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biofuel

Any gas, liquid or solid that can be converted from a raw biological material—vegetation, algae grown in sewage, dry waste, cane sugar or wood pulp through combustion or fermentation to alcohols into fuels useful for industry and transport.

Major biofuels
(1) Biogas generated by anaerobic digestion (“biomethanation”).
(2) Fuel ethanol generated by a yeast-based fermentation of molasses, sugarcane juice or hydrolysed seed.

biofuel

fuel derived from a biological source. Biofuels include ETHANOL (gasohol), METHANE (biogas), fish liver oil and rapeseed oil (biodiesel).
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The Global Biofuels Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the biofuels industry.
A new annex to the RED has been established that contains feedstocks for advanced biofuels that could double toward targets.
When they were first developed, biofuels were hailed as a major means of mitigating the effects of climate change.
bg on the topic notes that many EU countries saw biofuels as a solution to the problem of environmental pollution and to that of oil dependence, which made them stimulate the production of crops like rapeseed used to make biofuels.
Biofuels, made from organic matter, are an alternative to using fossil fuels and are commonly derived from crops such as corn (a common biofuel crop in the US) or rapeseed (which has become a common biofuel crop in the UK).
With the transportation sector growing considerably, and demand for transport fuels rising globally, the IEA regards biofuels as one of the key technologies to reduce carbon emissions and dependency on liquid transport fuels.
This report offers in depth analysis of biofuels as one of the growing elements of the energy industry.
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Tees Valley biofuels experts say the RTFO -which sets out the rate at which green biofuels must be blended with traditional road fuels in the UK -has had a mixed impact, but new European legislation due this year is set to improve markets for producers and suppliers.
In March 2006, New Generation Biofuels acquired the rights to its proprietary technology through an exclusive license agreement to commercialize the technology within North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Protesters said yesterday that forest clearance, use of fertilisers and the energy used to convert crops to fuel could all make the overall emissions of biofuels higher than their oil or diesel equivalents.
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