The 2007-12-19 US Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires American "fuel producers to use at least" 36 billion US gallons (140,000,000 m3) "of biofuel in 2022. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BioFuels Security Act is a proposed legislative Act of Congress intended to phase out current single-fueled vehicles in favor of flexible-fuel vehicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Center is funded by the North Carolina General Assembly to implement North Carolina's Strategic Plan for Biofuels Leadership and to reduce the state's dependence on imported liquid fuel. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • The EU Renewable Energy Directive requires that the lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of biofuels consumed be at least 50 percent less than the equivalent emissions from gasoline or diesel by 2017 (and 35 percent less starting in 2011). (wikipedia.org)
  • processes
  • In Brazil, Embrapa Agroenergia (DF) was able to identify species of microalgae that can be cultivated in liquid waste from agroindustrial processes, effluents.This crop can generate renewable raw material for biofuels, feed, cosmetics and various other products.The research, which lasted three years, also resulted in the discovery of previously unknown species in Brazilian biodiversity. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Biofuels projects shall be designed and operated in participatory processes that involve all relevant stakeholders in planning and monitoring. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brazil
  • will be hosting the Biofuels Markets Americas conference on April 3rd and 4th, 2007 at the Sofitel Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (alternative-energy-news.info)
  • The U.N. International Biofuels Forum is formed by Brazil, China, India, South Africa, the United States and the European Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • The world leaders in biofuel development and use are Brazil, United States, France, Sweden and Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • bioproducts
  • Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining (ISSN 1932-1031) is a bimonthly peer-reviewed review and commentary journal published by John Wiley & Sons on behalf of the Society of Chemical Industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • petroleum
  • Pure biofuels that aren't mixed with petroleum and don't contain paraffin-based additives may cause rubber seals and hoses to shrink. (wikipedia.org)
  • achievable
  • But the report determines "existing mandated targets for advanced biofuels are not currently achievable -- scientifically or commercially -- and should be revisited. (innovations-report.com)
  • crop
  • The amount of carbon that is released when you clear forests to make way for the biofuel crop is much more than the amount you get back from growing biofuels over a 30-year period. (innovations-report.com)
  • impacts
  • These businesses understand the local impacts of biofuels development and their part in the bigger picture: to secure American energy independence. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Biofuels Now grew out of the frustration over the absence of discussions about alternatives and the failure to note that American biofuels have both local and national impacts. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, biofuels have also been criticized for their possible adverse impacts on the natural environment, food security and land use. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, many of these first-generation biofuels that are currently being supplied have been criticised for their adverse impacts on the natural environment, food security, and land use. (wikipedia.org)
  • producers
  • having also worked with biofuel producers to develop sustainable supply chains and bespoke GHG calculators to ensure the criteria are met. (nnfcc.co.uk)
  • We have produced high quality technical studies on biofuels for over a decade, working with the Department for Transport (DfT), the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC, now BEIS) and commercial biofuel producers. (nnfcc.co.uk)
  • deforestation
  • The study compared the amount of carbon dioxide emissions that would be saved from entering the atmosphere by growing biofuels with the amount saved from slowing deforestation and restoring forests over a 30-year period. (innovations-report.com)
  • emissions
  • Today European governments seek to significantly lower our society's dependence on fossil resources and reduce GHG emissions, namely by increasing the share of biofuels being used. (nnfcc.co.uk)
  • The results of biofuel tests conducted in our global network of laboratories help you to characterize your biofuel source, meet customer specifications and comply with emissions regulations. (sgs.com)
  • Study co-author Dominick Spracklen of the School of Earth and the Environment at the University of Leeds says: "This study shows that if your primary concern is reducing carbon dioxide emissions, growing biofuels is not the best way to do it. (innovations-report.com)
  • He says: "There is a big push in the EU and US to promote biofuels as a way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. (innovations-report.com)
  • Biofuels hold significant promise in increased energy security, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and local economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Increased biofuel usage is the main reason why Sweden has managed to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 25% between 1990 and 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • dependence
  • Coalition members share the desire for smart, comprehensive policies to support the development of American biofuels to free the country from dependence on foreign oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, American biofuels can free us from dependence on foreign oil, ensure our energy security and protect our limited natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • America Biofuels Now wants a homegrown solution to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Center's mission is to develop a sustainable, statewide biofuels industry to reduce this dependence, create jobs and opportunities for prosperity for North Carolinians. (wikipedia.org)
  • grown
  • They believe American energy can be sustainably grown or recycled from waste into biofuels that can move through existing pipelines or shipped with biofuel-powered engines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yields
  • In March 2010, SG Biofuels launched its first JMax100 cultivar, a proprietary cultivar of Jatropha optimized for growing conditions in Guatemala with yields averaging approximately 100 percent greater than existing varieties. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • This week, we'll learn about biofuels, the complex task of balancing the many ethical issues they raise, and the role of synthetic biology in biofuels development. (coursera.org)
  • or to work in processing, or the development of biofuels. (coursera.org)
  • The development of sustainable and renewable biofuels is attracting growing interest. (springer.com)
  • In October 2013, SG Biofuels sought an Inter-American Development Bank loan for a jatropha oil project in Guatemala. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, as the number of publications devoted to this renewable form of energy mushroomed, policy-makers found it increasingly difficult to identify the pertinent facts on which to make decisions regarding biofuel development and use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers at the Overseas Development Institute have argued that biofuels could help to reduce poverty in the developing world, through increased employment, wider economic growth multipliers and by stabilising oil prices (many developing countries are net importers of oil). (wikipedia.org)
  • Member airlines represent more than 15% of the industry, and all member CEOs have signed a pledge to work on the development and use of sustainable biofuels for aviation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biofuel development and use is a complex issue because there are many biofuel options which are available. (wikipedia.org)
  • India
  • Preliminary molecular marker studies indicate that SG Biofuels' Jatropha germplasm collection exhibits on the order of 5 times the genetic diversity observed in a collection of Jatropha from India, Africa, and Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • Lovecraft Biofuels was a Silverlake, California operation that claimed typical diesel engines could run on vegetable oil using what is known as a "single tank" conversion. (wikipedia.org)
  • SG Biofuels was founded in 2007 and is based in San Diego, California. (wikipedia.org)