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DTU researchers patent ethanol from whey and spins off company to commercialize it

DTU researchers patent ethanol from whey and spins off company to commercialize it

February 12, 2018 |

In Denmark, researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed a patented technology which uses lactic acid bacteria to efficiently convert lactose in the whey into ethanol. Ethanol is the type of alcohol that is found in spirits. The researchers have formed the company Alcowhey, which aims to help smaller dairies […]

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University of Tübingen researchers develop process to convert whey into bio-oil

University of Tübingen researchers develop process to convert whey into bio-oil

December 19, 2017 |

In Germany, scientists have developed a bioprocess that enables conversion of acid whey, a dairy by-product, without the use of additional chemicals. Researchers from the Center of Applied Geosciences at the University of Tübingen and international colleagues used microbiome cultures similar to those in the human gut. The new bio-oil can be used in animal […]

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Costa Rican researchers develop method to produce biodiesel from cheese whey

Costa Rican researchers develop method to produce biodiesel from cheese whey

November 24, 2016 |

In Costa Rica, researchers have been working for the past four years to develop commercial biodiesel production from cheese whey in an effort to reduce the vast amounts of the waste product from being dumped in wastewater and to find other feedstocks for biodiesel that wouldn’t lead to deforestation. The first two years of the […]

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DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood picks up $1.9M state loan for whey-to-ethanol project

DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood picks up $1.9M state loan for whey-to-ethanol project

[ 0 ] November 2, 2010 |

In Wisconsin, DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood LLC was awarded a state energy loan for $1.9 million toward its $7.6 million facility that will produce ethanol from whey—a waste product of the cheesemaking industry. The 3 mgy facility is a scale-up of the company’s pilot facility and is expected to be up and running by the end of […]

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Zero-emission hydrogen beer trucks, algae to generate clean water, cheesy biogas, algae backpacks, bamboo toothbrushes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 30th

Zero-emission hydrogen beer trucks, algae to generate clean water, cheesy biogas, algae backpacks, bamboo toothbrushes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 30th

August 29, 2019 |

Pumpkin spice everything is already appearing in stores across the U.S. and so is beer for Oktoberfest, but Anheuser-Busch’s beer will be delivered using zero-emission hydrogen beer trucks! Have some cheese with that beer as cheese waste is now being converted to biogas in the UK. And for back to school folks, there are backpacks […]

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Miscanthus BBQ fuel, microalgae, new bioreactor for fermentation, cacao bean waste to beer, soy shoes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 7th

Miscanthus BBQ fuel, microalgae, new bioreactor for fermentation, cacao bean waste to beer, soy shoes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 7th

June 6, 2019 |

As we turn the corner from spring to summer, the pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of June 7th In today’s Digest, miscanthus BBQ fuel, microalgae, new bioreactor for fermentation, cacao bean waste to beer, soy shoes — these and more, ready […]

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Greener alternative to PET, olive pit bioplastic, Dupont and NIPI new insulation, biobased Mardi Gras beads and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of February 15th

Greener alternative to PET, olive pit bioplastic, Dupont and NIPI new insulation, biobased Mardi Gras beads and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of February 15th

February 14, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of February 15th. In today’s Digest, new greener alternative to PET, olive pit bioplastic, Dupont and NIPI new insulation, biobased Mardi Gras beads — these and more, ready for you now at The Digest online. […]

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Beyond the Cow: ICYMI, BYND IPO PDQ, and Perfect Day AKA Muufri JDA w/ ADM, FYI

Beyond the Cow: ICYMI, BYND IPO PDQ, and Perfect Day AKA Muufri JDA w/ ADM, FYI

November 19, 2018 |

It’s Thanksgiving week in the United States but we are feasting alternatively on acronyms here in Digestville. I.E., e.g., ICYMI, BYND IPO PDQ, and FYI Perfect Day AKA Muufri JDA w/ ADM. As they said at Bletchley Park, let’s get out the Enigma machine and decode. In New York and California this week, the nutrition […]

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Tucumcari Bio-Energy seeks to revamp mothballed ethanol plant into methane

Tucumcari Bio-Energy seeks to revamp mothballed ethanol plant into methane

October 3, 2018 |

In New Mexico, Tucumcari Bio-Energy is looking to convert its former ethanol plant in the town of Tucumcari to methane production following a successful feasibility study done with Sandia Labs. The project would use the ethanol plant’s six 55,000-gallon fermentation tanks to produce methane gas following an 18-month conversion. The company to have financing and […]

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The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 10th, 2018

The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 10th, 2018

May 10, 2018 |

The pace of invention and change is just too strong, we’ve realized, to highlight annual or even quarterly or monthly rankings and summaries of significant product and service advances. For now, we’re going to be tracking these on a weekly basis to keep pace with the changes. Here are the top innovations for the week […]

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