Biofuels
Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:16

Deulco Jatropha Project

Deulco offers a new approach bringing together business and risk capital to take on the huge challenges of our time. Theirs is a story of the global environment, of a rejection of so-called “oil wars” in a failing era of fossil energy supply.

 

Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:14

South Africa needs more sugar mills!

Speaking at a biofuel workshop in Johannesburg recently, vice-president Jose Luiz Oliverio of Brazilian sugar and ethanol equipment group Dedini said that South Africa should build an additional five sugar mills in order to stimulate ethanol production.

 

The management of Deulco is pleased to announce the signing of a M.O.U. with Petromoc on Friday, 29 September 2006.


 

Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:13

Biofuels Markets Africa Conference 2006

Described as being the Pan-African meeting place for the biofuels industry, this important conference takes place at the Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town on 30 November and 1 December 2006.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:01

Ethanol from sweet potato

Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are re-engineering the traditional sweet potato to make it better suited for producing ethanol.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:00

Biodiesel research accelerated

Biodiesel is fast becoming an attractive substitute for petroleum diesel due to its cleaner combustion and renewability which does not deplete mineral oil reserves.
Over the years, Accenture has positioned itself as a qualified company to support organisations involved in the biofuels industry, positioning themselves in the area of alternate energy through their comprehensive capability portfolio.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 09:58

Biofuels – Sustainably made

The European Commission is developing legislation that will require minimum sustainability standards for biofuels development, said Andris Piebalgs, European Energy Commissioner, at the recent International Biofuels Conference in Brussels, Belgium.
Jatropha may be a more economic biofuel than corn-based ethanol, reported the The Wall Street Journal , citing research from Goldman Sachs.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 09:56

Biofuels in Africa will assist global goals

The African Press Agency reported that participants at Africa’s first high-level biofuels seminar in Ethiopia could use the biofuels boom to achieve the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and fight poverty.