Engineering News | Biofuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/biofuels-1 Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:48:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Biofuels unviable alternative in South Africa – expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biofuel-unviable-alternative-in-s-africa-expert-2018-07-31 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494275 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743928_resized_witsgreathall31207duane1022.jpg ENERGY LEADERSHIP CENTRE The University of the Witwatersrand launched the Energy Leadership Centre to equip Africa’s energy industry for future technological advancements 511 287 Biogas plant demonstrates potential using new tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-plant-demonstrates-potential-using-new-tech-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494465 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744396_resized_biofuelsglobalenergydemoplant2071810222.jpg BIOGAS DEMO PLANT Global Energy expects its biogas demonstration plant to be open for viewing by prospective clients by the end of this month. 511 287 Biojet feasibility project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biojet-feasibility-project-under-way-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494493 1534227764 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744444_resized_boeing737800southafricanairwayssaaaviationbiofuel60716duane1022.jpg PROOF OF CONCEPT Waste to Wing aims to prove that biojet fuel can be used economically in South Africa and that it can offer an inclusive value chain 511 287 Global Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-energy-2018-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter Biofuels Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495589 1534236428 1534456800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746765_resized_011022.jpg 511 287 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Biofuels company launches franchise solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biofuels-company-launches-franchise-solution-2017-08-18 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460586 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668753_resized_wastecookingoilforbiodiesel2017m991159bloomberg1022.jpg GREASY GOODNESS Biogreen Diesel uses a locally developed jet reactor, to convert waste oil into an environment-friendly fuel that can be blended with, or substituted for, diesel 511 287 Carbon capture tech will recycle ferroalloys sector’s emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-capture-technology-will-recycle-ferroalloy-sectors-emissions-2017-08-18 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460594 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668781_resized_chinesewastegastofueldemonstationplantlanzatech08171022.jpg IMMITATION GAME LanzaTech’s Chinese facility will produce fuel grade ethanol from captured steelmaking off-gas and Swayana hopes to implement this strategy in South Africa 511 287 Organisation lobbies government to kick-start biogas market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-lobbies-government-to-kickstart-biogas-market-2017-08-18 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460699 1503298827 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669090_resized_biogasfaciltyonfarmsabia08171022.jpg AGRICULTURAL BENEFITS A booming biogas industry will create jobs and ensure greater job security within the agricultural sector 511 287 Innovation earns company biofuels award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-earns-company-biofuels-award-2016-12-09 Kimberley Smuts Biofuels Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436642 1480946016 1481234400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Research ongoing to further develop biogas in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-ongoing-to-further-develop-biogas-in-sa-2016-12-09 Kimberley Smuts Biofuels Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436668 1480946016 1481234400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Government urged to have holistic view of biofuels funding incentive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/photo-energy-group-urges-government-to-have-holistic-view-in-revamping-biofuels-funding-incentive-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383372 1442296571 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Biobulk facility set for commissioning in March 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wc-biobulk-facility-set-for-commissioning-in-march-2016-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383377 1442296571 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Asia to experience first bioenergy conference in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asia-set-to-experience-its-first-bioenergy-conference-and-exhibition-in-october-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383382 1442296571 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 India targets 20% blending of diesel to biodiesel by 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/india-targets-20-blending-of-diesel-to-biodiesel-by-2017-to-mitigate-air-pollution-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383521 1442296572 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 US biofuels consumption saved significant carbon emissions in past decade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-biofuel-consumption-saved-about-590m-tonnes-of-carbon-emissions-in-the-past-decade-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383384 1442296571 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Biogas from fish, chocolate used in carpet production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-used-in-the-production-of-flooring-carpets-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383381 1442296571 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Diesel generator manufacturer builds its first biogas product http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diesel-generator-company-builds-its-first-biogas-generator-2015-09-18 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383388 1442296571 1442527200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Airline to turn tobacco into sustainable jet fuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airline-to-turn-tobacco-into-sustainable-jet-fuel-2014-09-19 Jonathan Rodin Biofuels Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 343911 1409910576 1411077600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Consortium to lead soybean production in the Eastern Cape by 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consortium-to-lead-soybean-production-in-the-eastern-cape-by-2016-2014-09-19 Jonathan Rodin Biofuels Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 343878 1410848800 1411077600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Company develops packaged power boiler http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-develops-packaged-power-boiler-2014-09-19 Jonathan Rodin Biofuels Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 343907 1410848800 1411077600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 South African biofuels industry slowly growing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-biofuels-industry-slowly-growing-2014-09-19 Jonathan Rodin Biofuels Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 344116 1410848800 1411077600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Small-scale biodiesel production more cost effective http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-scale-biodiesel-production-more-cost-effective-2013-09-13 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 304810 1379669422 1379628000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Use of sunflower oil as a renewable-energy source researched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arc-researches-use-of-sunflower-as-a-renewable-energy-source-2013-09-20 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 304821 1379669435 1379628000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Biomass boiler to reduce environmental impact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomass-boiler-installed-to-reduce-environmental-impact-2013-09-20 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 304849 1379679040 1379628000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Biomass crane to be launched in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomass-crane-to-be-launched-in-sa-2013-09-20 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 304868 1385987891 1379628000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Biomass project moving to bankability stage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomass-project-moving-to-bankability-stage-2013-09-20 Zandile Mavuso Biofuels Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 304855 1407241845 1379628000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000255558_resized_sugarcane021022.jpg NKOMAZI SUGAR CANES Small-scale sugar growers (SSGs) in Mpumalanga typically produce 450 000 t/y of sugar cane, with more than 1 200 SSGs in the Nkomazi district 511 287 Company provides training, equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-providing-sustainable-biodiesel-production-training-projects-2012-09-21 Chantelle Kotze Biofuels Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0200 267225 1347950061 1348178400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA biofuels industry awaits implementation of regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-biofuels-industry-awaits-implementation-of-regulations-2012-09-21 Chantelle Kotze Biofuels Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0200 267459 1348127766 1348178400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Engineering students construct 200 ℓ/d biodiesel plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-students-construct-200-ld-biodiesel-plant-2012-09-21 Chantelle Kotze Biofuels Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0200 267564 1348127857 1348178400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DoE’s mandatory blending regulations welcomed by grain producers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/does-mandatory-blending-regulations-welcomed-by-grain-producers-2012-09-21 Chantelle Kotze Biofuels Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0200 267503 1373446374 1348178400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Group to assess Mpumalanga biomass-to-energy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-assists-economic-development-2011-09-09 Natasha Odendaal Biofuels Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0200 233950 1315295350 1315519200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 International collaboration critical to growing biofuels industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-collaboration-critical-to-biofuels-industry-growth-2011-09-09 Natasha Odendaal Biofuels Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0200 233941 1315295355 1315519200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Financier moves ahead with biofuels project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/financer-moving-forward-on-biofuels-development-2011-09-09 Natasha Odendaal Biofuels Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0200 233856 1315557175 1315519200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/34830_2011-08-08_idc_2.mp46934623IDC head of green industries Rentia van Tonder discusses the role the IDC is playing in the development of a sustainable biofuels industry in South Africa. Cameraperon: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. IDC head of green industries Rentia van Tonder discusses the role the IDC is playing in the development of a sustainable biofuels industry in South Africa. Cameraperon: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Potential for conversion to biorefineries in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-stands-to-benefit-from-biorefinery-developments-2010-09-10 Natasha Odendaal Biofuels Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0200 202877 1283842932 1284069600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 First general aviation engine powers light aircraft with biofuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-general-aviation-engine-to-power-light-aircraft-with-biofuel-2010-09-10 Natasha Odendaal Biofuels Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0200 202881 1283842932 1284069600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Biofuel ready for commercial-scale production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biofuel-ready-for-commercial-scale-production-2010-09-10 Natasha Odendaal Biofuels Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0200 202945 1283842932 1284069600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Waste vegetable oil biodiesel refineries planned for KwaZulu-Natal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-issues-ipo-to-fund-r350-million-biofuels-project-2009-09-11 Carla Thomaz Biofuels Fri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0200 170854 1252403336 1252620000 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Critical for Africa to be part of the biofuels revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-african-biofuel-revolution-2009-09-11 Carla Thomaz Biofuels Fri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0200 170885 1252403317 1252620000 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0