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Kettering University researchers use supercritical methanol to boost biodiesel yields

Kettering University researchers use supercritical methanol to boost biodiesel yields

May 5, 2015 |

In Michigan, with support from the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, Dr. Jonathan Wenzel, assistant professor of Chemical Engineering at Kettering University, is attempting to speed up the process of making biodiesel – a renewable fuel that is made using predominantly soybean oil in the United States, but can be made from animal fats and other […]

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Edeniq: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)”

Edeniq: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)”

March 10, 2014 |

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Edeniq, nominated in the “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)” category for its Cellunator technology. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or […]

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Proterro: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)”

Proterro: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)”

March 10, 2014 |

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Proterro, nominated in the “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)” category for its solid state industrial sugars production. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. […]

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Renmatix: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)”

Renmatix: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)”

March 10, 2014 |

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Renmatix, nominated in the “Transformative conversion technology (solid state or supercritical)” category for its Plantrose technology. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or […]

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The Venus Technology: Algae joins wood at the Liquefaction and supercritical frontier for biofuels

The Venus Technology: Algae joins wood at the Liquefaction and supercritical frontier for biofuels

December 23, 2013 |

PNNL develops a project that, using conditions usually found on the planet Venus, produces a continuous stream of drop-in advanced biofuels, from algae, with the potential for dramatically lowered costs. It’s another step forward in the subcritical temperature region — and may solve the algae dewatering and extraction problems forever. If Venus has not been […]

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Extreme energy, supercritical water, nanostuff and biofuels

Extreme energy, supercritical water, nanostuff and biofuels

November 5, 2013 |

At the frontier of exotic temperature and pressures, even everyday materials like water begin to act strangely in ways that can drive energy transformation. New work in nanocatalysts may make those frontiers more accessible, and those energy systems more affordable. OK – try this one for size.  Water ice that checks in at 1300 degrees […]

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Low-energy pyrolysis using supercritical CO2: new research

Low-energy pyrolysis using supercritical CO2: new research

[ 0 ] February 23, 2011 |

In the UK, a leading researcher at the University of York has developed a low-temperature microwave pyrolysis of biomass using supercritical carbon dioxide to produce wax products without solvents residues. It allows a more precise control over the heating process, and saves energy, too. An advantage of using the technology is also the quality of […]

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Another Wonder Down Under:  Ignite Energy develops low-cost biomass conversion using supercritical water

Another Wonder Down Under: Ignite Energy develops low-cost biomass conversion using supercritical water

[ 0 ] December 27, 2010 |

Supercritical fluids have been part of the biofuels technology mix for a long time. we’ve seen them researched for producing algal biofuels without dewatering, as a superior corn oil extraction system. Back in 2008, a team from Saskachewan and India signed a research deal using supercritical CO2 to extract fermentable sugars from biomass. What is […]

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UPM: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

UPM: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 29, 2015 |

As a frontrunner of the new forest industry UPM “leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future.” UPM’s structure consists of the following business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper ENA (Europe and North America) and UPM Plywood. UPM uses fibre and […]

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Steeper Energy receives $3m grant from Canadian government

Steeper Energy receives $3m grant from Canadian government

March 9, 2015 |

In Canada, Steeper Energy has received a $3m grant from the Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) office. This funding is to be used for the development of an Industrial Scale Pilot Plant to commercialize its proprietary hydrofaction biomass-to-liquids technology platform. The SDTC funds will assist in the completion of Steeper Energy’s 100 barrel per day […]

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