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Brazilian company to launch patented vinasse transportation tank

Brazilian company to launch patented vinasse transportation tank

August 14, 2018 |

In Brazil, Engcom will launch its patented vinasse transportation tank at a sugar industry trade fair in Sao Paulo state next week, demonstrating faster, safer and more efficient transportation of vinasse at the mills. Compared to other products in the market for transportation of vinasse, the use of composite materials makes the tank 500kg lighter […]

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Indian researchers produce potash from vinasse

Indian researchers produce potash from vinasse

May 7, 2018 |

In India, the Times of India reports that researchers at the Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Institute have developed a method to extract potash from vinasse in an effort to help reduce the toxic waste streams of sugarcane processing and ethanol production. Roughly 8-15 liters of vinasse are produced from every liter of ethanol produced, […]

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Embrapa Agroenergia identifies microalgae that can live off vinasse and pome

Embrapa Agroenergia identifies microalgae that can live off vinasse and pome

March 7, 2017 |

In Brazil, Embrapa Agroenergia (DF) was able to identify species of microalgae that can be cultivated in liquid waste from agroindustrial processes, effluents.This crop can generate renewable raw material for biofuels, feed, cosmetics and various other products.The research, which lasted three years, also resulted in the discovery of previously unknown species in Brazilian biodiversity. The […]

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Dedini add-on converts sugarcane vinasse to renewable power

Dedini add-on converts sugarcane vinasse to renewable power

[ 0 ] March 31, 2011 |

In Brazil, Dedini is now offering add-on portions for existing plants where they can break down vinasse into biogas and biomethane. Each have applications as fuel for the mill’s steam-powered boilers that generate electricity, which would allow mills to use bagasse that is normally burned for another purpose. Biomethane can also be used for vehicles […]

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Novasep Process, Danisco derive betaine from sugarbeet ethanol vinasse

Novasep Process, Danisco derive betaine from sugarbeet ethanol vinasse

[ 0 ] December 16, 2010 |

In Denmark, Novasep Process and Danisco announced the scale-up of an innovative process for the production of natural betaine. The plant will be the first to exploit a new extraction process using vinasse, a byproduct of sugar-beet-derived bioethanol. Its use will enable Danisco to substantially increase the availability of natural betaine, which is globally used […]

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BNDES approves $23 million for sugarcane-based biogas project

BNDES approves $23 million for sugarcane-based biogas project

January 14, 2020 |

In Brazil, Renewables Now reports that BNDES has approved a $23 million loan for a biogas project collocated at a sugar mill owned by Cocal Energia. The project will use sugarcane straw, filter cake and vinasse to produce 33 million cubic meters per year of biogas, half of which will be used for 40,000 MWh […]

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Fish feed from forest and food side streams

Fish feed from forest and food side streams

November 16, 2019 |

In Finland, VTT’s deep-tech incubator teams come up with two solutions to meet the need for new sustainable fish feed. Enifer Bio’s solution is based on the use of dilute side streams from the agro- and forest industries, and Volare’s solution focuses on the valorisation of food-industry side streams. The forest industry previously produced large […]

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Results are in: Clariant’s sunliquid delivers 6X lower carbon intensity than fossil gasoline

Results are in: Clariant’s sunliquid delivers 6X lower carbon intensity than fossil gasoline

November 6, 2018 |

By Paolo Corvo, Head of Sales & Marketing, Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives, Clariant Special to The Digest Clariant sunliquid technology delivers low carbon intensity score of 15 gCO2/MJ for the cellulosic ethanol produced using sunliquid technology from agricultural residues feedstock such as corn stover and wheat straw which is more than 6 times lower than the […]

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Looking deeper into Clariant cellulosic technology: Part 1 of 2, a visit to Straubing, Germany and an integrated pilot plant

Looking deeper into Clariant cellulosic technology: Part 1 of 2, a visit to Straubing, Germany and an integrated pilot plant

September 16, 2018 |

When you first encounter the Clariant cellulosic ethanol technology, your nose tells you that you haven’t seen anything quite like this before.  An ethanol plant smells like a Corn Flakes factory, you see —  warm, toasty corn scent that’s pleasant and distinctive, but cellulosic ethanol project typically had a harsher smell when you first enter […]

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What’s My Feedstock Worth? A primer for measuring bio-value

What’s My Feedstock Worth? A primer for measuring bio-value

June 5, 2017 |

What’s it worth? It’s the cry of a thousand fortune-hunters combing garage sales and close-out auctions this spring. Whether you are owner or seller, you need to know the underlying value of a feedstock in the advanced bioeconomy — and that is not the same thing as its current market price. In fact, what makes […]

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