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9 Hot New CO2 Applications

9 Hot New CO2 Applications

December 9, 2019 |

By Sam A. Rushing, President – Advanced Cryogenics Special to The Digest BACKGROUND The CO2 industry expands organically, say 3% annually in some markets. The best way to grow more rapidly in the industry, is via the development and implementation of new and unique applications in a wide variety of markets. CO2 applications, of a […]

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The Valley of Fog: As Sundrop moves on from Louisiana, what’s up and what’s wrong with Loan Guarantee programs?

The Valley of Fog: As Sundrop moves on from Louisiana, what’s up and what’s wrong with Loan Guarantee programs?

August 15, 2017 |

In Louisiana, reports surfaced in Alexandria’s TownTalk online paper that Sundrop Fuels has struck an agreement to sell the 1200-acre site where it once planned to build its $450 million, 50 million gallon capacity first commercial plant to produce green gasoline from woody biomass. The company selected the site, the former location of the Cowboy […]

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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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New Zealand company setting up biobased production in Nebraska

New Zealand company setting up biobased production in Nebraska

December 10, 2013 |

In Nebraska, New Zealand’s Xylemer BioProducts is going to open a production facility in Kearney to produce its biomass-based resins. The main feedstock for the resins is DDGS, which will mostly be supplied by the Kearney Area Ag Producers Alliance, but trials are ongoing using sugarbeet pulp and rice hulls. The facility should come online […]

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Micromidas to convert cellulosic biomass to PET

Micromidas to convert cellulosic biomass to PET

June 12, 2013 |

In California, Plastic News reports that Micromidas is looking to use cardboard, rice hulls and paper sludge to produce a bio-based PET. Micromidas’s approach is to directly process their non food biomass directly into PET as the process is cellulose based, not sugar based. Micromidas is looking to have their pilot scale built in the […]

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Rentech: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Rentech: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

November 12, 2012 |

Address: 10877 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Year founded: 1981 Company description: The Company’s Rentech-SilvaGas and Rentech-ClearFuels biomass gasification process can convert multiple biomass feedstocks into synthesis gas (syngas) for production of renewable fuels, power and chemicals. Combining the gasification process with Rentech’s application of syngas conditioning and clean-up technology and the patented […]

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Resistance is futile: Codexis and the chase for low-cost cellulosic sugars

Resistance is futile: Codexis and the chase for low-cost cellulosic sugars

[ 0 ] February 4, 2011 |

In California, Codexis yesterday announced a stunning 29% increase in revenue,  to $107.1 million, driven by a 77% increase in sales of pharmaceutical products, from $18.6 million in 2009 to $32.8 million in 2010, and increases in collaborative R&D and government grants. With operating expenses growing by only 2 percent, the company swung from a […]

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Clean Marine Fuel in 2020: An Opportunity for Biofuel?

Clean Marine Fuel in 2020: An Opportunity for Biofuel?

December 4, 2019 |

By Michael Newman, Chief Operating Officer, Parhelion Underwriting Inc. Special to The Digest 2018 saw the shipping industry take its first steps towards addressing the challenge of climate change when, at its 72nd session in April, IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted an initial strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping by […]

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The Advanced Bioeconomy: New Fortunes 2019

The Advanced Bioeconomy: New Fortunes 2019

April 11, 2019 |

Let’s turn to New Fortunes 2019 – our overview of what we believe will be the 24 hottest market segments in the near term – places to focus your innovations and to unlock value – and we hope these are valuable in the discussions during ABLC week.

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Almond Joy: CEC poised to award $10 million to advance Aemetis, West Coast nut waste-to-fuels commercial projects

Almond Joy: CEC poised to award $10 million to advance Aemetis, West Coast nut waste-to-fuels commercial projects

February 4, 2019 |

In California, the California Energy Commission has issued a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) for a $5 million grant to the Aemetis Riverbank cellulosic ethanol biorefinery, and $5 million for West Coast Waste Co., to assist in the development of its innovative commercial-scale, low-carbon biorefinery, known as Madera Renewable Energy One (MADRE I) project. The […]

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