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Supercritical Hydrofaction: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Steeper Energy and decarbonizing long-haul transport

Supercritical Hydrofaction: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Steeper Energy and decarbonizing long-haul transport

May 25, 2017 |

Not long ago, we updated on Steeper Energy, which has been executing on a $3m grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada towards development of a $30M 100 barrel per day demonstration project for the company’s hydrofaction biomass-to-liquids technology platform. It’s a supercritical technology. For those new to the the field, that means high temperatures and high pressures, […]

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Renmatix acquires Mascoma demonstration plant in New York

Renmatix acquires Mascoma demonstration plant in New York

May 5, 2015 |

Another step towards commercial scale, aimed at “secure supply” of cellulose-lignin solids for Renmatix’ Georgia facility Renmatix announced that it has acquired existing assets of the former Mascoma corporation’s 56,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rome, NY. The new Feedstock Processing Facility (FPF) is dedicated to the first step in conversion to cellulosic sugar (from […]

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Another Wonder Down Under:  Ignite Energy develops low-cost biomass conversion using supercritical water

Another Wonder Down Under: Ignite Energy develops low-cost biomass conversion using supercritical water

[ 0 ] December 27, 2010 |

Supercritical fluids have been part of the biofuels technology mix for a long time. we’ve seen them researched for producing algal biofuels without dewatering, as a superior corn oil extraction system. Back in 2008, a team from Saskachewan and India signed a research deal using supercritical CO2 to extract fermentable sugars from biomass. What is […]

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