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Waste to Green Hydrogen: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Element 1

Waste to Green Hydrogen: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Element 1

May 11, 2022 |

From renewable methanol to green hydrogen for both mobility and stationary applications, Element 1 is proving hydrogen can be made at a scalable size with attractive economics. Find out why methanol is a precursor to hydrogen, why it’s a superior hydrogen carrier, why this matters for the future of hydrogen, and more.

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The Dawn of Greater Energy Independence – Why Europe also needs to count on sustainable bioenergy

The Dawn of Greater Energy Independence – Why Europe also needs to count on sustainable bioenergy

May 10, 2022 |

By Paul Bennett, Chair, IEA Bioenergy Special to The Digest The Ukraine war has exposed Europe’s critical dependence on fossil fuel imports, so EU Member States are discussing the required steps to break away from their dependence on fossil fuels. Meanwhile in its latest Assessment Report the IPCC also calls for rapid action to move […]

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Circular Sourcing for Materials Transition: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Genomatica

Circular Sourcing for Materials Transition: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Genomatica

May 10, 2022 |

With over 2,000 issued and pending patents/applications, Genomatica is on a role with a pipeline with $30 billion direct TAM, according to their recent ABLC presentation. From commercial-scale bio-butanediol to renewable nylon, and HMDA, find out how Genomatica is partnering with Cargill, Covestro, lululemon, and others to make a drive the materials transition, and more.

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Bunge, CoverCress, Chevron taking us into the future and into the past

Bunge, CoverCress, Chevron taking us into the future and into the past

May 9, 2022 |

The arrival of revolutionary cover crops and use cases recall the days of the Neolithic. When news arrived that Bunge and CoverCress signed commercial partnership to support the expansion of CCI’s CoverCress technology, a new winter oilseed crop, and that Bunge Ventures recently increased its stake in CCI through a Series C-1 round, we were […]

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Biosolutions for the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Novozymes

Biosolutions for the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Novozymes

May 9, 2022 |

Things are looking good for Novozymes this year with 10% organic sales growth, two new product launches in the first quarter including HiPhorious – a phytase solution for improved phosphate uptake – in animal nutrition, the construction of production line for Advanced Protein Solutions in Blair, Nebraska, progressing according to plan, and more.

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Competitive Edge: USA BioEnergy and Texas Renewable Fuels

Competitive Edge: USA BioEnergy and Texas Renewable Fuels

May 5, 2022 |

12 advanced biorefineries specializing in the conversion of sustainably sourced wood waste into sustainable aviation fuel and naphtha are what USA BioEnergy is working on right now. Carbon capture tech is involved too. What’s the tech behind it? The feedstocks? What about the CO2? How does that all work? What are 3 big milestones they […]

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The Polyurethane Problem: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Argonne National Lab

The Polyurethane Problem: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Argonne National Lab

May 5, 2022 |

Polyurethanes pose sustainability challenges and most PU wastes go to landfill and incineration. But Argonne National Lab’s ResIn program – Responsible Innovation for Highly Recyclable Plastics – is developing biobased chemicals and molecules to address the polymer problem. From evaluating ResIn-produced polymers’ degradation to the material flow analysis showcasing promising pathways.

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Realizing a Renewable Future: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Stora Enso

Realizing a Renewable Future: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Stora Enso

May 4, 2022 |

President & CEO Annica Bresky shared this illuminating slide guide spotlighting Stora Enso’s efforts to replace non-renewable materials with renewable products. Find out how well they are meeting their long-term targets, what those targets are, who they are collaborating with (some include Tetra Pak, Nestle and PEAB, and more.

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On the Move – USGC, Greenlane Renewables, Biotalys, HyCC, Petrobus and more

On the Move – USGC, Greenlane Renewables, Biotalys, HyCC, Petrobus and more

May 3, 2022 |

Sifferath Promoted To USGC Vice President Also moving around in the U.S. Grains Council is Cary Sifferath who has been promoted from senior director of global programs to vice president at the U.S. Grains Council. Sifferath was initially hired as manager of international operations for Asia in 1993. His trajectory with the Council then took […]

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Low Carbon Cover Crop, Cash Crop: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to CoverCress

Low Carbon Cover Crop, Cash Crop: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to CoverCress

May 3, 2022 |

At ABLC this spring, Mike DeCamp, CEO of CoverCress shared this emerging seed technology slide guide all about a novel winter oilseed crop that enables Midwest farmers to grow three crops in two seasons! With an ultra low carbon intensity score, find out why CoverCress could be a crucial feedstock for biofuels like renewable diesel.

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