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Tweet In North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that Chemtex will be locating its new cellulosic biofuels production operations in Sampson County. The company and its partners plan to create 65 new jobs and invest approximately $200 million over the next three years. Chemtex will operate in North […]
Tweet Slow pace, low yields have depressed KiOR’s share prices, but tripled production and revenue has recently delighted the markets. What’s up with the cellulosic biofuels leader? Good news, bad news? If you have ever spent any time reading up on ion thrusters — a next-gen engine technology that NASA recently employed on the Dawn […]
Tweet If you can’t afford to bring the biomass to the refinery, why not bring the refinery to the biomass? A new, farm-scale mobile pyrolysis may travel by 18-wheeler — munching feedstock, making fuels. In Ohio, Battelle engineers and scientists have developed a mobile device that transforms residues such as wood chips or agricultural waste […]
Tweet Want to make renewable fuels at warp-speed — and possibly at an unwarped price — try these 10 fairly amazing paths to making fuels from biomass faster than you can say “subsidy-free”. Hey kids! You really can make free crude oil. Amaze your friends. Make Dad real happy. Mom can help you with the […]
Tweet In New York, Sweetwater Energy announced a 50/50 joint venture with Naturally Scientific, Inc. to produce sugar from waste carbon dioxide. The new technology converts carbon dioxide taken directly from the emissions of industries such as ethanol refineries, natural gas power plants and many others, into usable sugars. The joint venture expands Sweetwater’s sugar-production […]
Tweet As Christine Aguilera sings in Candy Man: ”Good things come to boys who wait…He’s a one stop, get it while it’s hot, baby don’t stop Candy Man.” Or, as we might say with more restraint, Midori reports they have broken through on a 100-year quest for low-cost cellulosic sugars. And found a way to […]
Tweet Upstream, downstream, processing, policy, finance – opportunities and challenges abound in the bioeconomy – but which challenges are the most intractable and daunting of them all? In today’s part 1, #5 through #1. They go via various aliases — naysayers, pessimists, The Party of No, doom-and-gloom’ers, realists, skeptics, and so on. For almost every […]
Tweet In Brazil, GranBio and Rhodia have signed an agreement to create a partnership to produce bio n-butanol. Bio n-butanol is made from sugar cane straw and bagasse, the same raw material that is used to manufacture second-generation ethanol and which is abundant in Brazil. Under the partnership, the companies plan to build the world’s […]
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Tweet Hawaiian Island-based consortium of landowners pioneering production of bio-based fuels In Hawaii, Alaska Airlines and Hawai`i BioEnergy LLC announced today they have signed an agreement for the carrier to purchase sustainable biofuel for its aircraft. Founded in 2006, Hawai`i BioEnergy is a consortium of three of Hawaii’s largest landowners and three venture capital companies […]