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Digest readers dump hydrotreating for sugar-to-diesel as hottest biofuels technology

Digest readers dump hydrotreating for sugar-to-diesel as hottest biofuels technology

[ 0 ] November 1, 2010 |

In Florida, Digest readers dethroned hydrotreating as the hottest biofuels processing technology, installing “Drop-in fuels produced from biomass, using catalytic reforming, or microbial conversion of sugars to diesel” as the new champion, as the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy 2010-11 voting process got underway. Voting debuts each year with the annual Digest survey on the […]

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Transformative Technologies 2010 nominees: Chemical reforming technologies and hydrotreating

Transformative Technologies 2010 nominees: Chemical reforming technologies and hydrotreating

[ 0 ] June 7, 2010 |

Nominations: Chemical re-forming technologies and hydrotreating To vote in Transformative Technologies 2010, visit here. AltAir In December, the Air Transport Association of America announced that 14 airlines from the US, Canada, Germany and Mexico have signed MOUs with AltAir Fuels – for the entire output of a new biofuel facility that will be constructed in […]

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4 minutes with…Karl Seck, President, Mercurius Biorefining

4 minutes with…Karl Seck, President, Mercurius Biorefining

November 25, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Mercurius is on a mission to develop and commercialize our liquid phase catalytic process that efficiently converts any biomass into drop-in, hydrocarbon jet fuel and diesel as well as green chemicals. The technology is called REACH which stands for Renewable Acid-hydrolysis Condensation Hydrotreating, […]

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Where are we with algae biofuels?

Where are we with algae biofuels?

October 13, 2014 |

The state of R&D so far. 4 NAABB advances  have brought the cost of algae biocrude oil down to $7.50 per gallon. 3 roadblocks remain between today’s cost and $3.00. In our two-part series, we look first at the breakthroughs that have radically changed the costs and outlook. In Part II, we look at where the opportunities […]

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The Hydrogen Wall: Looking at the prospects for drop-in biofuels

The Hydrogen Wall: Looking at the prospects for drop-in biofuels

August 11, 2014 |

Think affordable, available, sustainable carbon is the biggest barrier to the growth of biofuels? Or, access to market via blender pumps? In the case of drop-in biofuels, the biggest challenge might be finding enough hydrogen. You might have heard of the Hydrogen Economy, the Hydrogen Miracle, the Hydrogen Car, or that free hydrogen (H2) is […]

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Return of the Pyromaniax: Proton Power and its hydrous pyrolysis process for super low-cost hydrogen

Return of the Pyromaniax: Proton Power and its hydrous pyrolysis process for super low-cost hydrogen

May 8, 2014 |

A new wonder technology to behold: über low-cost hydrous pyrolysis for power and fuels. What’s up at the front lines with the pyro kings? A few weeks ago, in our continuing coverage of recent advances in cheap, affordable biobased hydrogen — meaning sub-$2 per kilo hydrogen gas — enough to light up the economics of […]

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The Pyromaniax: Anellotech starts up Pearl River BTX Pilot Plant

The Pyromaniax: Anellotech starts up Pearl River BTX Pilot Plant

May 8, 2014 |

Meets December 2013 commitment to be able to provide BTX developmental quantities to strategic partners. Plant begins production of 1 kg quantities of BTX, now available to support Anellotech’s ongoing business development activities and strategic partners’ downstream programs. In New York, Anellotech announced start-up of its pyrolysis pilot plant, and that it is making available […]

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Neste Oil: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Neste Oil: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 24, 2014 |

Neste Oil is a refining and marketing company, with a production focus on premium-quality, lower-emission traffic fuels. The company produces a comprehensive range of major petroleum products and is the world’s leading supplier of renewable diesel. The company has operations in 15 countries. Its growth strategy is focused on producing premium- quality renewable diesel fuel. The company had […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 17, 2014 |

Fulcrum design, develop, own and will operate facilities that convert sorted, post-recycled municipal solid waste, or MSW, into ethanol. Fulcrum have entered into long-term, fixed, zero-cost MSW feedstock agreements which will provide us with a significant competitive advantage over companies using alternative feedstocks for the production of biofuel. their proprietary process, built around numerous commercial […]

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The Hydrogen Spring

The Hydrogen Spring

March 13, 2014 |

Reminiscent of 2009′s Summer of Algae, when those technologies were coming out of the woodwork, we appear to be in the Hydrogen Spring. Every time we write about them, more pop up, like a Prairie Dog town. Over the past couple of months we have written several times about the hunt for hydrogen and effective […]

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