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The 10 Big WOWs from ABLC day 2

The 10 Big WOWs from ABLC day 2

May 4, 2021 |

In Florida, it was day 2 of ABLC with more presentations covering companies, technologies, updates, priorities, programs, economics and research. From net zero carbon, renewable commitments, California LCFS, sustainable aviation fuel, Bio-LPG, and more, there was no lack of startling factoids, exciting news and massive progress updates on day 2. In today’s Digest, here are […]

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Rockin’ RNG, Buildin’ Biogas: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Greenlane Renewables

Rockin’ RNG, Buildin’ Biogas: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Greenlane Renewables

May 4, 2021 |

Transportation and the natural gas grid are two of the hardest sectors to decarbonize according to Greenlane Renewables, and Greenlane is looking at renewable natural gas as a solution. What used to be a niche is now a more mainstream drop-in substitute for natural gas. Find out drivers, RNG advantages and developments, biogas tech, and […]

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The 10 Big WOWs from ABLC day 1

The 10 Big WOWs from ABLC day 1

May 3, 2021 |

In Florida, day 1 of ABLC is now complete, with 18 presentations covering more than 60 companies and technologies as well as comprehensive updates from major supply chain companies and four presentations on priorities, programs, economics and research from the United States Department of Agriculture. Here are the 10 biggest WOWs we saw on Day […]

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Fossil-free Polyurethanes, Polycarbonates, Coatings & Adhesives: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Covestro

Fossil-free Polyurethanes, Polycarbonates, Coatings & Adhesives: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Covestro

May 3, 2021 |

As one of the world’s largest polymer companies, Covestro is looking at being more sustainable. But how exactly? How are they innovating to transform industries like automotive, construction, wood processing, electronics, cosmetics and more? From polyurethanes to polycarbonates.

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Tech, Markets, Apps, Key Players: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Lignin 2021

Tech, Markets, Apps, Key Players: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Lignin 2021

May 2, 2021 |

Lignin. Yes, you can make almost anything out of it, and money. What’s the newest tech and applications? Where are the markets where key players are changing outcomes for some of the world’s most abundant polymers? Jack Miller of Biobased Markets takes us right into the pages of a new comprehensive study.

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Enzymatic Lignin Fractioning & Refining: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to MetGen

Enzymatic Lignin Fractioning & Refining: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to MetGen

May 2, 2021 |

MetGen COO Matti Heikkilä takes us inside the technology in this illuminating slide guide. Find out what’s behind their inspiration, the bioprocessing tech behind next gen biorefineries, how to de-bottleneck a biorefinery, the possibilities with enzymatic lignin refining, their commercial road map, and more.

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Competitive Edge: Ionada’s carbon capture tech

Competitive Edge: Ionada’s carbon capture tech

April 29, 2021 |

Q: What was the reason for founding your organization – what was the open niche you saw that could be addressed with a new product or service? What was the problem, or gap, or opportunity? Ionada is an environmental engineering company that was formed out of the desire to provide a more efficient and environmentally […]

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Enzymatic Depolymerization, Catalysts, Reactive Extrusion: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Circular Plastics

Enzymatic Depolymerization, Catalysts, Reactive Extrusion: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Circular Plastics

April 29, 2021 |

Enymatic hydrolysis, thermomechanical pretreatment, bioconversion and other ways to recycle plastic waste can change the way we look at plastics and polymers. Check out this illuminating slide guide from the University of Massachusetts on waste-to-energy, advanced recycling methods, and more.

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Structure, Key Steps, Requirements: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Financing Bioprojects

Structure, Key Steps, Requirements: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Financing Bioprojects

April 28, 2021 |

If you missed last week’s DigestConnect, check out this short but sweet slide guide from Tom Whitman of The Whitman Group for key details on financing bioprojects. As you’ve heard on the DigestConnect chat line, “Unique structure for project financing, no upfront fees, low interest rate,” – what’s it all about?

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Hydroflex Tech for Renewable Diesel and Jet Fuel: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Haldor Topsoe

Hydroflex Tech for Renewable Diesel and Jet Fuel: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Haldor Topsoe

April 28, 2021 |

Today we look at using Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology to transform almost any renewable feedstock into drop-in, ultra-low sulfur gasoline, jet fuel or diesel. Ready for greenfield projects, refinery add-os and conversions — how does it work. What’s the impact on economics, cetane, cold flow and volumes?

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