Category: 5-Minute Guide

Calysta: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide update

Calysta: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide update

May 13, 2015 |

Calysta is using biotechnology to create innovative products from sustainable sources. Calysta Nutrition develops and produces FeedKind ™ protein feed for commercial aquaculture and livestock feed. Calysta Energy is developing high value materials for use in industrial and consumer products with cost and performance advantages over current processes. Calysta proprietary technology uses methane as an […]

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Cobalt Technologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Cobalt Technologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 11, 2015 |

Cobalt Technologies is commercializing cellulosic biobutanol, a versatile platform molecule for the renewable chemicals and fuels. The Company’s technology efficiently converts diverse non-food feedstocks – initially, lignocellulosic extracts from woody biomass and sugar cane bagasse – into biobutanol. Cobalt will offer complete systems for sugar mill, pulp and paper, and biomass power facility retrofits with […]

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Kiverdi: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Kiverdi: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 11, 2015 |

Kiverdi makes high-value oils and chemicals for a variety of product applications such as detergents, biomaterials and fuel additives. Kiverdi’s chemicals are sustainably produced from waste carbon and decoupled from the price fluctuations, supply chain disruptions, and geopolitics associated with commodities. Kiverdi is in the class of gas fermentation companies – like, say, Coskata, INEOS […]

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The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 5/11/15: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 5/11/15: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

May 10, 2015 |

The Digest’s Dashboard is a convenient “news you can use” 5-Minute summary of current markets including key commodity prices, relevant futures, bioenergy-related stocks, and historical equities data. Latest prices – key commodities. Most recent commodity closing prices, and price changes, for NYMEX’s crude oil, Brent Crude, Ultra-Low Sulphur Diesel, Natural Gas, RBOB gasoline, and Ethylene; ethanol […]

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

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

May 10, 2015 |

Avello Bioenergy is commercializing proprietary technology in the evolving field of biomass fast pyrolysis. Avello brings a novel and innovative pyrolysis oil fractionation approach to the industry.  Based in central Iowa, Avello is positioned in the center of the fast growing Bioeconomy. The Situation Avello commenced devloping its demonstration facility in April 2014 and is on a 3-year runway. […]

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

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

May 7, 2015 |

Midori invented a catalyst technology that, according to the company, “will transform the entire value chain for converting most cellulosic biomass to high-quality sugars. It is unique because it is a solid material that can be recovered during the process and reused multiples times.” Midori Renewables is globally deploying the technology — which “melts cellulosic […]

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Fiberight: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Fiberight: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 6, 2015 |

Fiberight is a privately held company founded in 2007 with current operations in Virginia, Maryland and Iowa. The company focuses on transforming post-recycled municipal solid wastes and other organic feedstocks into next generation renewable biofuels, with cellulosic ethanol and renewable compressed natural gas as core products. Pilot plant facilities have been on-going during 2008-2009. In […]

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Renmatix acquires Mascoma demonstration plant in New York

Renmatix acquires Mascoma demonstration plant in New York

May 5, 2015 |

Another step towards commercial scale, aimed at “secure supply” of cellulose-lignin solids for Renmatix’ Georgia facility Renmatix announced that it has acquired existing assets of the former Mascoma corporation’s 56,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rome, NY. The new Feedstock Processing Facility (FPF) is dedicated to the first step in conversion to cellulosic sugar (from […]

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Global Bioenergies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Global Bioenergies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 5, 2015 |

Global Bioenergies is a pioneer in the development of one-step fermentation processes for the direct and cost-efficient transformation of renewable resources into light olefin hydrocarbons, the key building blocks of the petrochemical industry. Since inception, the company focused its efforts on the production of isobutene, one of the most important petrochemical building blocks that can […]

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Applied Research Associates: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Applied Research Associates: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 4, 2015 |

Applied Research Associates (ARA) is an international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically excellent solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. Our mission is to provide in-depth and diversified research, engineering, and technical support services. We have a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil engineering, computer software […]

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