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The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 2

The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 2

[ 0 ] March 1, 2011 |

Will the new fermentation technologies completely shatter preconceptions about biofuels and bio-based products – and redefine the way in which Western Civ approaches the production of fuel, food, feed, and fiber? The new Brew Barons are working hard to make that so. See part 1 of today’s top story, here. LanzaTech The LanzaTech process increases […]

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The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 1

The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 1

[ 0 ] March 1, 2011 |

Will the new fermentation technologies completely shatter preconceptions about biofuels and bio-based products – and redefine the way in which Western Civ approaches the production of fuel, food, feed, and fiber? The new Brew Barons are working hard to make it so. The Regents of the University of Washington generally only admit under conditions of […]

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Convert fermentation waste to advanced ethanol: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Ebio’s Alcoli process

Convert fermentation waste to advanced ethanol: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Ebio’s Alcoli process

July 7, 2016 |

What’s a major opportunity with thin stillage? Ebio says it can deliver “20% Increased Efficiency, 20% Advanced Ethanol, Payback in 5 months, based on any feedstock, and offering D5 Advanced biofuels” — all that with its Alcoli process, by which engineered e.coli bacteria convert fermented ethanol waste into advanced ethanol. Ebio CEO Trent Nguyen gave this illuminating overview of […]

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Novozymes releases advanced suite of biofuels enzymes

Novozymes releases advanced suite of biofuels enzymes

February 22, 2017 |

In Denmark, Novozymes announces the launch of the Spirizyme T Portfolio, an advanced suite of glucoamylase enzymes with trehalase and other yield enhancing activities that provide the most total sugar conversion in the industry. Trehalase is an enzyme that converts trehalose, a type of sugar that cannot be fermented to ethanol, to glucose, which is […]

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Biodiesel 2017: what’s up with Earth’s favorite advanced biofuel?

Biodiesel 2017: what’s up with Earth’s favorite advanced biofuel?

January 17, 2017 |

The makers of biodiesel, America’s favorite advanced biofuel, are gathering this week in San Diego for the leading annual gathering on the future of diesel-side renewable fuels, and how the quest for energy security, domestic jobs and reduced greenhouse gas emissions is coming along. As the National Biodiesel Conference opened, NBB’s new CEO Donnell Rehagen […]

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A Critical Look at Cellulosic Ethanol and Other Advanced Biofuels

A Critical Look at Cellulosic Ethanol and Other Advanced Biofuels

December 12, 2016 |

By Alexander A. Koukoulas, Ph.D., ANL Consultants LLC Special to The Digest Over the last 10 years, the United States has made enormous investments in the pursuit of “Second Generation” or 2nd Gen biofuels. During this time, ethanol derived from corn and sugar cane or 1st Gen fuels saw considerable commercial success becoming well-established in terms […]

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Biointermediates and U: A potential step change in advanced biofuel economics

Biointermediates and U: A potential step change in advanced biofuel economics

November 21, 2016 |

By Antoine C. Schellinger, Special to The Digest On October 3, 2016, the EPA issued a Notice of Public Rulemaking (NPRM). Once published in the Federal Register, a 60 day comment period is triggered on the set of proposed rule changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2). While the EPA proposed a wealth of rule changes, […]

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Answers to your questions about Renewables and the Advanced Bioeconomy

Answers to your questions about Renewables and the Advanced Bioeconomy

September 21, 2016 |

Recently, we held a popular webinar on Renewables and the Advanced Bioeconomy with NEXANT principal Ron Cascone, for which you can see the slides here. During the webinar, we received a number of excellent questions, some of which we did not have time to get to — all of which are worth looking at. Ron Cascone […]

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The Advanced Bioeconomy and the Pet Wellness Revolution

The Advanced Bioeconomy and the Pet Wellness Revolution

August 18, 2016 |

These days, we don’t call it algae, we call it nutritional superfood, and we don’t call our furry friends “pets”, we call them companion animals. I suppose to distinguish them from wild animals, work animals, and the ones we reserve for, er, eating. But it’s a good name. Companion as a word comes from the […]

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In Defense of Flavors: Blue Marble Biomaterials lands a home-run in advanced flavorings

In Defense of Flavors: Blue Marble Biomaterials lands a home-run in advanced flavorings

July 13, 2016 |

A few years ago, Michael Pollan wrote a best-seller, In Defense of Food, that leveled an attack on high fructose sweeteners from which the corn industry has not entirely recovered. If you’ve seen an industry effort to relabel “high fructose corn syrup” as something else — anything else — it is because of a consumer […]

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