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Healthier Food: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Calyxt

Healthier Food: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Calyxt

June 6, 2019 |

The Digest’s new “Stocks Worth Tracking” Multi-Slide Guide Series highlights hot companies that are making strides in the bioeconomy. Today’s “Stock Worth Tracking” is Calyxt. Calyxt is developing healthier specialty food ingredients by leveraging cutting edge science to develop food crops through gene editing technologies. Calyxt’s illuminating presentation shares how they are building a path […]

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Bonds and Bioenergy: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to IFC

Bonds and Bioenergy: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to IFC

May 9, 2019 |

International Finance Corporation, a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. They leverage their products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions across the World Bank Group—to create markets that address […]

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Greening the Gas Grid: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Netherland Enterprise Agency

Greening the Gas Grid: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Netherland Enterprise Agency

May 8, 2019 |

Netherland Enterprise Agency is a government agency which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. The Netherland Enterprise Agency stimulates entrepreneurs in sustainable, agricultural, innovative and international business. It aims to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs, strengthen their position and help them realize their international ambitions with funding, networking, know-how […]

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Birth Control for Insects: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Provivi

Birth Control for Insects: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Provivi

May 6, 2019 |

Provivi is looking to revolutionize the foundation of pest control with natural pheromones – mating disruption – and to protect food supplies without toxic residues and empower the next generation to grow food more sustainably. Their patented technology reduces pest populations and minimizes crop damage with no side-effects to humans or beneficial insects like bees. […]

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Alternative Jet Fuels: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to National Jet Fuels Combustion Program

Alternative Jet Fuels: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to National Jet Fuels Combustion Program

May 5, 2019 |

National Jet Fuels Combustion Program has a mission to help streamline the fuel approval process and has over 30 instituttions involved in their research and projects including 12 universities, 8 government agencies, 5 OEMs and several others. Med Colket, Retired Senior Fellow, United Technologies Research Center, gave this illuminating overview of NJFCP’s results of their […]

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REACHing for the stars: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Mercurius Biorefining

REACHing for the stars: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Mercurius Biorefining

April 21, 2019 |

Mercurius Biorefining is developing its novel REACH process, which converts cellulosic biomass to hydrocarbons in the renewable diesel, aviation, and marine fuel ranges. Valuable by-products include bio-char and a bio-plastic monomer, FDCA. REACH (Renewable Acid-hydrolysis Condensation Hydrotreating) is a novel application of proven technologies which is both feedstock- and product-flexible. Sources of potential feedstock include […]

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The Competitive Edge: Highbury Energy

The Competitive Edge: Highbury Energy

February 13, 2019 |

Highbury Energy Q: What was the reason for founding your organization – what was the open niche you saw that could be addressed with a new product or service? What was the problem, or gap, or opportunity? Highbury was founded in 2009 on the premise that the thermochemical conversion of biomass to syngas is an […]

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EPA OKs MAAPW for Edeniq Cellulosic Ethanol

EPA OKs MAAPW for Edeniq Cellulosic Ethanol

December 6, 2017 |

In Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Mid America Agri Products – Wheatland LLC’s registration to produce cellulosic ethanol at its ethanol production facility in Madrid, Neb. using Edeniq’s Pathway technology. The 48 million gallon per year MAAPW facility began using Edeniq’s Pathway technology this month. “We are thrilled that Mid America Agri Products […]

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RaceTrac launches E15 ethanol, joins Prime the Pump Initiative

RaceTrac launches E15 ethanol, joins Prime the Pump Initiative

July 6, 2016 |

In Washington, RaceTrac is joining a growing list of retailers as part of the Growth Energy Prime the Pump initiative. RaceTrac is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and operates more than 600 company-owned and third-party contract operated stores under the RaceTrac and RaceWay names in 12 southern states. Growth Energy works in collaboration with Prime the […]

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Asia Pulp & Paper backs community-led Indonesian biofuels project

Asia Pulp & Paper backs community-led Indonesian biofuels project

July 6, 2016 |

In Indonesia, Asia Pulp & Paperhas announced its support for a new community-led pilot scheme aimed at reducing the use of fossil fuels and increasing the availability of biofuels in Indonesia. Kemiri Sunan’s high yield of up to 10 tonnes of oil per hectare make it an attractive source of biofuel, with waste used to […]

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