Engineering News | Biofuels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/biofuels Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:43:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 CSIR doubles down on solar PV amid energy-autonomous campus success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-doubles-down-on-solar-pv-after-energy-autonomous-campus-success-2019-07-12 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524241 1562660345 1562882400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810227_resized_exceeding.jpg 511 287 Aerospace technology leaders reaffirm emission-cutting ambitions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-technology-leaders-reaffirm-they-will-cut-aviations-co2-emissions-2019-06-28 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace – 1 Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523054 1561444573 1561672800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Aviation technology leaders reaffirm their determination to cut industry’s CO2 emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aviation-technology-leaders-reaffirm-their-determination-to-cut-industrys-co2-emissions-2019-06-18 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:40:00 +0200 523023 1560867495 1560865200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805825_resized_pumaenergyaviationinoperation110221.jpg 511 287 Bank report points to transport being next decarbonisation frontier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bank-report-points-to-transport-being-next-decarbonisation-frontier-2019-04-24 Terence Creamer TRANSPORT & CLIMATE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:45:00 +0200 517941 1556116285 1556102700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795146_resized_electricvehicle41022.jpg 511 287 Equipment supplier to spread its wings outside South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-to-spread-its-wings-outside-south-africa-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Biofuels Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512279 1552313815 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784505_resized_powerandelectricityvermeerequipmentsuppliers021503191022.jpg SITES ON AFRICA Vermeer aims to penetrate the renewable-energy market in Africa 511 287 Event set to dissect the future of African energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 What to expect from 2019 Africa Energy Indaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-to-expect-from-2019-africa-energy-indaba-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510183 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778140_resized_circlegraphicenergyindaba01191022.jpg ADEQUATE GENERATION The Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. 511 287 Odourless treatment process produces energy, creates jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/odourless-water-treatment-process-produces-potable-water-energy-creates-jobs-2018-11-28 Cameron Mackay Top Water Projects Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505975 1544510956 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769087_resized_watertreatmentworkshysoncellssallyhallstilfontein1022.jpg HYSON CELLS The upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor process is below ground, which allows for natural insulation of the cone structures 511 287 Local sugar industry struggles to stay afloat https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-sugar-industry-struggles-to-stay-afloat-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505410 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767961_resized_sugarfairplaywideshootprotest1118attributetofairplay1022.jpg UNBALANCED TRADE The world sugar market is distorted by producer country incentives, resulting in production that is surplus to demand 511 287 Delays in biofuel framework hinder industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/delays-in-biofuel-framework-hinder-industry-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505421 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767951_resized_sugarfeaturebioethanoldripsfrompump1118bloomberg1022.jpg SLOW PROGRESS Even if the Biofuels Regulatory Framework is attractive, the first ethanol for biofuel would only reach the petrol blenders by the end of 2021 at the earliest 511 287 Sugar dumping remains a crisis for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-dumping-remains-a-crisis-for-industry-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Biofuels Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505415 1548050031 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775597_resized_0000768678resizedlebogangchaka11181022dylan.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/76851_2018-11-12_fairplay_-_hd_web.mp485159744Anti-dumping organisation FairPlay’s Lebogang Chaka discusses the impact of sugar dumping on the local industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Anti-dumping organisation FairPlay’s Lebogang Chaka discusses the impact of sugar dumping on the local industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Sasol, Indian companies join EP100 global energy-saving initiative https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-indian-companies-join-ep100-global-energy-saving-initiative-2018-10-11 Marleny Arnoldi Biofuels Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501488 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759665_resized_sasolglobalclimatactiongroupceo10181022.jpg HELEN CLARKSON Lowering energy use in sectors such as auto manufacturing, cement and chemicals production is an ambitious task 511 287 South Africa’s synfuels know-how could give it edge as world mulls power fuels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-synfuels-know-how-could-give-it-edge-as-world-mulls-power-fuels-2018-10-15 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200 501729 1539690098 1539585000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760236_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Transmission lines with Sasol's Secunda complex in the background, where synthetic fuels and chemicals are produced from coal 511 287 FairPlay welcomes Minister’s fuel ethanol policy strategy, to host ethanol strategy ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fairplay-welcomes-ministers-fuel-ethanol-policy-strategy-to-host-ethanol-strategy-conference-in-november-2018-10-10 Marleny Arnoldi BIOFUELS Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:36:00 +0200 501414 1539178659 1539178560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt to finalise biofuels regulatory framework by March 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-to-finalise-biofuels-regulatory-framework-by-march-2019-2018-10-01 Kim Cloete ENERGY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:49:00 +0200 500238 1538403357 1538401740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Bokamoso Ba Rona Initiative seeks programme manager https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bokamoso-ba-rona-initiative-seeks-programme-manager-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:52:00 +0200 500179 1538408360 1538387520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biofuels unviable alternative in South Africa – expert https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687453_resized_ussecretaryofenergyrickperry1022.jpg US Energy Secretary Rick Perry 511 287 First-generation biofuels just as sustainable as second – report https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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