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Trade barriers for biofuels

Tariff barriers
At present there is no specific customs classification for biofuels. Bioethanol is traded under the code 22 07 which covers both denaturated (HS 22 07 20) and undenaturated alcohol (HS 22 07 10). 565 kata lagi

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Trends in global biofuel trade

At present only limited amounts of biofuels enter the international market as the bulk of production is consumed domestically. In the case of bioethanol, less than 10 per cent of global production enters the international market. 335 kata lagi

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CropEnergies restarts the bioethanol plant in Wilton, United Kingdom

CropEnergies is restarting the bioethanol plant in Wilton, UK. The goal is to intensively test the modifications to increase reliability and improve energy efficiency which were implemented during the standstill and to regulate production according to market conditions. 267 kata lagi


Nissan develops a SOFC-powered systems that runs on bioethanol electric power

Nissan Motor announced that it is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The new system -a world first for automotive use – features an e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator. 429 kata lagi


Alt-fuel dot pt

If you haven’t sussed it before, I live in the westernmost country of Continental Europe, Portugal. You’ve probably heard of us through the doings of Cristiano Ronaldo, and not much else. 633 kata lagi



School: School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET)

Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Affiliation: Federal University of Technology Owerri

Bio-fuels (Biodiesel and Bio-ethanol fuels) are synthesized from various Nigerian crops (palm(Elaeis Guineensis) wine, raffia(Raffia Vinefera) trunk, sugar cane(Saccharum L), physic nut seed (Jatropha Curcas), castor bean seed(Ricinus Communis), sandbox seed (Hura Crepitans) and African bush mango nut (Dika Nut) (Irvingia Gabonensis)) to serve as alternative fuels for internal combustion engines. 265 kata lagi

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BIOFUEL: opportunities and challenges for the agricultural sector in Nigeria

Recently, a friend of mine from the department of Industrial Chemistry – Oduduwa University told me about his plan to produce biodiesel from edible oil seeds, such as palm oil and soya bean oil grown specifically for traditional markets; immediately, my mind went straight up to the ”Food versus Fuel” issue – a controversial debate about the risk of diverting farmland or crops for  520 kata lagi