In late December of 2006, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the concept of the State program for diesel biofuel production development until 2010.
20 January 2007
Japan is lagging behind several other countries in developing liquid biofuels that serve as alternatives for fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas. An increase in demand for oil caused by expanding economic activities worldwide as well as tighter government control of nat ural resources, as in Russia, are likely to drive up oil prices. It is imperative that Japan develop alternative renewable energy sources to diversify energy sources and reduce reliance on oil.
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Government policy and development of legislation: Ukraine plans to considerably increase its output of agricultural produce
According to the new draft Ag Development Program of the new Ukrainian government Ukraine will produce by 2015:
17 January 2007
Europe will have to rely on a wide variety of countries, starting with Brazil and Indonesia, if it wants to meet ambitious targets for raising the share of biofuels used in transport, the EU executive said on Tuesday.
16 January 2007 Êîììåíòàðèè: 1
The co-owner of leading Russian grains trader Nastyusha plans in the next five years to build a company with annual revenues of about $3 billion, a Russian newspaper reported on Tuesday.
14 January 2007
Countries around the globe may switch from oil and natural gas to biofuels.
11 January 2007
UKRAINIAN AGRARIAN POLICY MINISTRY MEANS TO INCREASE GRAIN CROP UP TO 50 MILLION TONS PER YEAR BY 2015
By 2015 grain crop in Ukraine will reach up to 50 million tons per year. This performance is envisaged in a draft state program of social-economic development of the Ukrainian village through 2015, which text is published on the official site of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy.
10 January 2007
Russian companies plan to invest over $1.0 bln (767 mln euro) in the construction of biofuel producing facilities in 2007. Among them are Bashneft-South which will build a 130 mln euro ($169.5 mln) biofuel plant, and Aston corporation planning to invest up to 120 mln euro ($156.5 mln) in the construction of biofuel producing facilities.
9 January 2007
The government has launched plans to construct a network of at least 20 plants for the production of biodiesel fuels, with total production capacity envisioned at over 620,000 tonnes of biofuel by 2010.
9 January 2007
Polish meat producer PKM Druda is hoping to form a 90:10 joint venture with Lurgi to build a 100,000 tonnes/year bioethanol plant near Grabkowo in southwest Poland.
7 January 2007