Posts Tagged ‘India’

List of Algae Biofuel Companies

Algae biofuel companies in USA Algenol Algenol was founded in 2006. It has it’s headquarter in Fort Myers, Florida, United States. Algenol focuses on ethanol production from algae through its proprietary ‘Direct to Ethanol’ technology. 16121 lee Road Fort Myers, FLorida, USA 33912 (239) 498-2000 info@algenol.com Sapphire Energy Sapphire Energy is San Diego, California, United States based algae biofuel producer company . It was founded in 2007. The Sapphire Energy’s Integrated Algal Bio Refinery, also famous as Green crude farm, is situated […]

Biofuel Projects in India

Some Ongoing and Upcoming  Biofuel Projects in India Second Generation Biofuel Refinery for Punjab In October 2015 Punjab signed MOU for setting up of second generation bioethanol refinery with consortium of Beta Renewables, Novozymes and CVC India Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. The estimated worth of the project is Rs 950 crore and will use the huge amount of wheat and rice straw generated in the area as feedstock to produce bioethanol. The utilization of these agriculture wastes has been a major […]

Karnataka to get $50 million dollars for biofuel

In India the Karnataka States’ Biofuel Development Programme  is set to get a boost in the form of  $50 million dollars from International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). The loan can be utilized in various activities such as plantation of biofuel crops and production. Biofuel Development Board of Karnataka has been active in promoting biofuels and  has established biofuel information and demonstration centres with about 100 l per day capacity in each district. These centres are being scaled up to […]

Balrampur Chini Mills to boost ethanol production capacity

Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd, one of the largest integrated sugar manufacturers in India, is planning to invest Rs.200 crore ($31.2 million) to boost ethanol production capacity of its three distilleries.  The plan is to set up or adopt incineration technology to enhance production of ethanol in Balrampur, Babhnan & Mankapur Distillery Units. Balrampur Chini Mills owns 11 sugar mills in the state of Uttar Pradesh with an aggregate crushing capacity of 79,000 tons per day.

India achieved only 1.4% ethanol blending this fiscal year

Problems between sugar mill owners and oil marketing companies have resulted in only 1.4% ethanol blending through february this fiscal year which is way less than the blending target of 5% and lesser than the last year’s achieved blending level of 2%.The National Policy on Biofuels of India identifies the sugar cane molasses as the feedstock suitable under Indian conditions for ethanol production for blending purpose and that makes the sugarcane mills as the biggest suppliers of bioethanol. The high state-level levies on the […]

Biofuel related companies in India

A list of biofuel related companies in India is given below:  Click here to know about some ongoing and upcoming  biofuel projects in India 1. SHIRKE Energy Pune, Maharashtra based Shirke Energy  is  active in Biomass Field establishment. It is a biodiesel manufacturer and supplier. They produce biodiesel from Jatropha, Pongamia, Castor, Palm and other Non edible oils. The company involves in export and import of biofuels and provide technical consultation to biofuel Industry. They also buy and supply Jatropha […]

Sea6 Energy: Seaweed to Ethanol

Sea6 Energy is a Bangaluru, India based startup attempting to produce ethanol from the fermentation of sugars extracted from seaweed. It was formed in 2010 by Mr. Shrikumar Suryanarayan a professor at Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Sea6 Energy’s laboratory is located at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (CCAMP), NCBS-TIFR, GKVK Campus, Bangalore, India. Department of Biotechnology, Government of India is one of the key investors in the venture. Seaweed to ethanol Traditionally seaweeds, also called macro-algae, are grown […]