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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While the UK's current petrol mix is limited to the inclusion of just 5% bioethanol, the NFU in England and Wales wants the government to introduce an E10 petrol mix, using 10% ethanol, made from wheat or sugar beet.
The skyrocketing costs of feedstock for bioethanol production may force domestic producers to shutdown operations - especially if government measures to remedy the situation won't come quick and judicious as they are needed.
Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, made the statement after hearing the complaints of ethanol producers who said they were now having a tough time supplying bioethanol as the skyrocketing prices of molasses have rendered their production uneconomical.
Ensus wants more of its fuel to be added to the blend motorists buy at the pumps - otherwise the UK's PS1bn bioethanol industry is at risk of being lost altogether.
LAHORE -- The Government College University Lahore has signed a collaborative research project with Bartin University, Turkey, for the cost-effective production of bioethanol.
The relaxation or suspension of the Biofuels Act of 2006 in a bid to lower fuel prices will imperil the country's P30-billion bioethanol industry and drive away foreign investors, an industry group said.
(ADI) seeks to dialogue with the Department of Energy (DOE) to discuss the potential impact of suspending the Biofuels Act, which it said would imperil the country's P30-billion bioethanol industry and drive away foreign investors.
ONE of the country's largest bioethanol plants has reported a profit for the first time, after reopening its doors following a 16-month closure.
In this study, Lactobacillus plantarum ATCC 8014 was co-cultivated with Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288C to mimic the bacterial contamination in industrial bioethanol fermentation.
The objective of this research has been to analyze the competitive advantages of Mexico in the biofuels sector, specifically bioethanol, by using a new approach that incorporates the competitiveness model by Porter and capabilities analysis.
ROXOL Bioenergy Corp., the bioethanol subsidiary of Roxas Holdings Inc., has been allowed to reopen its bioethanol plant in Negros Occidental following its implementation of measures to mitigate emission of foul odor.
Un contrat de realisation du projet de culture de la canne pour l'extraction et l'exportation du Bioethanol a ete signe, vendredi, a Tunis, entre le ministre du developpement et de la cooperation internationale et la Gerante de la societe mixte tuniso-italienne ICL-Tunisie, promotrice du projet, Lucia Galbati.