Bio-fuel


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Bio-fuel

Fuel such as methane produced from renewable resources, especially plant biomass and treated municipal and industrial wastes.
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Among the first-generation feedstocks, sustainable sugar cane production under rain-fed conditions in former pastures and grassland areas offers environmentally and economically an attractive bio-fuel option as demonstrated in the case of Brazil.
It also includes a 20 per cent target for bio-fuels, which many people have said is unrealistic.
It is believed the developments will secure the future of this growing industry in the North East, with half the country's bio-fuel production expected to be in the region by 2015, employing more than 5,000 people.
By being actively involved in this bio-fuel initiative, Gulf Air believes it can play a key role in addressing today's environmental challenges, and help build a better future for our children, the local community and the world," he said.
Euro MPs could reverse this trend by scrapping bio-fuel targets and opting for smarter, cleaner, cars instead.
He added that the two main bio-fuel producers the United States and the European Union countries have agreed to take measure to tackle the issue and instead to promote the second-generation bio-fuel.
According to the local producers of sugar cane, Brazil is ideally place to exploit the local appetite for bio-fuel.
The airline aims to convert at least part of its domestic fleet to bio-fuel use in five years, with early research showing that the greener fuel source costs half the price of normal airline fuel and produces only 50 percent of the environmental issues, Air New Zealand deputy chief executive Norm Thompson told journalists in Rotorua.
and India in the area of bio-fuels, and specifically shed light importantly on the potential of bio-fuels generated from waste sources which do not affect issues of food security and water security," says Robinder Sachdev, Director, Media and Communications, USIBA India.
He said the Virgin boss yesterday wrote to Mr Livingstone asking him to look at making bio-fuel powered vehicles exempt from the congestion charge.
Shell sold nearly 800 million gallons (3 billion liters) of bio-fuel in 2005, mostly in the United States and Brazil.
At present, about 100 public vehicles on the island run on the bio-fuel called ''E3,'' in which the ethanol content is 3 percent.
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