Tag Archives: Biofuel

DuPont backs biofuels with $5.8bn Danisco deal


2011-01-11 businessGreen US conglomerate agrees multibillion dollar take over of Danish biofuels partner Chemicals giant DuPont has moved to beef up its presence in the fast-expanding biofuels market with the announcement it is to acquire Danish food and biotechnology company … Continue reading

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Study estimates land available for biofuel crops


2011-01-10 University of Illinois CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Using detailed land analysis, Illinois researchers have found that biofuel crops cultivated on available land could produce up to half of the world’s current fuel consumption – without affecting food crops or pastureland. … Continue reading

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Plasco waste-to-energy plant’s permit set to expire


2011-01-06 Ottawa Citizen While U.S.-based Solena is in commercial ventures, e.g., with Qantas (see previous posting), Ottawa‘s Plasco seems to be struggling to reach commercial potential. Plasco Energy Group’s plant on Trail Road is slated to shut down on Jan. … Continue reading

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Qantas on brink of £200m biojet fuel joint venture


2011-01-02 Guardian UK • Australian airline hopes to slash carbon emissions • US partner Solena will also build plant in London for BA The Australian airline Qantas will this month announce a deal to build the world’s second commercial-scale plant … Continue reading

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