Tag: DONG

DONG Energy changes name to reflect move to biomass and renewable energy

DONG Energy changes name to reflect move to biomass and renewable energy

October 14, 2017 |

In Denmark, DONG Energy, which was originally short for Danish Oil and Natural Gas, changed its name to Ørsted in a move to better reflect its transition from oil and natural gas towards renewable energy. In recent years they have been divesting their oil and gas businesses and stopped using coal and replacing it with […]

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The Stampede of Elephants: Biofuels and big balance sheets

The Stampede of Elephants: Biofuels and big balance sheets

October 18, 2012 |

28 big balance sheets deploying capital into commercial-scale advanced biofuels. Who’s writing the checks, and for what, and when? It’s become an article of faith among the unenlightened that advanced biofuels are always five years away, and the chief investors are the US Department of Energy and a gaggle of key Obama campaign donors. The […]

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DONG Energy looking at $590M ethanol project in Denmark

DONG Energy looking at $590M ethanol project in Denmark

August 31, 2011 |

In Denmark, DONG Energy is exploring investing in a new bioenergy complex with additional local partners in what is being called Maabjerg Energy Concept that will analyze building a straw-based ethanol plant among other sources in the western Jutland region. The partners are investing $7.55 million in the feasibility study which should determine viability in […]

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Novozymes, DONG debut new biorefining process

Novozymes, DONG debut new biorefining process

July 21, 2011 |

In Denmark, Novozymes has teamed with Dong Energy to create REnescience, a new biorefining process that will turn garbage into a brown, combustible biofuel that can be used for both transportation and power generation. Fredericia in Jutland is expected to become of the first cities to use the process, running its city buses on the […]

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