After a decade-long ban, China is set to resume building new corn-based ethanol plants.
What is the potential and the challenges of the biofuels industry in Europe? What are the building blocks of a profitable biofuels industry? What is the future of biorefineries in Europe? These are some of the topics that were on the agenda at Novozymes’ first European Bioenergy Executive Summit, which ran Oct. 6-7, in Copenhagen.
Air quality in Singapore has soared to what is generally considered “hazardous.” Over the last week, air pollution readings in Singapore ranged from 268-320 on the Singapore National Environmental Agency’s Pollutant Standards Index (PSI). For reference, 0-50 on the PSI is healthy, 101-200 is unhealthy – a measure above 300 is considered hazardous.
The benefits of using ethanol as a biofuel are well documented, but other uses of this valuable compound often go overlooked. The fact of the matter is ethanol has a multitude of applications across a broad range of industries.