In Georgia, Hydro Dynamics announced that complete biodiesel plants incorporating its cavitation based ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) are now available for the Fuel Ethanol industry. The majority of ethanol plants already recover their corn oil and much of this ends up converted to biodiesel. By integrating a biodiesel plant directly into the ethanol plant a […]
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In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. has reached an agreement with Tyson Foods, Inc. to acquire Tyson’s 50% ownership position in Dynamic Fuels. Completion of the transaction with Tyson Foods, which is contingent upon the closing of REG’s December 2013 announced agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Syntroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: SYNM), […]
In Louisiana, Syntroleum Fuels is looking to sell its 50% interest in the Dynamic Fuels plant it co-owns with Tyson Foods. Located in Geismar, the $150 million plant has been idle since November 2012 and costs each owner $1 million per month to sit in standby mode. Originally expected to produce 75 million gallons of […]
In Georgia, Hydro Dynamics announced that a ShockWave Power Reactor has been purchased and installed in a commercial cellulosic pilot plant in Italy. The SPR was purchased after successful lab testing on extraction of cellulose from corn fiber and straw. This unit was sold through Three-Es of Milan, Italy, an HDI partner for distribution of the […]
In Georgia, World Energy has upgraded to a new reactor made by Hydro Dynamics, which will allow the plant to increase its production. The Shockwave Power Reactor (SPR) technology allows the transesterification reaction to complete in seconds and improves feedstock flexibility. The SPR technology, an industry standard, has sold over 500 million gallons of annual […]
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In Georgia, Rome-based Hydro Dynamics has been granted a patent (U.S. Patent Number: 8,430,968) covering its Shock Wave Power Reactor (SPR) cavitation technology for ethanol yield enhancement.The patent covers the application of the SPR cavitation reactor to provide ethanol yield enhancement in the fuel ethanol industry. SPR technology uses the pressure fluctuations produced by controlled […]
In Georgia, Hydro Dynamics, Inc. has been granted a U.S. patent for its Shock Wave Power Reactor cavitation technology that enhances ethanol yield. The company’s SPR technology frees up trapped starch and sugar from corn using pressure fluctuations produced by controlled cavitation. The process increases the level of available starch and sugar for conversion to […]
In Louisiana, Dynamic Fuels’s Geismar renewable diesel plant is expected to resume operations by July. The facility, the product of the joint venture between Syntroluem and Tyson Foods, was idled in 2012. The company ordered a new catalyst for the plant in February, which is expected to increase yields to 88%, resulting in revenues per […]
In Louisiana, Dynamic Fuels has earned RSB sustainability certification. The RSB certification encompasses Dynamic Fuels’ Geismar, Louisiana plant, located near Baton Rouge, where it utilizes its technology to turn animal byproducts such as beef tallow and pork and chicken fat into renewable diesel.