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Hydrogen fuel explained

Hydrogen fuel is also an energy carrier. Since hydrogen does not occur on Earth in any significant amounts by itself it must be separated from its chemical components such as with methane or water.

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Novozymes and Lignol sign deal to make biofuel from wood

Partners to develop a commercially viable process for making ethanol from forestry waste. Aiming for a cost down to $2 per gallon, a price competitive with gasoline and corn ethanol.

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First Firing of PetroAlgae’s Biomass Fuel

Siemens Energy has successfully completed the first firing of PetroAlgae Inc.’s biocrude fuel, a plant-based, micro-crop biomass material that is processed into a solid residue. The biocrude fuel was combined with pulverized coal in a pilot-scale burner with a thermal capacity of approximately 4 MBtu/hr.

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Next Generation of Ethanol a Challenge for Brazil’s Investments

A new partnership started to promote bioethanol development in Brazil. The Brazilian Innovation Agency, Brazil’s National Development Bank and FINEP (Research and Projects Financing) invest $540 million in financing to the country’s biofuels sector to promote innovation in the field of bioethanol.

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At the very beginning of 2011 the fully operational new biogas plant will run in Turkey. The plant, build by Austrian- biogas engineering company Enbasys GmbH, will process around 55,000 tones of municipal and industrial waste each year using ENBAFERM multi –feedstock biogas technology.

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Biodiesel From Olive Water in Tunisia

Tunisia placed stakes on human resources in its innovative streak. The development of a new technique for extracting biodiesel from olive water (a black liquid formed at the beginning by water discharged from olives during oil extraction).

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