The big news this week was in India, where government officials announced an ambitious expansion of the country’s bioenergy market. And in Brazil, Nissan used the global spotlight on Rio to unveil an ethanol-powered fuel-cell prototype. Catch up on these and other top stories you may have missed this week!
Promising test results, push for cleaner fuels could mean the aviation biofuels market is set to expand
Forecasters are predicting big up-ticks in production and demand for ethanol in Colombia, as well as for the global biomass pellet market as a whole. Plus, researchers in the Yukon are putting ethanol to work directly to clean up water pollution caused by mining. All this and more ahead in our weekly news roundup!
This week, both the White House and biological engineers have their eyes turned to the industry’s future. At the same time, the USDA is in the field—literally—demonstrating its new bioenergy processing technology. Read on for these stories and more in our weekly bioenergy news roundup.