Biofuels

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  • GREEN WEEK 2016 January 12, 2016

    Fellowships for the Green Week 2016 are available for students. See here for a brochure in italian The initiative is aimed at visiting during a tour a series of green enterprises of the Veneto Region. The second part of the week is devoted to semina...

  • MEMO at Environmental Chemical Processes Lab September 24, 2013

    beta version of  is working at ECPLab. is a real time web-based monitoring tool that acquires, manages, smooths, aggregates, historicizes and shows process and plant data or events. is a low cost product and uses open sw & open hw.  ( more in...

  • Project “Algae & CO2-capture at Savona Campus”: experimental phase n.2 November 21, 2012

    EN3 students involved in the “Algae Project” started the experimental phase n.2 of their Feasibility Study for the development of a pilot facility to capture CO2 and produce biodiesel from algae at Savona-Campus. This experimental phase n.2 is d...

  • CO2 sequestration February 22, 2012

    CO2 sequestration. Some pilot plants and nothing more: the old absorption process with mono- or di-ethanol-ammine . But describing these systems is called "clean coal" or "zero emissions".  Really what is the link between "CO2 sequestration" and "clea...

  • Concordia disaster: guess the fuel and evaluate the risk February 3, 2012

    Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO), Light Fuel Oil (LFO), Crude Oil (CRO), Diesel?  Some students of the EN3 M.Sc. tried to evaluate the risk due to the dispersion (water/air) of about 2400 tons of fuel contained in the Concordia Ship in case of release after the d...

  • Anti-pollution exercise October 22, 2011

    University of Genoa will take part to the anti-pollution exercise RAMOGE-HAVEN 2011 aimed at simulating an environmental emergency caused by accidental pollution. The exercise requires the simulation of marine pollution due to an explosion in the bow o...

  • New Zealand maritime pollution October 16, 2011

    More than 350 t of heavy oil fuel was estimated to have leaked from the Rena ship, with authorities fearing that all 1.500 t on the vessel will be released if it breaks up and sinks. This disaster reminds us the analogous environmental disaster occurr...

  • Chem Med 2011 October 3, 2011

    The countdown for CHEM-MED, The International Chemical Event has started. Just a few days to the 2011 edition, which opens its doors on Wednesday 5 October at fieramilanocity with more than250 exhibitors, taking up 18,000 square metres of exhibition ar...

  • Monitoring enviromental pollution September 5, 2011

    Some years ago the industrial site of Stoppani (Cogoleto, Italy) was defined by the Italian Ministry of Environment a “polluted site of national interest”. The plant, producing sodium bi-chromate, chromic acid and chromium salts has been dischar...