The US Department of Energy has awarded a five-year $16 million grant to The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center for a project involving development of new varieties of sorghum.
To-Syn-Fuel is a project funded by Horizon 2020 EU’s new research and innovation programme which aims to demonstrate the production of Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen from waste biomass.
Scientists at the National Research Centre in Egypt have developed a biofuel suitable for aviation from jatropha plants. The plants are grown in the desert using sewage water.
The University of Illinois Energy Farm is scheduled to receive a new biomass boiler from Germany for its greenhouse.
In a first, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a pathway for an advanced biofuel that uses starch from feed corn to produce an alcohol.