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Malaysia lines up first commercial-scale advanced biofuels plant

Roadway through the plantation

Facility set to form first step towards proposed biotech hub in Sarawak region

25 Nov 2014

'Poo bus' promises green revenue stream for Wessex Water

Bio bus

Company hopes Bio-Bus powered entirely by biogas from human excrement and food waste could prove fore-runner for a new green fleet

21 Nov 2014

Solazyme hints at plans for European algae oil plant

Palm oil plantations

Biotechnology specialist admits it is considering plans for a new commercial-scale production facility in Europe

05 Nov 2014

Could Solazyme's algae hold the secret to the world's greenest and healthiest chip?

US algae-based biofuel pioneer reveals how it is expanding to deliver alternatives to vegetable oils that are good for your cholesterol and your carbon footprint

05 Nov 2014

Transport can drive EU’s 2030 energy and climate ambitions

Nour Amrani of Novozymes on the implications of the EU's proposed framework for a commonly overlooked sector

03 Nov 2014

BusinessGreen Zero Deforestation Hub

News and analysis exploring the challenges businesses face as they seek to tackle global deforestation

27 Oct 2014

Italy unveils first national mandate for advanced biofuels

Country declares fuel suppliers must have at least 0.6 per cent of advance biofuel in petrol or diesel, rising to one per cent in 2022

15 Oct 2014

Tide turns to waste-sourced biofuel for greener wash

DuPont set to supply 'zero emissions' ethanol made from agricultural waste for Procter & Gamble's Tide Coldwater detergent

07 Oct 2014

United Biscuits soaks up waste vegetable oil to power lorries

Snacks giant rolls out used cooking oil to curb carbon emissions of 12 trucks by 97 per cent

30 Sep 2014

Finnair flies in to New York on recycled cooking oil

Carrier completes first transatlantic flight on biofuel blend and eyes fuel hub in Helsinki

24 Sep 2014

Richard Branson failed to deliver on $3bn climate change pledge

New book by Naomi Klein claims that Virgin founder gave less than a tenth of cash promised to develop low carbon fuel

15 Sep 2014

US opens first commercial-scale advanced biofuels plant

Project Liberty set to produce 76 million litres of fuel a year from corn waste

04 Sep 2014

Electric Grand Prix to be powered by algae

Formula E executive confirms deal with UK firm Aquafuel to use glycerine-powered generators to recharge electric race cars

21 Aug 2014

Boeing to pilot jetfuel from nicotine-free tobacco plants

Company says new Solaris plant can cut emissions and boost South African farming economies without encouraging smoking

07 Aug 2014

Solazyme and AkzoNobel team up in pursuit of algae breakthrough

Paint giant inks agreement that could see it purchase 10,000 tonnes of algal oil as part of its efforts to phase out use of fossil fuels and palm oil

01 Aug 2014

UK roadmap sets out path to zero emission road transport

In-depth new studies for Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership detail how biofuels and electric vehicles will both prove crucial to slashing automotive emissions

19 Jun 2014

Brazil World Cup team flying high on sustainable jet fuel

GOL Airlines using fuel made from inedible corn oil and used cooking oil to power 200 flights during 2014 World Cup

18 Jun 2014

Could coffee perk up the biofuels sector?

New research from University of Bath suggests old coffee grinds could be collected to make biodiesel

17 Jun 2014

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