Category: 5-Minute Guide

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Liquid Light: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Liquid Light develops electrocatalytic technology to make major chemicals from low-cost, globally abundant carbon dioxide (CO2).  Licensees benefit from a lower cost of production and can reduce their carbon footprint. Liquid Light is funded by BP Ventures, Redpoint, Osage University, VantagePoint and Chrysalix, and now coming out of stealth after six years of developing a […]

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April 17, 2014 More

Primus Green Energy: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Primus’ liquid fuel synthesis technology is a proprietary low cost  process to convert syngas to gasoline, jet fuel and aromatic chemicals directly, without the need for further treatment. The result is a highly efficient process, producing approximately 5 gallons of drop-in transportation fuels per mmBTU of natural gas. The process produces drop-in fuels that are ready for […]

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April 17, 2014 More

Praj Industries: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Praj has adopted a new identity in line with its future growth strategy. Over the past 3 decades, Praj has transformed itself from being a single business sector company of Ethanol Solutions to multiple business organization, providing solutions for brewery, water & wastewater, process equipment & systems, high purity application and bio-products. The company plans to […]

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April 17, 2014 More

Valero: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. Valero subsidiaries employ approximately 10,500 people, and assets include 16 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3 million barrels per day, 10 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion […]

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April 15, 2014 More

Propel Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Propel builds, owns & operates a network of American made renewable fuel stations. Propel’s Clean Fuel Points are owned and operated by Propel. The CFPs are designed to be located at existing gas stations. To that end, they partner with station owners to make it easy for customers to find and fill with clean, renewable […]

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April 15, 2014 More

OriginOil: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

OriginOil’s signature water cleanup technology, called Electro Water Separation (EWS), is a high-speed, chemical free process that efficiently extracts organic contaminants from very large quantities of water. For the emerging algae industry, OriginOil is reducing bacterial contamination, and concentrating algae without chemicals, making large-scale harvest possible. For the oil & gas industry, OriginOil is helping […]

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April 14, 2014 More

ZeaChem: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

ZeaChem is a developer of highly efficient biorefineries for the conversion of cellulosic biomass into economical and sustainable advanced biofuels and bio-based chemicals. Our indirect approach leapfrogs the yield and carbon dioxide (CO2) problems associated with traditional and cellulosic-based processes. ZeaChem’s patented process offers the highest yield at the lowest cost, with the lowest fossil […]

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April 14, 2014 More

Petrobras: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Petrobras is a state-owned (partly) owner/operator of fossil and renewable energy production and distribution, including both sugarcane ethanol and biodiesel operations. Announced that it was not seeking to acquire distressed ethanol companies but would establish partnerships where appropriate to support development of the national ethanol industry. According to Petrobras management, the state oil giant would […]

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April 13, 2014 More

Honeywell’s UOP: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Honeywell’s UOP has developed a renewable jet fuel processing technology, as well as a joint venture. UOP and Ensyn announced the formation of a new joint venture, dubbed Envergent Technologies, that will market technologies and equipment for generating power, transportation fuel and heating oil from biomass using pyrolysis. The joint venture will utilize forest and […]

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April 13, 2014 More

Rivertop Renewables: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Rivertop Renewables has developed a scalable, green chemistry route to glucaric acid and other novel chemicals from renewable resources. These renewable chemicals can improve the performance and sustainability profile of end products while reducing customers’ total cost of formulation. Rankings: 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals: #28, 2013/14 Model: Technology licensor. The Situation: Rivertop Renewables announced […]

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April 10, 2014 More