Fresh clashes over land between Green Fuel and villagers in Chisumbanje – New Zimbabwe.com

Ethanol investor Billy Rautenbach   RELATED STORIES MORE than 80 villagers from Mutumburi village in Chisumbanje on Wednesday clashed with Green Fuel security staff over land, a local pressure group has revealed. The controversial multi-million-dollar ethanol producer was developed by tycoon Billy Rautenbach in a joint venture with agricultural parastatal ARDA. Platform for Youth Development […]

Green Fuel fights villagers over land – New Zimbabwe.com

Ethanol investor Billy Rautenbach   RELATED STORIES MORE than 80 villagers from Mutumburi village in Chisumbanje on Wednesday clashed with Green Fuel security staff over land, a local pressure group has revealed. The controversial multi-million-dollar ethanol producer was developed by tycoon Billy Rautenbach in a joint venture with agricultural parastatal ARDA. Platform for Youth Development […]

This Underwater Food and Fuel Source Might Save Us All – Big Think

The human race is expanding in a big way. As we watch birth rates in some nations boom and life expectancies in others stretch, logistical questions arise — particularly how to feed and fuel such a population with ever-less arable land and resources. Food production will need to increase, by some estimates, up to 70%. The […]

In the future, avocado pits could be used as eco-friendly fuel – Konbini – Konbini US

Avocados have never been more prolific: on toast, with eggs, in sandwiches, on salads, and, of course, guacamole. In the past few years the avocado has been crowned the king of fruit. In addition to our ruinous ecological impact overall, it seems we’re also wasting a large portion of the fruit (26% according to studies): the skin and the pit. The pit […]

2-wheelers can run on green fuel, but get ready to pay Rs 12K – Times of India

MUMBAI: Soon, two-wheelers too will be able to run on CNG with retro-fitted kits. A senior transport official said on Wednesday that the transport commissioner’s office has issued permissions to some workshops to retro-fit CNG kits in two-wheelers and the process could begin in the next few days. At present, more than two lakh private […]

Microalgae create green fuel, reduce food insecurity – Cornell Chronicle

Algaeconsortium.com/Provided An artist’s concept of a commercial algae harvesting facility on land unfit for agricultural use. Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, as well as energy and food insecurity, according to a study by researchers associated with the Cornell Algal Biofuel […]

Scientists turn pollution back into green fuel – Times of India

Scientists have accidentally discovered a way to reverse the combustion process, turning carbon dioxide (CO2) back into a fuel. Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US used complex nanotechnology techniques to turn the dissolved gas into ethanol. Because the materials used are relatively cheap, they believe the process could be used in […]

US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel – Aljazeera.com

US scientists say they have stumbled upon an economically practical and highly efficient way of converting a greenhouse gas largely blamed for global warming into an environmentally friendly fuel – a development that could boost the renewable energy industry. Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US state of Tennessee last month announced […]

Green Fuel sued for $1 million – NewsDay

The National Oil Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd (NOIC) has approached the High Court seeking to compel Billy Rautenbach’s Green Fuel ethanol plant to pay over $ 1 million storage and handling fees for a three-year period. BY CHARLES LAITON In a matter filed on September 14 this year, the parastatal claimed Rautenbach’s firm […]