Latest Alcohol fuel Stories

2011-05-04 15:33:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - As the trade association for the global methanol industry, the Methanol Institute supports the introduction of the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 (H.R. 1687) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bipartisan bill was introduced by Representatives John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), and Steve Israel (D-NY). The OFS represents the single largest step the United States can take on the path to...

2010-04-01 11:10:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Jianye Greentech Holdings Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: AJGH.OB) (the "Company") is engaged in the business of marketing and distributing alcohol-based automobile fuel products in the Peoples Republic of China, which are manufactured by our affiliate Zhao Dong Jianye Fuel Co., Ltd. ("Zhao Dong"). Today the Company announced that it had filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K where it reported revenues for the year ended December 31, 2009, were...

2010-03-29 07:02:38

Engineering yeast to transform sugars more efficiently into alcohols could be an economically and environmentally sound way to replace fossil fuels, say scientists presenting at the Society for General Microbiology's spring meeting in Edinburgh on Sunday. Dr Christian Weber and Professor Eckhard Boles from Frankfurt University, Germany, have worked out how to modify yeast cells so that they successfully convert a wider range of sugars from plant waste such as wheat and rice straw into...

2008-01-26 12:00:00

U.S. energy policy-makers see ethanol as a way to help solve global warming as well as reducing the country's "addiction" to oil from foreign, often volatile, sources like the Middle East. But critics of ethanol -- ethyl-alcohol fuel, mostly made by fermenting sugars -- fret that it now comes from corn, in an energy-intensive, environmentally damaging, costly process that also leads to higher grocery bills. ZeaChem, a Menlo Park company, thinks it has a solution to those drawbacks. Using a...

2005-07-26 05:10:00

NICOSIA -- Cyprus's abundance of fruits, grapes and potatoes could soon end up where you least expect it; in your fuel tank. The island's Commerce Ministry is poised to announce a pilot project by the end of this year for the introduction of liquid biofuels for motors in an attempt to cut down on pollution-spewing fossil fuels. The initial target is for one percent of the island's annual fuel consumption on road transport to be from renewable energy resources, said Georgios Roditis from the...

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