March 3, 2008 (Scoop) – Biofuels generated from New Zealand-grown softwood feedstocks have been identified as a feasible, large scale option for meeting both the low-carbon transport vision of the Government’s 2007 Energy Strategy (NZES) and Biofuels Sales Obligation (BSO), say the authors of a report by the New Zealand Lignocellulosic Bioethanol Initiative.
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Singapore Strives to Lead Next Round of Biofuels Race
October 29, 2007 (IHT) Second-generation biofuels, made from products like waste from agriculture and forestry, may not yet be a commercial reality, but that is not preventing Singapore from trying to position itself to become a major processing and trading hub in Asia for new clean energies. “We feel that if we’re going to focus on a sustainable type of activity we need to look beyond first-generation biofuels: Those made from food crops,” Julian Ho, executive director for energy, chemical and engineering services at Singapore’s Economic Development Board, said. Continue reading