Tag: Battelle

Battelle Unlocks Door, Algae Could Rush In

Battelle Unlocks Door, Algae Could Rush In

December 13, 2016 |

By Stafford “Doc” Williamson Special to The Digest Reported in the Feednavigator.com (Dec. 8, 2016) is news that soymeal has taken a step toward replacing fishmeal as aquaculture feed. The Battelle company, at the behest of the Ohio Soybean Council, has developed a non-fermentation method that instead adds an enzyme to remove oligosaccharides (an “anti-nutritional factor”) from soybean meal […]

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The Pyromaniax, Class of 2015: The Top 10 Pyrolysis projects in renewable fuels

The Pyromaniax, Class of 2015: The Top 10 Pyrolysis projects in renewable fuels

August 3, 2015 |

It’s been around for a generation or so — fast pyrolysis, that is. Though in the original low-tech incarnation — known as “cooking fire” — pyrolysis has been around since the dawn of man. But the numbers have never been so close to commercial, even in these days of low fossil fuel energy prices. Who’s in […]

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Battelle makes commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis

Battelle makes commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis

May 7, 2015 |

In Ohio, Battelle recently succeeded at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) challenge of making commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis. Scientists and engineers at Battelle demonstrated the durability of a continuous hydrotreatment process that converts bio oil from biomass pyrolysis into transportation and aviation fuels. The DOE’s specific challenge was to demonstrate at least […]

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The Catalyst That Refused To Die

The Catalyst That Refused To Die

April 22, 2015 |

Battelle-led group succeeds in US Department of Energy challenge — 1,000 hours of continuous biomass hydrotreating on a single catalyst charge. The undefeated champ hits 1200 hours before being retired from the ring. Next stop, 4000 hours? In Ohio, we hear from Battelle that they have succeeded at the United States Department of Energy challenge to […]

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Canada’s Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Center awards Ontario project to Battelle

Canada’s Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Center awards Ontario project to Battelle

July 7, 2014 |

In Canada, the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC)’s bio-based technology request for proposal (RFP) has been awarded to Battelle. The purpose of the RFP was to attract a wood-based bioenergy project to the Sault, potentially leading to the construction of a commercial or demonstration plant in the city, which will stimulate local economic growth […]

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Is it the future of fuel? New Battelle mobile pyrolysis unit nets 130 gallons of bio-oil per ton

Is it the future of fuel? New Battelle mobile pyrolysis unit nets 130 gallons of bio-oil per ton

November 11, 2013 |

If you can’t afford to bring the biomass to the refinery, why not bring the refinery to the biomass? A new, farm-scale mobile pyrolysis may travel by 18-wheeler — munching feedstock, making fuels. In Ohio, Battelle engineers and scientists have developed a mobile device that transforms residues such as wood chips or agricultural waste into […]

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Battelle, Emery partner for commercial bio-based polyols

Battelle, Emery partner for commercial bio-based polyols

June 30, 2011 |

In Ohio, Battelle Memorial Institute and Emery OleoChemicals have entered a licensing agreement for Emery to commercialize Battelles patented process for polyols to produce adhesives, both rigid and flexible foams, and polyerethane coatings.  Battelle conducts research funded by the United Soybean Council and the Ohio Soybean Council.

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