Biofuels

EU-produced ethanol keeps petrol prices down
Europe Recent studies commissioned by NGOs Friends of the Earth and ActionAid claim that biofuels, including ethanol, will cost EU consumers €126 billion at the petrol pump between now and 2020. ePURE, the ...
Endesa to test carbon capture using microalgae
Spain Endesa has completed the construction of the second phase of its pilot plant to capture carbon dioxide using microalgae on the site of its Litoral de Almería thermal plant. This second phase will come ...
Maersk tests algae-based biofuel for US Navy
Maersk and the US Navy are testing algae-based biofuel on the container ship Maersk Kalmar. The ship is en route from Northern europe to India. Maersk Kalmar has two key attributes that make it a suitable ...
Norwegian seaweed to be grown for fuel
Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) and Statoil, one of the world’s largest offshore oil and gas producers, have announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership for the production of renewable, sustainable and ...