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Duckweed takes off in nutrition space as well as biofuel and bioenergy

Duckweed takes off in nutrition space as well as biofuel and bioenergy

November 11, 2018 |

Duckweed is some pretty amazing stuff. And no, we aren’t talking about that kind of Daffy Duck duck weed. We are talking about the green stuff that grows in ponds and floats on the surface of water, often mistaken for algae. Why is this green goodness so good? Duckweed, also referred to as lemna or […]

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Duckweed Redux: are duckweed’s ducks finally in a row for protein, fuels and more?

Duckweed Redux: are duckweed’s ducks finally in a row for protein, fuels and more?

May 2, 2018 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation and Duckweed DAYS commenced their inaugural Duckweed Project to commercialize the duckweed model developed by the Andrew J. Young Foundation. Tests conducted during a pilot program indicated that protein extracted from duckweed was one of the most nutritious vegetable organic protein with essential amino acids, and the bio-refining process was efficient, sustainable […]

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$2.25 per gallon biohydrocarbon fuels, unsubsidized? Biozin licenses IH2 Technology — heads for commercial-scale in Norway

$2.25 per gallon biohydrocarbon fuels, unsubsidized? Biozin licenses IH2 Technology — heads for commercial-scale in Norway

November 15, 2017 |

In Texas, CRI/Criterion Catalyst Company has awarded an FEL-2 license agreement for the IH2 technology which converts biomass to liquid transportation fuels, to Biozin Holding. The Front End Loading (FEL-2) package will be completed for the core IH2 technology by global engineering and construction specialists KBR.  KBR is CRI’s preferred FEED engineering services provider for […]

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Greenbelt signs LOI with Prosys Biorefining for use with duckweed

Greenbelt signs LOI with Prosys Biorefining for use with duckweed

June 15, 2017 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Prosys Biorefining Systems to license its proprietary ECOsystem biorefinering technology to convert lemna (duckweed) and microalgae into renewable products. Prosys, based in San Pedro, Calif., is developing an organic aquatic plant-based source of concentrated protein from duckweed as a […]

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Sub-$2/gallon biobased hydrocarbon fuels head for diesel-hungry India

Sub-$2/gallon biobased hydrocarbon fuels head for diesel-hungry India

May 24, 2016 |

India’s SunLight Fuels licenses IH2 Technology for hydrocarbon transportation fuels from agricultural waste In India, Sunlight Fuels has signed a Front End Loading license agreement for IH2 Technology with CRI Catalyst, a division of Shell. Project details The Sunlight Fuels agreement is the first IH2 FEL-2 license granted in India for a commercial scale plant. […]

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IH2 deep-dive: breakthrough technology has commercial-scale in sight

IH2 deep-dive: breakthrough technology has commercial-scale in sight

January 5, 2016 |

$2.25 per gallon hydrocarbon fuels from biomass, unsubsidized? CRI moves to second-stage towards a commercial-scale deployment of its high-yield, low-cost drop-in fuel technology. And residence time may be the key. This week, a cryptic but tasty news kernel has emerged from CRI, that they have entered into a Front End Loading (FEL-2) evaluation package license […]

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The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

January 28, 2014 |

Tired of corn, corn, corn or cane, cane, cane? There are 101 feedstocks in the biofuels canon. Here’s what’s up with each of them, and all of them. In Florida, Biofuels Digest released its annual Guide to biofuels feedstocks, tracking 10,658 items published in the Digest in the past 48 months on 101 feedstocks for […]

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Answers to your questions about parity-priced, algae-based fuels

Answers to your questions about parity-priced, algae-based fuels

March 8, 2013 |

Wondering when affordable algae-based transportation fuels might arrive at your local retail outlet? Might be sooner than you think. Here’s the lowdown. We’ve been hearing quite a bit of news this week here in Digestville about the strong demand for price-competitive algae fuels. By far the biggest news is that sales of algae-based Soladiesel B20 […]

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The Force: the Cellulosic biofuels tax credit is back, but is it really needed?

The Force: the Cellulosic biofuels tax credit is back, but is it really needed?

January 3, 2013 |

Finding it hard to explain to taxpayers why the PTC is needed, for the jump to cellulosic biofuels lightspeed, or to ward off predatory fossil-fuel evildoers? Turns out, The Force may not be needed after all.  So, the fiscal cliff was averted in a last minute-deal by DC lawmakers. Sort of. For now. Or […]

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The Fiscal Cliff deal: the definitive biofuels guide

The Fiscal Cliff deal: the definitive biofuels guide

January 3, 2013 |

Three key tax credits extended for cellulosic biofuels, biodiesel and renewable diesel; playing field leveled for algae; Farm Bill provisions extended, but mandatory funding eliminated for energy title. Well, the viziers and examiners have completed their go-through on the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 – the fiscal cliff-averting bill that is now awaiting President […]

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