Tag: cellulosic sugar

Ontario farmers set up co-op to supply biomass for cellulosic sugar

Ontario farmers set up co-op to supply biomass for cellulosic sugar

January 13, 2015 |

In Canada, a group of Ontario farmers have a plan to convert crop residue into cellulosic sugar to help fuel the province’s bioeconomy. Based in Sarnia, the Cellulosic Sugar Producers Co-operative (CSPC) will work to develop a market for crop residue materials that can be converted into cellulosic sugar and support the establishment of bioprocessing […]

Read More

Port Hawkesbury Paper looking to produce cellulosic sugar for chemicals

Port Hawkesbury Paper looking to produce cellulosic sugar for chemicals

May 1, 2014 |

In Canada, Port Hawkesbury Paper has commissioned the study of a facility that will produce 500 metric tons of cellulosic sugar per quarter as it trials converting it into lactic acid and polylactic acid at their test facilities. The company hopes to have the plant online next year.

Read More

Favorable feedstock costs can drop cellulosic sugar prices as low as $0.26/kg

Favorable feedstock costs can drop cellulosic sugar prices as low as $0.26/kg

November 14, 2013 |

In Massachusetts, according to Lux Research, lower feedstock prices can drive down prices of fermentable cellulosic sugar to $0.26/kg, down from $0.32/kg to $0.36/kg, competitive with sugars from corn or sugarcane. This advance would allow bio-based chemicals and biofuels to be made from more plentiful non-food sources, helping them better compete with petroleum-based chemicals and fuels. “Feedstock is […]

Read More

Southwestern Ontario seen supporting cellulosic sugar plant

Southwestern Ontario seen supporting cellulosic sugar plant

September 4, 2013 |

In Canada, a value chain consortium presented their final report to local corn producers on a business case for sustaining a commercially viable cellulosic sugar plant in southwestern Ontario to support the future production of green chemicals. The objective of the study was to examine the costs associated with the harvest, aggregation and delivery of corn […]

Read More

Nexant releases new assessment on next gen and cellulosic sugars

Nexant releases new assessment on next gen and cellulosic sugars

May 1, 2013 |

In California, Nexant released of an assessment of next-generation and cellulosic sugar technologies. This new Nexant report—Cellulosic Sugars: Unlocking Biomass’ Potential—examines the different technology choices available. In addressing these issues, the report builds on Nexant’s technical expertise and extensive knowledge in the area of commercial and emerging biotechnology.

Read More

Comet Biorefining constructing cellulosic sugar toll facility in Ontario

Comet Biorefining constructing cellulosic sugar toll facility in Ontario

November 3, 2011 |

In Canada, Comet Biorefining announced that it has begun fabrication of a cellulosic sugar toll processing plant to be located in Southwestern Ontario. This facility will produce cellulosic sugar on a tolling basis for current and potential Comet customers and licensees. The Comet Cellulosic Sugar Process is feedstock flexible and produces low cost cellulosic sugar […]

Read More