|Directorate-General for the Environment
|European Environment Agency
The GLYFINERY project is targeted to development of a novel technology based on biological conversion of the glycerol by-product into known and new, advanced liquid biofuels, bioenergy and valuable biochemicals in an integrated biorefinery concept. Implementation of the glycerol bioprocessing line into the biodiesel plant will improve the economics of the biodiesel biorefinery by enhanced energy conversion efficiency of the traditional raw materials and by generating valuable, highly demanded bioproducts.
|LIFE+ programme website
The refuel project is designed to encourage a greater market penetration of biofuels. To help achieve this goal, we will develop a biofuels road map, consistent with EU biofuel policies and supported by stakeholders involved in the biofuels field. Starting early 2006, the project involves seven renowned partners and will take 24 months to complete. Refuel is financed by the European Commission under the 'Intelligent Energy - Europe' programme.
|RENOVABLES MADE IN SPAIN
“Renovables Made in Spain” has been developed by the Spanish Ministry of Industry through the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (IDAE) with a clear objective: to inform the world about the significant penetration of renewable energies in Spain, the high level of development of these technologies, and the leadership of Spanish companies and organisations that has made this possible.
|Spanish Ministry of Environment
The aim of SUSTOIL is to develop advanced biorefinery schemes to convert whole EU oil-rich crops (rapeseed, olive and sunflower) into energy (fuels, power and heat), food and bioproducts (chemicals and/or materials) making optimal uses of the side streams generated during farming/harvesting, primary processing (e.g. oil extraction and refining) and secondary processing (e.g. transesterification)