bioethanol


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to bioethanol: biofuel

bioethanol

(bī′ō-ĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
Ethanol produced by fermenting the sugars in biomass materials such as corn, sugar beets, switchgrass, or agricultural residues, used as a fuel in internal-combustion engines either in pure form or more often as a gasoline additive.
References in periodicals archive ?
Bioethanol E85 is the fuel we're talking about, made from a mix of 15% petrol and 85% bioethanol, which is produced from just about anything from wheat or barley grain to straw, organic waste, or even wood shavings or a mixture.
Bioethanol refinery plants are being built in Norfolk and Somerset; Somerset has also launched a Biofuel Project with 40 Ford Focus flexi-fuel vehicles being run on bioethnal made from locally produced wheat.
With soaring fuel prices and dwindling oil reserves, bioethanol is a renewable form of energy which is very environmentally friendly.
But, according to British Sugar, its success relies on the Government agreeing duty rates which allow bioethanol to compete with non-renewable petrol fuels.
Mr Carter added: ``A clear ``statement of intent'' is needed from Gordon Brown that he will announce a duty reduction for bioethanol in next spring's budget.
Bioethanol, when blended with gasoline, is one of a range of environmentally friendly fuels Shell is exploring as it has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions of vehicles.
Our renewable energy offering, Bioethanol Power Market Outlook in Netherlands to 2020 - Production Capacity, Production, Regulations, Bioethanol Plants, and Key Companies gives a view of Netherlands biodiesel market and provides forecasts to 2020.
Agrupis is the MMSU bioethanol project leader and principal researcher of the government-backed nipa bioethanol project.
According to the Minister, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine is very actively involved in the preparation and support of the relevant bills which provide for a number of adjustments: the improvement of the legislative framework for the Green Tariff for electricity produced of biogas and biomass in 2015, the simplification of the licensing system, for instance, the cancellation of licensing on the manufacturing of biogas and liquid bio-fuels, and the implementation of joint projects of production and export of bioethanol raw materials and bio-fuels.
Ensus' parent, Germanybased CropEnergies AG, has not given a date for reopening the plant, which uses wheat to make bioethanol to be blended with transport fuel.
This facility built basically produces hydrous bioethanol fuel to be used for small farm machines," Alexis Belonio, lead inventor of the technology, said in a statement.
In a statement published on 23 August, European bioethanol producers denounce the "groundless accusations" against the entire biofuels sector, noting that today's rising prices are linked to massive drought in the US Midwest that has affected much of the US corn crop.