Search Results for 'cobs'

4 minutes with… Hugo Jacobs, Founder, Methyl Ester

4 minutes with… Hugo Jacobs, Founder, Methyl Ester

January 28, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Our company has been established with one goal in mind and that is to produce and supply the local market with a quality bio diesel product which has been eagerly awaited for by the industry. Tell us about your role and what you […]

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4 minutes with… Jens Sogaard Jacobsen, Group Sales Director, MBP Group

4 minutes with… Jens Sogaard Jacobsen, Group Sales Director, MBP Group

January 19, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. MBP Group works closely together with a number of manufacturing companies that process biological products. We manage their by-products and ensure that this potential waste is brought to optimal use in the bioeconomy. Examples of applications are: HFO and LFO replacement, CHP fuel, […]

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The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Corn cobs

The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Corn cobs

June 8, 2014 |

Here’s a report from Minnesota’s Agicultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) on Corn Cobs as Sustainable Biomass for Renewable Energy, A Field-to-Facility Demonstration and Feasibility Study. They report that “The corn cob field-to-facility project is a success in that it has demonstrated and documented the viability of corn cobs as a sustainable source of biomass for […]

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US Senate Candidate for Iowa Mark Jacobs criticizes RFS rollbacks

US Senate Candidate for Iowa Mark Jacobs criticizes RFS rollbacks

December 29, 2013 |

In Iowa, U.S. Senate candidate Mark Jacobs submitted critical commentary to the EPA regarding the RFS rollbacks, claiming that he is “deeply concerned that the proposal… will negatively impact jobs and economic growth in my home state of Iowa as well as other states.” The Republican candidate’s remarks fall in line with the majority of […]

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NatureWorks taps Jacobs for next biobased chemicals plant

NatureWorks taps Jacobs for next biobased chemicals plant

September 29, 2013 |

In Minnesota, NatureWorks announced that Jacobs has been awarded the engineering design contract for the company’s next world-scale Ingeo production plant in Southeast Asia. “Jacobs’ front-end engineering design work will include major equipment design and is the next stage of what is a multi-year project that will move into detailed engineering design, procurement, construction, and […]

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White rot fungus boosts ethanol production from corn stalks, cobs and leaves

White rot fungus boosts ethanol production from corn stalks, cobs and leaves

September 13, 2012 |

In Ohio, an Ohio State research team led by Yebo Li is reporting new evidence that a white rot fungus shows promise in the search for a way to use waste corn stalks, cobs and leaves — rather than corn itself — to produce ethanol to extend supplies of gasoline. Their study on using the […]

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UCSD and Cambridge researchers develop 3D coral-inspired structures for algae production

UCSD and Cambridge researchers develop 3D coral-inspired structures for algae production

April 9, 2020 |

In California, researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego, and the University of Cambridge, U.K., have 3D printed coral-inspired structures that are capable of growing dense populations of microscopic algae. The work, published April 9 in Nature Communications, could lead to the development of compact, more […]

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Greasezilla selected to Virginia FOG sanitation project

Greasezilla selected to Virginia FOG sanitation project

December 3, 2019 |

In Virginia, Greasezilla announced it has been selected by Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) to provide the most cost-effective and ecologically sound FOG (fats, oils and grease) Separation Technology for the Nansemond Treatment Plant in Suffolk, Virginia. HRSD did an industry-wide search for the most efficient and advanced system to separate FOG into its basic […]

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$73 Million, 35 Projects, who won, for what and why: The DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office 2019 Project Selections

$73 Million, 35 Projects, who won, for what and why: The DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office 2019 Project Selections

October 1, 2019 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy has selected 35 projects totaling $73 million for bioenergy research and development support. Funded through the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, these projects will help reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. […]

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Avantium reports progress towards commercialization, $3.3M grant

Avantium reports progress towards commercialization, $3.3M grant

August 25, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, technology development and renewable chemistry company, Avantium N.V. reported in its 2019 half year results that the “company is progressing its technologies towards commercialization.” In particular, their most advanced technologies – Mekong and Dawn – are progressing towards commercialization thanks to €3 million (about $3.3 million) in European Union grants that were […]

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