Tag: bagasse

Delta Biofuel looking to build $70M bagasse-based pellet plant in Louisiana

Delta Biofuel looking to build $70M bagasse-based pellet plant in Louisiana

June 29, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Delta Biofuel CEO Philip Keating announced the company is evaluating Iberia Parish, Louisiana, for a planned $70 million renewable fuel plant. The planned production facility would produce biomass fuel pellets made from residual sugarcane fiber, known as bagasse. If located in Louisiana, Delta would create 126 new direct […]

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Albioma commissions all-bagasse power plant in Vale do Paraná

Albioma commissions all-bagasse power plant in Vale do Paraná

December 29, 2020 |

In Brazil, Albioma successfully completed industrial commissioning at its all-bagasse Vale do Paraná Albioma plant in Brazil on Christmas Day. The Vale do Paraná Albioma biomass-fueled cogeneration unit, located in the town of Suzanápolis in São Paulo state, is the Group’s fourth plant located in Brazil. The new plant is covered by a long-term, inflation-indexed […]

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W-Cycle producing bio-based CPET replacement with bagasse

W-Cycle producing bio-based CPET replacement with bagasse

October 1, 2020 |

In Israel, FoodNavigator reports that W-Cycle is producing a proprietary biodegradable packaging produced from sugarcane bagasse that can be used for “greasy, wet or hot” food and can replace CPET materials. The packaging is safe for freezer-to-over or to microwave, making it ideal for ready-made meals. Although it is currently produced from bagasse sourced from […]

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Indian researchers look to bagasse-based methanol for tractor fuel

Indian researchers look to bagasse-based methanol for tractor fuel

March 28, 2018 |

In India, researchers are looking to sugarcane bagasse to produce methanol, rather than ethanol, that could be used to power tractors. Uptake of the technology developed by the National Centre for Combustion Research and Development could reduce tractor fossil fuel imports by 15% and won’t create competition with the alcohol industry as ethanol does. Currently […]

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Indian researchers develop method to produce carbon nanoparticles from bagasse

Indian researchers develop method to produce carbon nanoparticles from bagasse

November 24, 2016 |

In India, researchers led by the National Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the University of Madras have developed a way to produce highly fluorescent carbon quantum dots— tiny carbon nanoparticles, which are about four nanometers across—from sugarcane bagasse. They can be used as biosensors, in light-emitting diodes and even to deliver drugs around the […]

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Queensland researcher looking to produce biofuels from bagasse for US Navy

Queensland researcher looking to produce biofuels from bagasse for US Navy

August 24, 2015 |

In Australia, a researcher from Queensland University of Technology is working to develop technology to turn sugarcane bagasse into aviation and other fuels under a $4.5 million grant from the Federal Government. The target market is the US Navy who is seeking biofuel filling stations in Australia to supply its green fleet. Already Queenland ports […]

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Swaziland’s bagasse could be boon for African electricity industry?

Swaziland’s bagasse could be boon for African electricity industry?

March 23, 2015 |

In Swaziland, a new report estimates that energy produced from bagasse could meet half of the country’s electricity demand. The Swaziland Renewables Readiness Assessment recommends the country undertake various measures to support the implementation of renewable energy including: extending existing tax credits to the sugar industry to incentivize investment in more efficient equipment for bagasse-based […]

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Raizen, Iogen’s Brazilian cellulosic ethanol project, in pictures

Raizen, Iogen’s Brazilian cellulosic ethanol project, in pictures

December 29, 2014 |

It’s the world’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol facility utilizing (waste) sugarcane bagasse as a feedstock.  And the first of what Raizen says will be a network of seven full commercial-scale plants. What does it look like, how does it work? The Digest takes a look. In Brazil, Iogen and Raízen announced last month that they […]

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Pan Caribbean Sugar turns to bagasse, energy self-sufficient within 3 years

Pan Caribbean Sugar turns to bagasse, energy self-sufficient within 3 years

August 27, 2014 |

In China, Pan Caribbean Sugar Company has announced that the company will be moving to convert bagasse into energy to make the company self-sufficient. Dr. Huaixiang (Harry) Wu, CEO of Pan Caribbean, projected that making use of the process after the sugar season, the company’s 10-megawatt generator could be used to develop bagasse into fuel […]

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GranBio closes financing for 22mgy ethanol plant

GranBio closes financing for 22mgy ethanol plant

May 20, 2013 |

In Brazil, GranBio’s financing round is complete for Brazil’s first commercial scale second generation ethanol plant. The company’s subsidiary, Bioflex Agroindustrial, received a $149 million loan from BNDES, Brazil’s National Social and Economic Development Bank. The project will use Beta Renewables’s technology for the 22 mgy bagasse and sugarcane crop residue plant. The BNDES is […]

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