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...

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. “...

Making history! Falcon 20 flew only with biofuel

For the first time in history, a jet flew only with pure biofuel and renewable satisfying the constraints of jet fuels derived from petroleum. The aviation industry has just taken on October 29 a new ...