Engineering News | Biofuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/biofuels Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:13:02 +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 Carbon-content waste disposal rethought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-content-waste-disposal-rethought-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488187 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729781_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsinterwaste05181022.jpg WASTE-DERIVED FUEL Interwaste has invested a significantly in the development of alternative waste solutions aimed at turning harmful waste into waste-derived fuel 511 287 Interwaste uses innovation to convert waste into energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interwaste-uses-innovation-to-convert-waste-into-energy-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Biofuels Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487281 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727870_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg WASTE-TO-ENERGY Companies are committed to reduce their carbon emissions footprint and looking at alternative sources of fuel, as well as renewable energy 511 287 SA company exploring nuclear, other opportunities abroad http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesedis-diversification-targeted-expansion-supported-by-its-niche-offering-2018-03-02 Nadine James NUCLEAR ENERGY Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478930 1519654879 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Global airline body sets new target for use of sustainable aviation fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-airline-body-sets-new-target-for-use-of-sustainable-aviation-fuels-2018-02-27 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0200 479476 1519722426 1519722000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710333_resized_ortambointernationalairportacsaairbusa350xwbmsn0052410220814duane.jpg The global airline industry has committed itself to greatly increasing its use of sustainable aviation fuels 511 287 Alternative fuel and vehicle technologies viable, necessary for SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-fuel-and-vehicle-technologies-viable-necessary-for-south-africa-2017-12-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Top Renewable Energy Projects Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472449 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Zuma promises ‘seamless’ ANC transition at energy indaba that sidesteps IRP debate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-promises-seamless-anc-transition-at-energy-indaba-that-sidesteps-irp-debate-2017-12-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY INDABA Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:54:00 +0200 473429 1512655214 1512651240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697132_resized_jacobzumadavidmahloboenergyindaba20171022.jpg President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 Student competition fosters innovative energy solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/student-competition-fosters-innovative-energy-solutions-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Biofuels Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469236 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688129_resized_shellecomarathon20161022.jpg ECO-MARATHON Fostering an energy efficient-conscious mind-set among students is the first step towards embracing energy efficiency 511 287 US to strengthen energy partnerships in Africa, says US Energy Secretary http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-to-strengthen-energy-partnerships-in-africa-says-us-energy-secretary-2017-10-25 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:31:00 +0200 468950 1508944631 1508941860 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687453_resized_ussecretaryofenergyrickperry1022.jpg US Energy Secretary Rick Perry 511 287 First-generation biofuels just as sustainable as second – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-generation-biofuels-just-as-sustainable-as-second-report-2017-09-08 Creamer Media Reporter BIOFUELS Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:33:00 +0200 464192 1504882520 1504881180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 African countries embrace alternative energy sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-embrace-alternative-energy-sources-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Biofuels Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458432 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663783_resized_improvedalternatives2016reuters1022.jpg IMPROVED ALTERNATIVES Kenya is making use of diverse alternative energy sources, such as geothermal electricity 511 287 Municipality reduces GHG by using buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-municipality-aims-to-reduce-ghg-using-green-bus-fleet-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Biofuels Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454009 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Eastern Cape sets sights on becoming Africa’s leading fuel bunkering centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eastern-cape-aims-to-be-biggest-bunkering-centre-on-african-continent-2017-05-12 Mia Breytenbach MARITIME SERVICES Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450900 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645543_resized_portelizabethcoastsea10816duane1022.jpg TARGETING OPPORTUNITIES The Eastern Cape province is targeting liquid fuels, bunkering services and biofuels, gas-to-power generation and a commercial and industrial gas industry 511 287 Data-rich Atlas shows SA having higher bio-energy potential than believed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-to-support-bio-energy-development-launched-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447619 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa has real bioenergy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-real-bio-energy-potential-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 1 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447617 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sustainable industry dispels misconceptions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-industry-dispels-misconceptions-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Biofuels Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446614 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Biomass solution brings new energy to degraded land http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomass-energy-plant-and-farms-set-to-take-off-as-land-is-identified-for-development-2017-03-31 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447105 1490623750 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 High pressure clean-in-place pump now available http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-clean-in-place-pump-now-available-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Biofuels Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445711 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632170_resized_cleaninprocesscippump032017brubinpumpsjpg1022.jpg CLEAN-IN-PROCESS PUMP The Brubin BA Clean-In-Process (CIP) pump has a patent pending designed pump-wheel that will allow the pressing shoes to retract for efficient CIP 511 287 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 First continuous hydrothermal liquefaction production plant launched at NWU http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-continuous-hydrothermal-liquefaction-production-plant-launched-at-nwu-2017-03-17 David Oliveira INNOVATION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445742 1489473862 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Programme to accelerate investment implemented http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/implementation-of-development-programme-to-accelerate-investment-in-africa-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441800 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623006_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar161215duane11022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Governments will be showcasing high priority renewable energy projects to attract private sector participation and investment 511 287 Third Women in Energy conference cohosted at Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-women-in-energy-conference-co-hosted-at-energy-indaba-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441795 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623328_resized_africaenergyindaba20161022.jpg DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES The Women in Energy conference is designed to aid the increase in leadership and development of women involved in the African energy sectors 511 287 Biogas needs favourable REIPPPP allocation for sustainable development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-needs-favourable-reipppp-allocation-for-sustainable-development-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441801 1487334299 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623012_resized_newhorizonproject02171022.jpg NEW HORIZONS The recently completed biogas upgrade project in Athlone 511 287 Conference hopes to catalyse African energy revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-hopes-to-catalyse-african-energy-revolution-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441802 1487334333 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623016_resized_2015energyindabaplenary11022.jpg BOOSTING ENERGY The Africa Energy Indaba brings together politicians and energy luminaries to envision and catalyse decisions that will enhance access to energy 511 287 Exponential increase in the number of power generation projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exponential-increase-in-the-number-of-power-generation-projects-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441868 1487334415 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623233_resized_tsidisodisenyanaecic0217jpg1022.jpeg TSIDISO DISENYANA Foreign investment is targeted at establishing Africa’s green economy, therefore renewables will become a driver of socioeconomic growth 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 First local seed selection to take place at Project Solaris http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-local-seed-selection-to-take-place-at-project-solaris-2016-10-14 Anine Kilian AGROPROCESSING Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:27:00 +0200 431990 1476687929 1476451620 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597622_resized_samanthahamptonprojectsolaris10161022duane.jpg Sunchem South Africa project manager Samantha Hampton 511 287 New blending method may slash energy needed to produce bioethanol-enriched petrol by up to 40% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/simple-bioethanol-petrol-blending-method-to-reduce-energy-used-to-produce-biofuel-enriched-petrol-2016-10-07 Schalk Burger FUEL TECHNOLOGY Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429473 1475826903 1475791200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Coega positions itself as energy mix hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coega-positions-itself-as-energy-mix-hub-2016-09-23 Nadine James Biofuels Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 427115 1474355841 1474581600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000586473_resized_coegaidz1022.jpeg GREEN SHOOTS OF GROWTH Special economic zones have managed to attract foreign and local investment in a lackluster economic environment 511 287 Commercial bamboo production may have biofuel potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commercial-bamboo-production-could-benefit-power-generation-sector-2016-09-16 Dylan Slater BAMBOO TECHNOLOGY Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426693 1474299377 1473976800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000585895_resized_afribam1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/63705_2016-09-02_afribam_-_hd_web.mp432011681Bamboo specialist Adrian Sutton tells Engineering News about the opportunities of commercially growing bamboo. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Bamboo specialist Adrian Sutton tells Engineering News about the opportunities of commercially growing bamboo. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd.