DuPont, a global chemical company, recently celebrated the opening of its cellulosic biofuel facility in the US state of Iowa, the largest in the world with the capacity to produce 30 million gallons per year of clean fuel.
Kenana, Sudan's biggest sugar producer, plans to raise around $200 million in an initial public offering in Johannesburg next year, its managing director said.
Last week, the Khartoum-based firm said it planned to make next ye
Kenana, Sudan's biggest sugar producer, plans to more than triple its ethanol output within two years to become a major biofuel exporter and intends to make a stock market offering in South Africa, its managing director said.
US Agriculture Department officials have faced criticism over recent forecasts that have roiled the grains market, saying that the explosive growth of the ethanol sector had upended traditional patterns.
The robust growth of the ethanol se
Iran's national gas company and one of its state banks signed a contract worth $4 billion to provide the funding for construction of refineries, state television reported.
The deal was signed by Iran's Saderat Bank and the National
DuPont’s plans to bring its two advanced biofuels programs to market are on track and making significant technical progress.
The company will soon be close to the commercialisation of biobutanol and the conversion of cellulosic feedstocks
DuPont plans to bring its two advanced biofuels programmes to market are on track.
It is also making significant technical progress toward the commercialisation of biobutanol and the conversion of cellulosic feedstocks economically into bi
A global pull-back from bank lending may dent the commercialisation of biofuel technologies to replace conventional gasoline, said the chief executive of US cellulosic ethanol firm BlueFire Ethanol.
A credit crisis which claimed more bank
New varieties of tropical fruit may soon flood the US mainland, if the work by scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico proves successful.
The ARS team is mainly focusing on bananas and plantains (in