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Tweet The first wave of cellulosic biofuels projects are now reaching completion. But what does the next wave look like – from technology to financing? We explore the trends in our two-part Biorefinery 2015 series. It’s a remarkable story of expansion. According to a report from Tristan R. Brown and Robert C. Brown at the [...]
Tweet In Colorado, Gevo appointed Dr. Stephen P. Toon as its Executive Vice President of Operations and Process Development. In his new role at Gevo, Dr. Toon will report to Christopher Ryan, Ph.D., President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Technology Officer, and will have overall responsibility for Gevo’s Luverne, Minn. facility from startup through to [...]
Tweet In Massachusetts, Nexant has published a new multi-client report, “From Diapers to Paints – Is Bio-Acrylic Acid on the Way?”, to investigate new developing routes to acrylic acid, including technology and economic analyses for acrylic acid produced via renewable sources (including sugar, biomass, and glycerol) versus petrochemical sources (including propylene, propane, and ethylene oxide). [...]
Cargill Envirotemp FR3 dielectric fluid identified as technology enabler in new IEEE high temperature insulation standard
Tweet In Minnesota, Cargill reports that demonstrated enhanced thermal capabilities of its Envirotemp FR3 renewable dielectric fluid, which is made from vegetable oil, have been published within a new design standard by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Industry-standard temperature limits for electrical transformers are traditionally capped at 110-degrees Celsius. IEEE’s new standard (C57.154) [...]
Tweet In Texas, White Energy mothballed its ethanol plant in Plainview on Jan. 7 due to the drought and related high corn prices, ahead of the Jan. 17 announcement that a nearby Cargill meat processing plant would also idle due to the drought. The plan is to idle through the first quarter but may do [...]
Tweet By Janet McGurty, special to the Digest U.S. biodiesel makers were big winners in the last minute tax bill passed in Washington at year end, regaining the $1 per gallon tax credit which expired December 2011 and extending it to the end of 2013, helping an industry where many small producers closed or cut back sharply [...]
Tweet Based in: 345 Inverness Dr. South; Bldg. C; Suite 345, Englewood, CO 80112 Year founded: 2005 Technology: Gevo has two proprietary technologies that combine to make it possible to retrofit existing ethanol plants to produce isobutanol, a four carbon alcohol which serves as a hydrocarbon platform molecule. We have developed a robust industrial scale [...]
Tweet In the Netherlands, Royal DSM announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business. The acquisition, announced on 26 October 2012, will enable DSM to become a global tier one dairy ingredients supplier. The cultures and enzymes business of Cargill is a global leading manufacturer of cultures and enzymes [...]
Tweet In Argentina, soybean biodiesel regulation may be revised during a meeting today between Argentine authorities, YPF, and Petrobras Argentina. Small and medium sized biodiesel producers want greater incentives to compete with larger companies such as Bunge, Cargill, and Aceitera.
Tweet Solazyme lands monster capacity expansion agreements with ADM and Bunge – what’s the sector’s hottest company up to now? Yesterday, Solazyme announced two landmark capacity expansion agreements with Bunge and ADM, respectively. The Bunge agreement will expand joint venture-owned oil production capacity at Solazyme Bunge Renewable Oils from the current 100,000 metric tons under [...]