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Lummus Green Circle and Chevron Lummus Global to offer integrated circular solutions

Lummus Green Circle and Chevron Lummus Global to offer integrated circular solutions

January 2, 2022 |

In Texas, Lummus Technology’s Green Circle and Chevron Lummus Global are integrating multiple technologies from their portfolios for application in the circular economy. The partners will use a combination of the Lummus New Hope Energy plastic pyrolysis technology, CLG’s ISOCONVERSION technology and Lummus’ steam cracking technology to provide operators the ability to produce steam cracker […]

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JBEI’s Aviation Program: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Joint BioEnergy Institute

JBEI’s Aviation Program: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Joint BioEnergy Institute

January 2, 2022 |

6 DOE National Labs and 6 Universities are partners with the Joint BioEnergy Institute to help transform the maximum amount of carbon available in bioenergy crops into biofuels and bioproducts. From the importance of jet fuels, the JBEI Aviation Program, the latest on SAF molecules, next steps, and more.

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Ethanol weekly production up 0.8%, 13.4% above same week last year

Ethanol weekly production up 0.8%, 13.4% above same week last year

January 2, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production expanded by 8,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 0.8%, to 1.059 million b/d, equivalent to 44.48 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 13.4% above the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic but 0.7% less than the same […]

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Top 10 Digest Stories of 2021

Top 10 Digest Stories of 2021

December 30, 2021 |

365 earth rotations. Day turned into night, night into day, the sun kept rising and 2021 ends tonight. 2021 was supposed to be better than 2020, and for the most part, it was. There was no toilet paper shortage, life-saving COVID-19 vaccines became widely available, people were coming together again, and the bioeconomy was getting […]

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Top 10 Slide Guides of 2021

Top 10 Slide Guides of 2021

December 29, 2021 |

As we wrap up 2021 this week, The Digest brings you the hottest Top 10 slide guides from this past year – with key themes like carbon upcycling, ethanol to hydrogen, renewable diesel and jet fuel, enzyme tech and microbes. So what did you click on the most this year? What slide guides did you […]

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France’s 1st carbon-negative building thanks to hempcrete, new hemp-based 3D ink, seaweed yarn, biobased epichlorohydrin and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 29th

France’s 1st carbon-negative building thanks to hempcrete, new hemp-based 3D ink, seaweed yarn, biobased epichlorohydrin and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 29th

December 28, 2021 |

  France is claiming the world’s first carbon-negative building, thanks in large part to the carbon-sequestering power of hemp. The 4,000 square foot sports hall was constructed using Hempcrete, a construction alternative that incorporates fast-growing, water-efficient hemp. And not wanting to be left out in New York, a consortium is developing hemp-based ink for use […]

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Firsts for biomethane – 1st of its kind network for biomethane industry, Scotland’s 1st biomethane refuelling station opens

Firsts for biomethane – 1st of its kind network for biomethane industry, Scotland’s 1st biomethane refuelling station opens

December 26, 2021 |

In what is usually a slow news time, we were surprised to receive news on two interesting 1sts for the biomethane industry. First, the biomethane industry sets a 1st of its kind European Network to facilitate the tracking and exchange of renewable gas certificates and boost biomethane trading across Europe. Second, CNG Fuels, supplier of […]

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Amyris and Minerva Foods complete JV to scale low carbon protein production platform

Amyris and Minerva Foods complete JV to scale low carbon protein production platform

December 26, 2021 |

In California, Amyris, Inc. completed a previously announced joint venture agreement with MF 92 VENTURES LLC, a Minerva Foods subsidiary, to develop molecules for the sustainable production and distribution of animal protein. Minerva and Amyris will collaborate on the development, scale-up and production of new target molecules, which Minerva will fund and bring to market […]

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Greenlane Renewables signs $12.1M contract to supply biogas upgrading system to landfill

Greenlane Renewables signs $12.1M contract to supply biogas upgrading system to landfill

December 26, 2021 |

In Canada, Greenlane Renewables Inc.’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenlane Biogas North America Ltd., has been awarded a $12.1 million contract by FortisBC Energy Inc. for the supply of a biogas upgrading system for a new project at the Vancouver landfill in British Columbia, Canada. Order fulfillment is expected to commence immediately. Greenlane will supply its two-stage […]

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Ethanol production 7.7% above same week last year, but 3% less than pre-pandemic

Ethanol production 7.7% above same week last year, but 3% less than pre-pandemic

December 26, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production slackened by 36,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 3.3%, to 1.051 million b/d, equivalent to 44.14 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 7.7% above the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic but 3.0% less than the same […]

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