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Trenton Fuel Works proposes 3.87 Mgy acid hydrolysis project in New Jersey

Trenton Fuel Works proposes 3.87 Mgy acid hydrolysis project in New Jersey

[ 0 ] March 16, 2010 |

In New Jersey, Trenton Fuel Works announced details of its proposed 3.87 Mgy biomass-to-fuel pilot project in Trenton, converting food, paper and yard waste Trenton Fuel Works at a facility that will cost $2 million to acquire and $65 million to retrofit and commence operations. According to TFW, “once commitments are received to build the […]

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Brighter brights and more sustainable whites

Brighter brights and more sustainable whites

October 7, 2014 |

Broadening the sources and uses for cellulosic ethanol. As we reported yesterday in the Digest, DuPont and Procter & Gamble, announced a collaboration to use cellulosic ethanol in North American Tide laundry detergent, a first of its kind.  Tide Cold Water will be the first brand in the world to blend cellulosic ethanol in a […]

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Stora Enso acquires Virdia in (up to) $62M deal

Stora Enso acquires Virdia in (up to) $62M deal

June 23, 2014 |

For $33M upfront and $29M in incentives for meeting milestones — Stora Enso acquires renewable sugars pioneer Virdia — the former HCL CleanTech — as the Finnish giant hones its biobased strategy. We look at the Virdia story, and Stora Enso — in search of The Bottom Line. In Finland, Stora Enso said that it […]

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GeoSynFuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

GeoSynFuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 30, 2014 |

GeoSynFuels is a private, U.S. based company that has developed an economic method for the production of biofuels and biochemicals (including cellulosic ethanol and acetic acid). This technology “bolts-on” to existing sugar cane processing facilities (or other biomass facilities) and enables the production of significant incremental ethanol from the xylose fraction at low cost. The […]

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Aphios Corp granted patent for cellulosic biofuel technology

Aphios Corp granted patent for cellulosic biofuel technology

January 13, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Aphios Corp. has announced that it was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,540,847 entitled “Methods and Apparatus for Processing Cellulosic Biomass,” for its Aosic enabling technology platform. In the Aosic process, biomass is contacted with SuperFluids such as carbon dioxide with or without small quantities of polar cosolvents such as ethanol, both sourced from […]

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Aphios granted US Patent for pretreating cellulosic biomass to manufacture biofuels and biochemicals

Aphios granted US Patent for pretreating cellulosic biomass to manufacture biofuels and biochemicals

January 12, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Aphios Corporation announced that it was granted United States Patent No. 8,540,847 entitled “Methods and Apparatus for Processing Cellulosic Biomass” for its Aosic enabling technology platform. In the Aosic process, biomass is contacted with SuperFluids such as carbon dioxide with or without small quantities of polar cosolvents such as ethanol, both sourced from […]

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12 Bellwether Biofuels Projects – where do they stand?

12 Bellwether Biofuels Projects – where do they stand?

July 22, 2013 |

Advanced biofuels – mirage or reality? In January we wrote: “When these 12 projects open for business (or not) in 2013, you’ll know for sure.” So, what do we know? Advanced, next-generation biofuels are on the march, say the supporters. Next-generation biofuels are a debacle, according to a chorus of skeptics including the editorial page […]

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Flying the Aussie BioSkies

Flying the Aussie BioSkies

February 27, 2013 |

What’s up with Australia and aviation biofuels? The kangaroos are flying, for sure, and perhaps only feedstock woes could get in the way. In the world of biofuels there is no sector as active as military and aviation biofuels in terms of willing customers. At the Low Carbon Fuel Conference, held over two days in […]

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12 Bellwether Biofuels Projects for 2013

12 Bellwether Biofuels Projects for 2013

January 1, 2013 |

A long war of opinion has been waged for years between advanced biofuels’ detractors and supporters. Mirage or reality? Completion of 6 key projects 2012 decided much of the debate. When these 12 projects open for business (or not) in 2013, you’ll know for sure. Advanced, next-generation biofuels are on the march, say the supporters. […]

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The Sherpas: 7 biofuels feedstock developers clearing paths to the summit

The Sherpas: 7 biofuels feedstock developers clearing paths to the summit

October 9, 2012 |

Sherpas – the high-altitude companions that see Himalayan hopefuls safely to the top (and back again). Every great biofuels technology has its own companion feedstock strategy – with unique advantages and technical challenges. Who’s got what it takes to be a great Sherpa, providing that feedstock or intermediates edge that puts a processing technology first […]

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