bioethanol


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bi·o·eth·a·nol

 (bī′ō-ĕth′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
Ethanol produced by fermenting the sugars in biomass materials such as corn, sugar beets, switchgrass, or agricultural residues, used as a fuel in internal-combustion engines either in pure form or more often as a gasoline additive.

bioethanol

(ˌbaɪəʊˈɛθənɒl)
n
(Chemistry) a biofuel based on alcohol which may be combined with petrol for use in vehicles
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Project Objective The overall objective of the project is to introduce sustainable consumption and production of bioethanol applied in the transport sector and as cooking fuel in Uganda and to identify and mitigate potential barriers.
More doubt has been cast on the future of the volatile bioethanol market and 100 jobs at the mothballed refinery at Wilton after a shock move from oil giant BP.
The biggest impact will come from the situation in the United States where conflicting regulations on bioethanol use in gasoline, as well as declining political and public support for the biofuel mandate, will contribute to a practical cap on US bioethanol consumption over the forecast period.
Finding a way of breaking down these sources into their constituent sugars to allow them to be fermented through to bioethanol is regarded as the 'Holy Grail' of biofuel research.
Robert Gordon University professors Linda Lawton and Peter Robertson, alongside University of St Andrews professor John Irvine, have been awarded funding of PS1,153,133 by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to investigate photocatalytic bioethanol production.
The Au350 million ($524 million) Vivergo bioethanol plant in Hull was officially opened by the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.
420 million litres bioethanol & 500,000 tonnes per annum High Quality Animal Feed
have launched a model project for production of bioethanol from potato starch residue in the Keshan State Farm in Harbin City, in China's Heilongjiang Province.
Producers and importers of gas will be required to add biofuels from energy crops, such as bioethanol and biodiesel, to liquid fuels.
to construct and operate a bioethanol demonstration plant in Malaysia's Selangor State.
Mohammad Reza Zareian, the head of public affairs department for Shahrekord University announced that scientists and researchers at the university have produced Bioethanol also known as Ethanol Fuel from vegetable and fruit waste.
11 October 2010 - Pannonia Ethanol Zrt, a Hungarian-based producer of fuel ethanol, is developing a bioethanol facility in Dunafoldvar, in the centre of Hungary.