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4 minutes with… Kristina Osterman, Consultant, Nickel Institute

4 minutes with… Kristina Osterman, Consultant, Nickel Institute

March 26, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. We are an international non-profit industry association with key focus on the development of responsible and sustainable use of stainless steel and other nickel-containing materials. We are here to support the developing bio-based chemicals industry with NEUTRAL and COMPLIMENTARY TECHNICAL ADVICE regarding the […]

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Biofuels Digest Index is flat at 65.49 despite an advanced biofuels gain

Biofuels Digest Index is flat at 65.49 despite an advanced biofuels gain

March 26, 2015 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, was flat at 65.49 despite an advanced biofuels gain. For the day, Gevo (GEVO) was up 3.43 percent to $0.27. while Cares (CERE) rallied 8.38 percent to $0.37. Among other equities, Cosan (CZZ) retreated 2.28 percent to $6.63. Overall, declines led advances by a […]

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High Flying

High Flying

March 26, 2015 |

Can you make ultra-performing diesel and jet fuels from essential oils found in cannabis sativa, a/k/a marijuana? Turns out, you can. Caryophyllene is a highly fragrant molecule found in a whole bunch of plants, and is the third-highest active component in catnip. It’s found in oregano, pepper, hops, cinnamon, basil, black caraway, and in pretty good concentration in […]

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Reverdia: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Reverdia: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

March 26, 2015 |

Reverdia is a joint venture between Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and Roquette Frères, the global starch and starch-derivatives company. Reverdia is aiming at the market for sustainable succinic acid, focusing on market development by establishing partnerships with direct and indirect customers, building on customer needs and Reverdia’s strengths. Biosuccinium […]

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4 minutes with… Mike Glatz, VP Sales & Business Development, Optimus Technologies

4 minutes with… Mike Glatz, VP Sales & Business Development, Optimus Technologies

March 25, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Optimus Technologies manufactures the first and only EPA-approved biofuel conversion systems for medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks. Its fuel partners supply B100/B99 and Optimus-grade biofuel to fleets nationwide. Optimus has a simple, bolt-on approach that provides fleets the easiest way to reduce fuel […]

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EPA Issues 2014 and 2015 Cellulosic Waiver Credit prices

EPA Issues 2014 and 2015 Cellulosic Waiver Credit prices

March 25, 2015 |

In Washington, the EPA announced 2014 and 2015 Cellulosic Waiver Credit prices, and “a Clarification of the Data Sources Used in the Cellulosic Waiver Credit Price Calculation”. The EPA stated: EPA has calculated the CWC prices for 2014 and 2015 using the data sources and methodology specified in this rule, as described above. The CWC […]

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Revolutionary Road (materials)

Revolutionary Road (materials)

March 25, 2015 |

The cost of replacing crumbling roads will tumble, with the introduction of an Arizona Chemical additive that enables more low-cost recycled asphalt to be used. Could a biobased $100 billion dollar savings be in the offing? If you haven’t noticed, US roads are a shocker. In fact, in 2013, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the US […]

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Biofuels Digest Index drops to 65.53 as advanced biofuels retreat

Biofuels Digest Index drops to 65.53 as advanced biofuels retreat

March 25, 2015 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, dropped 0.58 percent to 65.53 as advanced biofuels retreated. For the day, Gevo (GEVO) fell back 4.43 percent to $0.26. while Solazyme (SZYM) shed 3.29 percent to $2.79. Among other equities, Algae.Tec soared 19.61 percent to $0.06. Overall, declines led advances by a 3 […]

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Cellana: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Cellana: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

March 25, 2015 |

Cellana, a leading developer of algae-based bioproducts, uses the most productive plants on earth — marine microalgae — to photosynthetically produce its ReNew line of Omega-3 EPA and DHA oils, animal feed/food, and biofuel feedstocks. Cellana’s patented ALDUO system enables economic, sustainable, and consistent production of photosynthetic, non-GMO algae at industrial scale. Cellana intends to […]

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4 minutes with… Ezekiel Oyediji, Managing Director/CEO, Elzek Multilink Services & Investment

4 minutes with… Ezekiel Oyediji, Managing Director/CEO, Elzek Multilink Services & Investment

March 24, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Elzek Multilink Services & Investment[E M S I]LTD.is a private limited liability company duly registered in Nigeria.This is a small company that is aspiring to grow big with the co-operation of a Technical Partner to go into ethanol production as Biofuel by taking […]

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