Category: 5-Minute Guide

Virent: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Virent: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 26, 2015 |

Virent is in the business of replacing crude oil by applying clever chemistry to create the fuels and chemicals the world demands using a wide range of naturally-occurring, renewable resources. Virent’s patented technology features catalytic chemistry to convert plant-based sugars into a full range of products identical to those made from petroleum, including gasoline, diesel, […]

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Harris Group: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Harris Group: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 25, 2015 |

Company description:  Harris Group Inc. (Harris Group) is a multidiscipline engineering consulting firm with offices across the United States. Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, we have over 200 highly experienced engineers, designers, project managers, and technical support personnel servicing ten industrial sectors including biofuels and bio-based chemicals. Business Model: Fee for service […]

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Edeniq: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Edeniq: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 22, 2015 |

Edeniq is a biorefining and cellulosic technology company. Edeniq delivers integrated process innovations that unlock sugars. These technological innovations uniquely combine mechanical and biological processes. Edeniq’s capital light and operationally efficient solutions can be easily integrated into existing biorefineries that produce ethanol, other biofuels, biochemicals, and/or bio-based products. Rankings 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy: #38, […]

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Green Biologics: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Green Biologics: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 21, 2015 |

Green Biologics is focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar (cane, molasses, beets), starch (corn) and cellulosic biomass (corn residues, sugar cane bagasse, forest materials and grasses). GBL works with feedstock partners to deliver capital efficient production models, and we work with downstream partners to […]

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Renewable Energy Group: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Renewable Energy Group: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 20, 2015 |

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is a leading North American advanced biofuels producer and developer of renewable chemicals. REG utilizes a nationwide production, distribution and logistics system as part of an integrated value chain model to focus on converting natural fats, oils and greases into advanced biofuels and converting diverse feedstocks into renewable chemicals. With 10 […]

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Abengoa Bioenergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Abengoa Bioenergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 19, 2015 |

The company is active in three areas in biofuels: a. Traditional fermentation of cereal grains and sugar cane for the commercial production of bioethanol b. Traditional transesterification for the production of biodiesel from cereal and vegetable oils. c. Commercial scale cellulosic fuel production. Overall, the company has €7256 in sales, 24,000 employees and €1.365 in […]

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GranBio: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

GranBio: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

January 18, 2015 |

Controlled by Gran Investimentos S.A., a holding company of the Gradin family, GranBio is a 100% Brazilian industrial biotech company that was born of the vision to bring about a green revolution capable of transforming the real potential of Brazilian biomass into energy abundance. Created in June of 2011, the company was the first to […]

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Beta Renewables: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Beta Renewables: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 15, 2015 |

Beta Renewables — a subsidiary of Chemtex, and Grupo M&G — has developed and deployed a low-cost cellulosic biofuels technology, known as PROESA. Chemtex employs approximately 1000 staff located in key centers throughout the world – Tortona and Rivalta in Italy, Wilmington, NC and Sharon Center, OH in the USA, Shanghai and Beijing in China and […]

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Enerkem: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Enerkem: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 14, 2015 |

Enerkem develops biofuels and chemicals from waste. With its proprietary thermochemical technology, Enerkem converts abundantly available municipal solid waste (mixed textiles, plastics, fibers, wood and other non-recyclable waste materials) into chemical-grade syngas, and then methanol, ethanol and other chemical intermediates that form everyday products. By using waste instead of fossil fuels, Enerkem addresses the growing […]

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LanzaTech: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

LanzaTech: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 13, 2015 |

Company description: LanzaTech has developed a fully sustainable integrative gas to fuels and chemicals platform that has no impact on food, water security or high biodiversity land use. LanzaTech’s gas fermentation platform disrupts the current highly centralized global energy system by enabling the regional production of low-cost energy from local wastes and residues, including gases […]

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