To equip smart cities with green energy

Biofuels are acquiring importance due to their potential to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. The two most important biofuels – viz., bioethanol and bio-diesel, are largely considered supplementary to the transport fuels. India has extensive programs and aims to blend 20 percent of transport fuels with biofuels by 2017.

Biofuels production has received increasing focus by developed and developing countries due to rising fossil fuel prices and the need to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. The net economic and environmental impacts of biofuel programs have become an important question of public policy.

Corn, wheat and rapeseed can be used to produce biofuels, such as bioethanol and biodiesel.

In order to cuts costs and increase profitability, and also to reduce pollution, Goa's state-run Kadamba transport corporation (KTC) is studying the possibility of converting its buses from diesel

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This paper shows that any dedicated use of land for growing bioenergy inherently comes at the cost of not using that land for growing food or animal feed, or for storing carbon. It recommends several policy changes to phase out forms of bioenergy that use crops or that otherwise make dedicated use of land.

NEW DELHI: Railways has decided to power a fleet of 4,000 locomotives with alternative fuels such as bio-diesel as an attempt to move towards a cleaner environment and decrease its dependency on di

In Brazil, which is the world’s biggest sugarcane producer, the federal government realized this scenario offered a great opportunity for transforming the country into the world’s biggest ethanol producer and exporter.

Cairo — The ministry of supplies and internal trade has concluded its technical research for a project to produce bio-diesel from cooking oil, the minister announced on Tuesday, adding that the pro

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