Not long ago, KiOR quietly re-named itself Inaeris Technologies and launched a modest website which discussed the technology and management in little detail, but focused to an extraordinary extent on a declaration of values. Empowerment, honesty, fairness, “lessons learned from our collective experience” and so on. Warm, kindly Hallmark Card sentiments, universally popular, admired and […]
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This week, we held a well-attended webinar on “Drop-In Fuels” Here below is the second slide deck presented on the day, from Will Thurmond, President of Emerging Markets Online — highlights from the upcoming Drop In Fuels 2020: A Global Market Study. The recorded version can be accessed here.
Yesterday, we held a well-attended webinar on “Drop-In Fuels” Here below is the first slide deck presented on the day. We’ll have the remainder of slides tomorrow. The recorded version can be accessed here.
In Queensland, the state premier Anna Palaszczuk, the Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham, and the Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply Mark Bailey jointly announced that a AUD $16 million advanced biofuels pilot plant will be built at Southern Oil Refining’s Yarwun plant at Gladstone. They described the project as “a giant step towards […]
Chasing treasure? Start with a map. Here’s ours. A biofuels map, that is, the chart we use to diagram how to look at technologies, drivers, stakeholders and their concerns. In today’s Digest, let’s look at The Map. Which is to say, the guide map we use here in Digestville to understand how and why companies […]
At what price (whether a premium, or a discount) would you switch to renewable fuels – such as E85 ethanol, B2 biodiesel, drop-in fuels, or an airline ticket for a jet using renewable fuel? Here’s your chance to be heard. Your chance to inform policymakers, fuel marketers and fuel developers. Would you only be willing […]
A mere “The Year in Rewind” as we reach the end of 2012? Not the intrepid USS Digest! Instead, we dust off our crystal ball and peer into the murky fogs of 2013. As the sunset of 2012 gives way to the dawn of 2013, here at the Digest we resist the holiday temptation to […]
What is a Green Crude Farm, how does it displace petroleum via algae, and how does it operate? Today, the Digest goes in-depth with the world’s most unique farming system, cultivating a direct petroleum substitute as a crop. In New Mexico, Sapphire Energy announced that the first phase of its Green Crude Farm, the world’s […]
DOE releases its latest $40 million funding opportunity, for aviation and military biofuels; lignocellulosic and algal feedstock components. In Washington, the DOE released details of a long-awaited funding opportunity announcement for advanced biofuels for aviation and military applications, titled “Innovative Pilot and demonstration-scale production of advanced biofuels.” According to the DOE, “the intent of this […]
While confusion reigneth on Shell’s plans for cellulosic ethanol, the company quietly builds a drop-in biofuels pilot plant in Texas, based on Virent’s bioforming technology. For some time, Shell watchers in the biofuels sphere have been hard pressed to determine exactly how the company will proceed in developing out its advanced biofuels strategy. After a […]