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St1 to develop sawdust-based ethanol plant with UPM and Alholmens Kraft

St1 to develop sawdust-based ethanol plant with UPM and Alholmens Kraft

November 15, 2016 |

In Finland, acting on behalf of North European Bio Tech Oy (NEB), St1 has begun the analysis and signed letters of intent with Alholmens Kraft and UPM on a sawdust-based ethanol plant in the Alholma industrial area in Pietarsaari. The planned production capacity of the plant is 50 million litres of advanced bioethanol per year. […]

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Nigerian clean cooking fuel project replaces kerosene with sawdust

Nigerian clean cooking fuel project replaces kerosene with sawdust

December 24, 2012 |

In Nigeria, a new project produces clean fuel for cooking stoves to replace kerosene using sawdust, grass and waste paper. The new gel fuel is selling for about $1 a liter, which is seeing uptake thanks to the scarcity in some areas of kerosene.

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Russia to produce biojet fuel from sawdust

Russia to produce biojet fuel from sawdust

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010 |

In Russia, the deputy transport minister has announced that the country will begin producing biojet fuel from sawdust due to the vast amount of forestry waste in the country. Though the fuel is not expected to be cheaper than kerosene, the government will not apply an environmental tax to it. More on the story.

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Cannabinoid cups, pineapple leaf drone frames, Chipotle’s avocado waste for clothing, lab-grown bacon taste testers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 14th

Cannabinoid cups, pineapple leaf drone frames, Chipotle’s avocado waste for clothing, lab-grown bacon taste testers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of August 14th

August 13, 2020 |

Imagine sitting on the beach with a bioplastic cup with micro-encapsulated, water soluble cannabinoids printed on the cups so the actives and flavors are released when it comes in contact with water, soda, or other liquids. Or how about clothing dye made from Chipotle’s avocado pit waste from its guacamole supply chain to go with […]

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Russian student develops bioplastic in home lab amid COVID-19 pandemic

Russian student develops bioplastic in home lab amid COVID-19 pandemic

August 10, 2020 |

In Russia, a student at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS has made a bioplastic from gelatin and sawdust.  Valeria Solovyova, who is pursuing a master’s at NUST MISiS’s Technologies and Materials for Digital Production program, created the material using wood waste, gelatin, glycerin, and water. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she had […]

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EU-funded research project to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels

EU-funded research project to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels

June 29, 2020 |

In Germany, in an EU-funded research project, an international consortium aims to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels to replace heavy fuel oils in shipping. The use of heavy fuel oils (HFOs) contributes to global warming due to the fossil origin of these fuels and, moreover, generating non-negligible emissions of pollutants such as […]

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Sekab teams with Praj on CelluAPP technology commercialization

Sekab teams with Praj on CelluAPP technology commercialization

May 18, 2020 |

In Sweden, Sekab E-technology AB and Praj Industries have signed a collaboration agreement in order to upgrade and commercialize technology solutions geared towards the production of sustainable biofuels and chemical products. Praj industries will through this collaboration help to scale up, integrate and optimize the unique CelluAPP® technology platform developed by Sekab. The CelluAPP® being […]

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9 Hot New CO2 Applications

9 Hot New CO2 Applications

December 9, 2019 |

By Sam A. Rushing, President – Advanced Cryogenics Special to The Digest BACKGROUND The CO2 industry expands organically, say 3% annually in some markets. The best way to grow more rapidly in the industry, is via the development and implementation of new and unique applications in a wide variety of markets. CO2 applications, of a […]

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Novel biocatalytic system turns waste biomass into value-added chemicals

Novel biocatalytic system turns waste biomass into value-added chemicals

November 24, 2019 |

In South Korea, a research team from the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST unveiled a novel biomass conversion technology, a fusion catalytic system that can selectively convert lignin, that can turn forestry biomass residues (i.e., sawdust from timber logging) into higher value fuels and chemicals via solar energy. At present, the process […]

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Pyrolysis Party and who’s the pilot steering the ship? BTG and GoodFuels to invest in world’s 1st marine biofuel refinery based on pyrolysis oil

Pyrolysis Party and who’s the pilot steering the ship? BTG and GoodFuels to invest in world’s 1st marine biofuel refinery based on pyrolysis oil

November 17, 2019 |

There’s a party on the water and BTG and GoodFuels are the ship’s pilots steering the way to sustainable biofuel. In the Netherlands, BTG and GoodFuels are preparing for major investment in a new biorefinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands. Biomass technology group BTG will set up a new company that can convert […]

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