Tag: Denmark

Danish coalition to develop world’s largest electrolyser and sustainable fuel production facilities

Danish coalition to develop world’s largest electrolyser and sustainable fuel production facilities

May 27, 2020 |

In Denmark, Copenhagen Airports, A.P. Moller – Maersk, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS and Ørsted have formed the first partnership of its kind to develop an industrial-scale production facility to produce sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in the Copenhagen area. The partnership brings together the demand and supply side of sustainable fuels with […]

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DTU researchers look at how isoprenoids in plants can be mitigated

DTU researchers look at how isoprenoids in plants can be mitigated

May 21, 2020 |

In Denmark, you cannot see them with the naked eye, but most plants emit volatile gases – isoprenoids – into the atmosphere when they breathe and grow. Some plants emit close to nothing; others emit kilograms annually. Isoprenoids contribute immensely to the amounts of hydrocarbons released into the atmosphere, where they can be converted into […]

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Danish researchers look at panda poo to find bacteria that break down cellulose

Danish researchers look at panda poo to find bacteria that break down cellulose

April 13, 2020 |

In Denmark, a team of researchers from the Department of Engineering and the Department of Bioscience at Aarhus University aims to convert lignocellulosic biomass into sustainable bioethanol special enzymes and microorganisms that, for millions of years, have specialized in the breakdown of this particular material in the intestines of pandas and slugs, and in ants’ […]

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Danish researchers look to panda guts for cellulosic ethanol clues

Danish researchers look to panda guts for cellulosic ethanol clues

March 23, 2020 |

In Denmark, a new research project at Aarhus University will exploit millions of years of evolution to develop sustainable biofuels. Among other things, the solution lies in the digestive system of pandas. By imitating natural biological degradation processes, a team of researchers from the Department of Engineering and the Department of Bioscience at Aarhus University […]

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HollyFrontier chooses Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology for NM facility

HollyFrontier chooses Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology for NM facility

January 29, 2020 |

In Denmark, under the agreement with Artesia Renewable Diesel Company LLC, a subsidiary of HollyFrontier, Topsoe will license and supply basic engineering, proprietary equipment, catalysts, and technical services. The project is based on HydroFlex™, a world-leading, industry-proven Topsoe technology that produces renewable fuels, such as gasoline, diesel, and sustainable aviation fuel, from all renewable feedstocks. […]

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Seaweed-based biobutanol proven in road test

Seaweed-based biobutanol proven in road test

January 1, 2020 |

In Denmark, a passenger car was the first in the world to drive 80 kilometers on a blend containing biofuel from seaweed. Wageningen Food & Biobased Research produced the biobutanol from sugars from seaweed. The successful experiment stems from the Horizon 2020 project MacroFuels. Wageningen Food & Biobased Research worked closely on this development with […]

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Danish researchers find rare microalgae enzyme to improve renewable diesel production

Danish researchers find rare microalgae enzyme to improve renewable diesel production

December 12, 2019 |

In Denmark, Researchers have found an unusual, light-dependent enzyme in microalgae. A new project at the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, will use the enzyme in a system to produce drop-in fuels from waste oils and fats. A grant of DKK 3 million (EUR 0.4 mill.) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will kick-start a new […]

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NORDEN teams with tech spinoff on 3.5 year lignin-based marine fuel trial

NORDEN teams with tech spinoff on 3.5 year lignin-based marine fuel trial

December 5, 2019 |

In Denmark, Russia’s Port News reports that NORDEN is taking another step forward with its renewable shipping fuel plans by teaming with Technical University of Denmark spinoff Kvasir Technologies to use lignin-based liquid fuels using their gasification-related technology. The 3.5 year collaboration as part of Danish project ShippingLab will see NORDEN test the fuel at […]

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Novozymes names Dow senior executive to be new CEO

Novozymes names Dow senior executive to be new CEO

October 30, 2019 |

In Denmark, on February 1, 2020, Ester Baiget will take up the position as President & CEO of Novozymes. Ester is currently business president for Dow’s Industrial Solutions business unit and a member of the executive leadership team. She joined Dow in 1995 as an engineer in Tarragona, Spain. Since then, she has held manufacturing, […]

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Moller – Maersk and clients to explore lignin-ethanol blend for shipping fuel

Moller – Maersk and clients to explore lignin-ethanol blend for shipping fuel

October 30, 2019 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller – Maersk alongside with Wallenius Wilhelmsen, BMW Group, H&M Group, Levi Strauss & Co. and, Marks & Spencer to explore LEO – a blend of lignin and ethanol – that could be part of the future solution for sustainable shipping. Copenhagen University is currently running the laboratory-scale development of this potential […]

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