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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Infinium e-Fuels

The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Infinium e-Fuels

January 1, 2023 |

Nearly 25% of global CO2 emissions are generated by planes, ships and trucking fleets. A new class of synthetic fuel, eFuels are ultra-low carbon fuels that can be dropped into existing engines that use jet fuel, diesel, and gasoline with no infrastructure changes required. Infinium’s approach and technology produces fuels with upwards of 100% reduction […]

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Lignin: A way towards the sustainable biorefinery

Lignin: A way towards the sustainable biorefinery

January 1, 2023 |

By Dr. Siddhartha Pal, Principal Scientist, Praj Industries Special to The Digest Various sources of lignocellulosic biomass, such as forestry waste and agricultural feedstocks, are available all over the world. The Lignocellulosic biomass consists of three major components: cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin. Cellulose and hemicellulose form a network in which lignin acts as a glue making […]

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Balancing Feedstock System Performance and Quality

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Balancing Feedstock System Performance and Quality

December 29, 2022 |

According to the experts at the Idaho National Laboratory, The feedstock challenge lies in the inherent variability of biomass feedstock affects the ability to optimize processing and conversion processes, ultimately decreasing plant economics. So, the goal becomes to maximize biorefinery economics by better process quality control of feedstock leading to greater plant availability and predictable […]

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the IRA’s Impact on Low Carbon Fuels

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the IRA’s Impact on Low Carbon Fuels

December 28, 2022 |

As you wait for the clock countdown to 2023 this week, check out this slide guide from Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Power at ICF on how low carbon fuels are being driven by provision in the US Inflation Reduction Act. Multiple tax credits, some refundable. Lots of detail on how the values […]

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Honeywell UOP

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Honeywell UOP

December 27, 2022 |

Honeywell UOP creates new technologies that convert oil and natural gas into transportation fuels, energy and petrochemicals. UOP has a century-long record leading technology development for the oil and gas industry UOP TECHNOLOGY MAKES MORE than 60% of the world’s gasoline, 70% of its polyester, and 90% of biodegradable detergents, and processes more than 40% […]

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Ginkgo Bioworks’ Impact on the Bioeconomy

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Ginkgo Bioworks’ Impact on the Bioeconomy

December 26, 2022 |

Ginkgo Bioworks—a synthetic biology company—is the leading horizontal platform for cell programming. The mission is to make biology easier to engineer. Customers across industries leverage Ginkgo’s platform to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Working with partners and a growing ecosystem, we design custom organisms that bring new products to life for countless […]

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The pursuit of green hydrogen liquefaction: Raven, Chart, GenH2 in the hunt for solutions large and small

The pursuit of green hydrogen liquefaction: Raven, Chart, GenH2 in the hunt for solutions large and small

December 26, 2022 |

From the wilds of western Wyoming comes the welcome news for the hydrogen fanbase that Raven SR and Chart Industries inked a global collab for the liquefaction, storage, and transportation of hydrogen as well as pure carbon dioxide produced from Raven SR’s non-combustion Steam/CO2 Reformation process of converting waste to renewable fuel. Chart Industries is […]

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to SHV Energy

December 22, 2022 |

SHV Energy is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy, such as LPG, LNG, hydrogen, bioLPG and rDME. We serve 30 million business and residential customers in 24 countries across 4 continents. Our ambition is to offer 100% renewably and sustainably sourced energy by 2040. We are actively innovating, investing & collaborating to develop accessible, […]

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Diesel

The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Diesel

December 22, 2022 |

These slides were presented by Digest editor Jim Lane for the December 22 episode of ABLC CONNECT, and focused on the Drivers, Margins, Project List. Value Stack, Mandates, Policies, Tax Credits, Supply Crunch, and Hot Projects Of The Sector.

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In the Storehouse of his bounty: is there enough feedstock for our bioeconomy goals?

In the Storehouse of his bounty: is there enough feedstock for our bioeconomy goals?

December 22, 2022 |

A DIGEST CHRISTMAS MESSAGE The Lord will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.”  – Deuteronomy 28:12 In the Digest this week we reported that CHS says 9 […]

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