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Second-generation biofuels

Index Second-generation biofuels

Second-generation biofuels, also known as advanced biofuels, are fuels that can be manufactured from various types of non-food biomass. [1]

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Abengoa S.A. is a Spanish multinational corporation, which includes companies in the domains of energy, telecommunications, transportation, and the environment.

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Alternative energy

Alternative energy is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel.

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Alternative fuel vehicle

An alternative fuel vehicle is a vehicle that runs on a fuel other than traditional petroleum fuels (petrol or Diesel fuel); and also refers to any technology of powering an engine that does not involve solely petroleum (e.g. electric car, hybrid electric vehicles, solar powered).

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Avril Group

Avril is an international French agro-industrial group, specialising in human nutrition, animal nutrition, renewable chemistry, and renewable energy.

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bio-bean is a company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels, biomass pellets and, in the near future biodiesel.

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A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary biological processes, such as agriculture and anaerobic digestion, rather than a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as coal and petroleum, from prehistoric biological matter.

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Biofuel in Australia

Biofuel is fuel that is produced from organic matter (biomass), including plant materials and animal waste.

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Biofuel in New Zealand

There are a number of biofuels used in New Zealand.

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Biofuel in Sweden

Biofuels are renewable fuels that are produced by living organisms (biomass).

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Biomass is an industry term for getting energy by burning wood, and other organic matter.

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A biorefinery is a facility that integrates biomass conversion processes and equipment to produce fuels, power, heat, and value-added chemicals from biomass.

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Cellulosic ethanol commercialization

Cellulosic ethanol commercialization is the process of building an industry out of methods of turning cellulose-containing organic matter into cellulosic ethanol for use as a biofuel.

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Chemrec was a Stockholm, Sweden corporation that developed technology for entrained flow gasification of black liquor and certain types brown liquor for production of biofuels from the resulting syngas.

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Climate change in Massachusetts

Climate change is an increasingly important issue within Massachusetts.

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Climate change in the United States

Because of global warming, there has been concern in the United States and internationally, that the country should reduce total greenhouse gas which is relatively high per capita and is the second largest in the world after China, as of 2014.

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Common ethanol fuel mixtures

Several common ethanol fuel mixtures are in use around the world.

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Conservation in Brazil

Even though progress has been made in conserving Brazil’s landscapes, the country still faces serious threats due to its historical land use.

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David King (chemist)

Sir David Anthony King, FRS HonFREng (born 12 August 1939) is an Emeritus Professor in Physical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, Director of the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Chancellor of the University of Liverpool and a senior scientific adviser to UBS.

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Dimethyl ether

Dimethyl ether (DME), also known as methoxymethane, is the organic compound with the formula CH3OCH3, simplified to C2H6O.

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Dynamo 7.0

The Dynamo 7.0 is the seventh generation car run by DTU Roadrunners to compete in the Urban Concept class in the Shell Eco-marathon Europe.

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Energy crisis

An energy crisis is any significant bottleneck in the supply of energy resources to an economy.

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Energy policy of the United States

The energy policy of the United States is determined by federal, state, and local entities in the United States, which address issues of energy production, distribution, and consumption, such as building codes and gas mileage standards.

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European Algae Biomass Association

The European Algae Biomass Association, established on June 2, 2009, is the European association representing both research and industry in the field of algae technologies.

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Food vs. fuel

Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply.

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Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (also known as the 2008 U.S. Farm Bill) was a $288 billion, five-year agricultural policy bill that was passed into law by the United States Congress on June 18, 2008.

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Gevo, Inc

Gevo, Inc. is a renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company headquartered in unincorporated Douglas County, Colorado in the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area.

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Iogen Corporation

Iogen Corporation is a Canadian company founded by Patrick Foody Sr.

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Isobutanol (IUPAC nomenclature: 2-methylpropan-1-ol) is an organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CHCH2OH (sometimes represented as i-BuOH).

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John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow (October 3, 1947 – February 7, 2018) was an American poet and essayist, a cattle rancher, and a cyberlibertarian political activist who had been associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties.

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Joint BioEnergy Institute

The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is a research institute funded by the United States Department of Energy.

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Kaidi Finland

Kaidi Finland is a Finnish energy company that specializes in renewable energy.

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Kamrun Nahar

Kamrun Nahar is a Bangladeshi soil scientist and environmentalist.

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List of biofuel companies and researchers

First-generation biofuels use the edible parts of food plants as their carbon source feedstock.

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MOL (company)

MOL Group (Magyar OLaj- és Gázipari Részvénytársaság, Hungarian Oil and Gas Public Limited Company), commonly known as MOL, is a Hungarian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Budapest, Hungary.

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NNFCC is a consultancy company specialising in bioenergy, biofuels and bio-based products.

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Outline of forestry

The following outline is provided as an overview of and guide to forestry: Forestry – science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human and environment benefits.

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Plug-in electric vehicles in the United Kingdom

The adoption of plug-in electric vehicles in the United Kingdom is actively supported by the British government through the plug-in car and van grants schemes and other incentives.

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Political positions of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton, the nominee of the Democratic Party for president of the United States in 2016, has taken positions on political issues while serving as First Lady of Arkansas (1979–81; 1983–92), First Lady of the United States (1993–2001); as U.S. Senator from New York (2001–2009); and serving as the United States Secretary of State (2009–2013).

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Pyrolysis oil

Pyrolysis oil, sometimes also known as biocrude or bio-oil, is a synthetic fuel under investigation as substitute for petroleum.

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Renew is a European four-year project (2004–07) to prove different concepts of fuel production from biomass.

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Renewable Fuel Standard (United States)

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is an American federal program that requires transportation fuel sold in the United States to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuels.

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Sustainable biofuel

Sustainable biofuel is biofuel produced in a sustainable manner.

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Sustainable Oils

Sustainable Oils is a Seattle-based renewable fuels company specializing in the research and production of Camelina, the only advanced biofuels feedstock with United States Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory approvals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second-generation_biofuels

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