Tag: alcohol

WUR researchers produce new aviation fuel from bio-based side streams

WUR researchers produce new aviation fuel from bio-based side streams

October 10, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Wageningen University & Research and its partners developed a new type of aviation fuel that is produced using bio-based waste streams from the agriculture industry. The new type of fuel is based on a mixture of acetone and alcohol. While it does not yet meet all requirements, it is getting close. The […]

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Aemetis ethanol and high-grade alcohol sales up 11%, biodiesel up 216%

Aemetis ethanol and high-grade alcohol sales up 11%, biodiesel up 216%

November 15, 2020 |

In California, advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, Aemetis, reported a strong Q3 2020 with sales of ethanol and biodiesel both up, revenues of $40.9 million, and big milestone of completing the first phase of their dairy digester cluster project. Some highlights: Ethanol and high-grade alcohol gallons sold increased 11% to 15.2 million gallons compared […]

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Aemetis starts production of branding high-grade alcohol sanitizer products

Aemetis starts production of branding high-grade alcohol sanitizer products

September 27, 2020 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc., an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, commenced the contracted production of hand sanitizer under its branded Aemetis Health Products label for sales to government, businesses and academic customers, as well as directly to consumers via the Amazon Marketplace. “Following through on our plan to address the ongoing demand for sanitizer […]

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Aemetis receives FDA national drug code for over the counter sanitizer products

Aemetis receives FDA national drug code for over the counter sanitizer products

September 13, 2020 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc., an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company that is a producer of high grade sanitizer alcohol, was issued a National Drug Code by the Food & Drug Administration for the production and marketing of over the counter sanitizer products. “This FDA registration is an important step for Aemetis in the production […]

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Ethanol industry evolving in COVID-19 world – from biofuel to hand sanitizer, adapting is necessary

Ethanol industry evolving in COVID-19 world – from biofuel to hand sanitizer, adapting is necessary

July 19, 2020 |

Being flexible and adapting to a shifting environment is not just about Darwinism, but about survival in a changing world quickly. Just this week, Green Plains shifted one of their Nebraska facilities to make FCC grade alcohol to be used for producing hand sanitizer. Lactips developed a solution to produce water-soluble strips for sealing COVID-19 […]

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Greening your beer with brewery’s CO2 eating algae, blockchain tracing, converting brewery waste into detergents and more

Greening your beer with brewery’s CO2 eating algae, blockchain tracing, converting brewery waste into detergents and more

July 5, 2020 |

As alcohol consumption keeps rising – thanks in part due to 4th of July celebrations, Covid-19 and quarantines, a struggling economy, and the start of summer for many countries – how do we compensate for the brewing process carbon footprint? One way is to just drink enough alcohol that you end up not caring. But […]

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Amyris Launches Leading Hand Sanitizer and Receives Initial Positive Result for Vaccine Adjuvant

Amyris Launches Leading Hand Sanitizer and Receives Initial Positive Result for Vaccine Adjuvant

March 26, 2020 |

In California comes the news that synthetic biology leader Amyris is stepping out to help fight COVID-19. Amyris may be more well known for its sustainable ingredients for the Health & Wellness, Clean Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets, but as you all know, things have changed a lot over the last few months and […]

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Aemetis Begins Shipping High Purity Alcohol for Hand Sanitizer

Aemetis Begins Shipping High Purity Alcohol for Hand Sanitizer

March 22, 2020 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. said its 65 million gallon per year ethanol plant near Modesto, California has begun shipments of 200 proof alcohol for use in the production of hand sanitizer. In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) created exemptions allowing certain alcohol fuel […]

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LanzaTech scaling up alcohol to jet with DOE and PNNL

LanzaTech scaling up alcohol to jet with DOE and PNNL

November 25, 2019 |

In Japan, LanzaTech, continues to make strides in scaling up its alcohol to jet (ATJ) platform. Commercialization of the ATJ process has been years in the making, starting with the partnership between LanzaTech and the U.S Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL developed a unique catalytic process to upgrade ethanol to alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic […]

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Ecover using InBev waste alcohol and water from alcohol-free beer to produce detergents

Ecover using InBev waste alcohol and water from alcohol-free beer to produce detergents

October 24, 2019 |

In Belgium, RetailDetail reports that Ecover has teamed up with InBev, creating detergents from the alcohol removed from InBev’s alcohol-free beers. Both the water and ethanol in Ecover’s “Too Good to Waste” detergent line come from InBev’s beer making process, making up at least a quarter of the overall content. Ecover sees waste as a […]

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