Tag: loblolly pine

Anellotech’s new biomass pre-treatment tech to remove minerals at 20MT/day scale

Anellotech’s new biomass pre-treatment tech to remove minerals at 20MT/day scale

July 7, 2019 |

In New York, Anellotech’s MinFree technology, a patent pending biomass pretreatment process has been demonstrated to significantly reduce the mineral (ash) content of loblolly pine at a 20 metric ton/day scale, according to Anellotech’s press release. Month-long trials converting this MinFree-treated, low-mineral pine into aromatics (BTX) at Anellotech’s Bio-TCat process TCat-8 pilot plant showed extended, […]

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Anellotech’s Bio-TCat technology viability confirmed during pilot plant campaign – moving forward with commercialization

Anellotech’s Bio-TCat technology viability confirmed during pilot plant campaign – moving forward with commercialization

May 5, 2019 |

We hear the theme song to Disney’s Carousel of Progress… “It’s a great big beautiful tomorrow…” but it’s also a great big beautiful today because the viability of Anellotech’s Bio-TCat technology has been proven by achieving commercially-targeted yields in its TCat-8 pilot unit in Silsbee, Texas during six months of continuous process operations. Anellotech’s website […]

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Clemson gets USDA grant to evaluate biofuels effect on climate change

Clemson gets USDA grant to evaluate biofuels effect on climate change

August 26, 2017 |

In South Carolina, Clemson University received a $147,744, two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to analyze how switchgrass fields and loblolly pine forests affect local temperatures through the exchange of water, energy, radiation and carbon with the atmosphere. The purpose of the project and grant is […]

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ArborGen joins UF team aimed at producing terpene from loblolly pine

ArborGen joins UF team aimed at producing terpene from loblolly pine

October 5, 2011 |

In South Carolina, ArborGen has announced that it will join a University of Florida-led research team to advance Pine-based transportation biofuels. Funded by a 3-year $6.3 million grant recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy, the research team’s goal is to bring about a 5-fold increase in the amount of […]

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