This two-part series by Jesper Hedal Kløverpris, Sustainability Manager at Novozymes, looks at how ethanol can help us reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, ultimately, keep us below the 2° climate change threshold. In part one, we examine the link between transportation fuels and GHG emissions.
Big news this week from Novozymes, which launched a new foam control enzyme that can replace chemicals in the sugarcane ethanol fermentation process. But that wasn’t the only innovation making headlines. Here’s your bioenergy news roundup with the details!
A new study has shown that biodiesel may have additional benefits over regular diesel that we didn’t yet know about, and we also got a mid-year status check on the Brazilian ethanol industry as a whole. But in the week’s biggest news, Mexico approved its own national mandate for blending fuel ethanol in gasoline. Keep reading for these stories and more in our weekly bioenergy news roundup!
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!