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.

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

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MAKING fuel from the solar energy stored in living organisms by photosynthesis is a tempting idea.

The world’s fight against global warming would be dramatically easier if a cheap technology was available to turn carbon dioxide into something useful.

Do the wet savannahs and shrublands of Africa provide a large reserve of potential croplands to produce food staples or bioenergy with low carbon and biodiversity costs? We find that only small percentages of these lands have meaningful potential to be low-carbon sources of maize (~2%) or soybeans (9.5–11.5%), meaning that their conversion would release at least one-third less carbon per ton of crop than released on average for the production of those crops on existing croplands.

A European Parliamentary committee on Tuesday backed a new limit on traditional biofuels made from food crops that critics say stoke inflation and do more harm than good to the environment.

The 24 government-run companies that have promised to generate 18,819 MW of green energy capacity in five years include NTPC Ltd., Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd., Coal India Ltd., National Hydroelect

Biggest project is worth Rs 6,000 crores and it is with CVC India Infrastructure for establishment of five bio-ethanol based refineries

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