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India set to unveil new biofuel policy in bid to cut oil, gas, coal imports: Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2017

The government will soon bring out a new policy on biofuel to incentivize the use of the cleaner fuel, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said. 

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Bill Gates, Total Invest $14M in Cellulosic Sugars Company

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

Business magnate Bill Gates and energy giant Total have backed biofuels company Renmatix in a $14 million investment round. Renmatix developed a new process called Plantrose® that makes...

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Garbage in, energy out: creating biofuel from plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 21, 2016

At first glance, the polystyrene container buried amid the beach detritus was unremarkable. Closer inspection however yielded something jarring about this discarded filet-o-fish box. Discovered...

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My Eco Energy takes over Indian Fuel Industry with revolutionary new product- Indizel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 17, 2016

Indizel is the unique cleanliest diesel fuel introduced in the Indian Market which meets European (EN 590 EURO 6), and BIS (IS 1460) Bharat stage VI strictest fuel quality parameters collating...

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Wealth from waste: A novel Indian biotech solution

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2016

Agricultural waste is becoming a mammoth problem for India, not knowing what to do with the stubble many Indian farmers especially in granary of the country simply burn it after harvest....

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New policies to boost generation of power from biomass, biofuel: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

The government will unveil a raft of new policies to boost hydropower and electricity from biomass, biofuels and cogeneration as well as significant increase in the use of electric cars, Power,...

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United Flights from LA to San Francisco Now Use Biofuel, Create 60% Less Emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 15, 2016

Regularly scheduled United Airlines flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco will be fueled by a blend of 30 percent biofuel and 70 percent traditional fuel, reducing an estimated 60...

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India to allow ethanol-only vehicles; response to be muted

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 18, 2015

India will soon allow automakers to manufacture vehicles that can run entirely on ethanol, but adoption is likely to be slow as the country has not been able to source the sugarcane by-product...

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IOC betting big on green energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 20, 2015

(IOC), the nation's largest fuel retailer, has renewed its focus on...

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Union Government launched India's first ethanol-run bus in Nagpur

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2014

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari launched ethanol-run environment-friendly public buses in Nagpur on 22 August 2014. These buses were launched as India's first pilot “The Green Bus project” to test ethanol-run buses.
It was claimed that the carbon-dioxide...

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