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UAE consortium teams on Salicornia project

UAE consortium teams on Salicornia project

November 12, 2019 |

In the UAE, under the auspices of Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has signed an agreement with eight farms in Al Khatam and Al Khaznah, at the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, to launch a research project to tap the potential of reject brine, wastewater from desalination […]

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Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium celebrates first harvest of Salicornia feedstock

Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium celebrates first harvest of Salicornia feedstock

October 2, 2017 |

In the UAE, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology’s Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) – a non-profit entity supported by Etihad Airways, Boeing, Takreer, Safran and General Electric –announced that its flagship project, the Seawater Energy and Agriculture System (SEAS), has reached a critical milestone in its development of sustainable aviation biofuels through the first […]

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Shrimp and salicornia ecosystem developed at Texas A&M

Shrimp and salicornia ecosystem developed at Texas A&M

[ 0 ] May 17, 2011 |

In Texas, students at Texas A&M’s Agrilife Research Center have created a system that feeds nutrients from shrimp production into saliconia plants that are later harvested and pressed into oil for biodiesel. The meal byproduct is then fed back to the shrimp for feed.

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The 40 Hottest Technologies of 2018 – as voting gets underway, the nominees in depth

The 40 Hottest Technologies of 2018 – as voting gets underway, the nominees in depth

October 11, 2018 |

All through this month, Digest subscribers have been voting on the 40 Hottest Transformative Technologies in the Advanced Bioeconomy.  While the Hot 50 concentrates on organizations — this set of rankings could include a complete process, a component, subprocess, a metabolic pathway, a computational system, a sensor, a control, a high-performing organism, a protective technology, […]

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Masdar’s halophyte aviation biofuel project to launch in March

Masdar’s halophyte aviation biofuel project to launch in March

January 21, 2016 |

In the UAE, the Sustainable Biofuel Research Consortium’s long-awaited halophyte aviation biofuel project will at last launch in March. Eight fields over two hectares will be fed with nutrient rich wastewater from fish and shrimp production that will grow native Salicornia plants. The project will run for three years and then will be scaled up […]

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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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Gevo, the panicked investor, and the aviation fuels opportunity

Gevo, the panicked investor, and the aviation fuels opportunity

September 30, 2011 |

30 billion gallons of aviation fuels demand, and Gevo’s got a technology to produce it, using retrofitted ethanol plants, and a path to fueling planes at parity with conventional jet fuel prices. Game-changer? When it comes to Gevo, the investing public can be safely divided, like Caesar’s Gaul, into three parts. There is the broad […]

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Air Force Research Laboratory Alternative Fuels Team wins major prize for aviation biofuels work

Air Force Research Laboratory Alternative Fuels Team wins major prize for aviation biofuels work

September 23, 2011 |

In Ohio, the Air Force Research Laboratory Alternative Fuels Team is the recipient of the 2011 Theodore von Karman Award. The Theodore von Karman Award is the highest research award provided from the Air Force Association in recognition of the most outstanding contribution in the field of science and engineering. The AFRL Fuels team research […]

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Eight Bio-based Technologies for 2050

Eight Bio-based Technologies for 2050

September 6, 2011 |

Wonder how the world will ever produce enough energy and cut back enough carbon? Here are 8 technology platforms for 2050 that could make the difference. Over the past several weeks, we have been exploring the topic of Transformative Technologies, and readers are busy at work this week and through September 23rd in the voting […]

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Masdar, Boeing, Etihad, UOP complete seawater biofuels feasibility

Masdar, Boeing, Etihad, UOP complete seawater biofuels feasibility

[ 0 ] January 21, 2011 |

In the United Arab Emirates, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Boeing Company, Etihad Airways, and Honeywell’s UOP announced completion of a Sustainability Assessment of the Integrated Seawater Agriculture System production of aviation biofuels and other bioresources. This study makes a significant contribution to current knowledge on the viability of using salt-tolerant plants irrigated […]

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