Bright future for biomass

The roadmap, ReMaP 2030, designed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), gives a crucial role for biomass technologies in the target of doubling the share of renewable energy in the glo...

Producing methanol from CO2 via formic acid

Researchers at Iramis CEA (Laboratory of Molecular Chemistry and Catalysis for Energy (LCMCE) managed to produce methanol from formic acid with a yield of 50%, well above the achieved so far efficienc...

Limagrain: a biomass boiler on corn cob

Limagrain and Dalkia inaugurated in late June the first installation of steam production from corn cobs in Europe, co-products from the process of Primary Limagne corn grown by farmers, members of the...

Biofuels: a new technology for oxygen combustion

Air Liquide announced they signed a collaboration agreement with the Office of Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies in France (CEA), which aims to develop a pilot plant in France for the production ...

Ethanol ED95 reduces CO2 emmissions by 85%

The analysis of life cycle ED95 fuel containing 95% ethanol produced from grape marc was conducted to better understand its environmental impact and find precisely the benefits of this renewable fuel....

Extracting hydrogen from plants, soon a reality!

A team of researchers discovered a way to extract large amounts of hydrogen from plants, a breakthrough that has the potential to provide a renewable source of energy for a relatively low cost. “...