Category: 8-Slide Guide

Aviation fuels and much more: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

Aviation fuels and much more: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

November 8, 2017 |

We Really Do Mean “Drop-in”. Gevo has two proprietary technologies that combine to make it possible to retrofit existing ethanol plants to produce isobutanol, a four carbon alcohol which serves as a hydrocarbon platform molecule. They have developed an industrial scale yeast biocatalyst to produce isobutanol without typical byproducts operating at parameters equivalent to commercial […]

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What’s Next in cellulosic biofuels and biogas?: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Iogen

What’s Next in cellulosic biofuels and biogas?: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Iogen

November 8, 2017 |

Iogen says it has has “one of the world’s largest and most experienced teams in developing, designing, de-bugging, scaling-up and deploying cellulosic biofuel technology. We’re using innovative thinking and disciplined engineering to transform cellulosic biofuels into real, reliable and cost-effective fuels for today’s cars and trucks.” Also, the company has become a leader in the […]

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Renewable drop-in fuels at scale: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Ensyn

Renewable drop-in fuels at scale: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Ensyn

November 8, 2017 |

Ensyn uses its patented and proprietary RTP fast thermal technology to convert wood residues and other non-food, cellulosic biomass to liquid biofuels. Ensyn has had continuous commercial operations for more than 25 years.  Its technology has produced over 37 million gallons of renewable fuels and chemicals in over 160,000 hours of successful plant operation. For […]

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Single cell protein for aquafeeds: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to KnipBio

Single cell protein for aquafeeds: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to KnipBio

November 7, 2017 |

KnipBio is a leading North American clean biotechnology firm working to harness the potential of synthetic biology and metabolic engineering to make safer, more sustainable aquaculture possible. KnipBio is developing a game-changing fish feed that combines the attributes of protein-packed fishmeal, carotenoids, and other health-inducing additives into a premium, affordable alternative to fishmeal called KnipBio Meal (KBM). […]

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Winning the race for new technology via public-private partnership: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to NREL PPP programs and projects

Winning the race for new technology via public-private partnership: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to NREL PPP programs and projects

November 6, 2017 |

This year at ABLC Next, NREL’s Rich Bolin, gave us an overview of partnership perspective, opportunities and past performance.  Signature companies are engaged, in the space — advanced manufacturing, fuels, power, chemicals, and much more. Public-private partnership has been on a lot of minds of late — on the blackboard, an ideal way to combine […]

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Synthetic Biology-enabled Manufacturing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Visolis

Synthetic Biology-enabled Manufacturing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Visolis

November 4, 2017 |

The Visolis process will enable production of bio-based elastomers, unsaturated polyester resins, super adsorbent polymers, and other products using a variety of feedstocks like agri-residues, dextrose, glycerol and syn-gas. As we come down the cost curve, the same technology can be adapted to produce high energy density jet fuels. CEO Deepak Dugar gave this illuminating […]

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Feeding everyone and fueling many, too: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the USDA

Feeding everyone and fueling many, too: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the USDA

November 2, 2017 |

“The bioeconomy is a catalyst for economic development in rural America, creating new jobs and providing new markets for farmers and ranchers. Investing in the businesses and technologies that support the production of biofuels and biobased products is not only good for farm incomes. The whole economy benefits from a more balanced, diversified and consumer-friendly […]

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Building blocks for less: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Rennovia

Building blocks for less: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Rennovia

November 1, 2017 |

Rennovia, Inc. is a chemical process technology development company focused on the creation of novel processes for the cost-advantaged production of commodity and specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks. Rennovia is developing processes for the production of biobased glucaric acid, adipic acid, 1,6-hexanediol, hexamethylenediamine (HMD), and other important building blocks for a wide range of functional materials. […]

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Affordable, drop-in hydrocarbons from wood: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to CRI/GTI’s IH2 process

Affordable, drop-in hydrocarbons from wood: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to CRI/GTI’s IH2 process

October 31, 2017 |

The IH2 process was developed by Gas Technology Institute (GTI) of Des Plaines, Illinois—a research, development, and training organization serving energy markets.  GTI experts invented, tested, and patented IH2 technology and are providing ongoing commercialization support. Twelve US and seven international patents have been issued on the technology. CRI Catalyst Company of Houston, Texas has been granted […]

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Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Enerkem

Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Enerkem

October 30, 2017 |

Enerkem’s technology converts non-recyclable municipal solid waste (i.e. garbage) into clean fuels and renewable chemicals. Enerkem Alberta Biofuels is the world’s first commercial biorefinery to use municipal solid waste to produce methanol and ethanol. This facility is the result of more than 10 years of efforts to scale up Enerkem’s technology from pilot and demonstration, to full commercial scale. Enerkem’s Tim […]

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