Sustainable biofuels have an important role to play in Africa’s development. Sugarcane bioethanol is currently the most cost-effective commercial biofuel and has the highest energy balance. The bioethanol industry, like sugar production, has matured in technological terms.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishan Kant Singh & Anr. Vs. M/s. United Spirits Limited Rosa Shahjahanpur dated 29/04/2016. The Applicant is seeking extension of the period to operate granted vide Order dated 2nd March, 2016. According to the Applicant, the want of molasses and the time required for stabilizing the digester are the two good reasons for seeking such extension.
Bioenergy is, and will continue to be, a substantial part of the global renewable energy supply in a low carbon economy. Sustainable production and use of bioenergy offers tremendous opportunities for creating positive socio-economic and environmental impacts. The water-energy nexus has been identified as one of those opportunities.