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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: GranBio Photo Votes for 2015-16

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: GranBio Photo Votes for 2015-16

September 11, 2015 |

Here are the photo votes received for GranBio in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here.

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Cellulosic ethanol: Where are the gallons? Answers for your questions.

Cellulosic ethanol: Where are the gallons? Answers for your questions.

July 1, 2015 |

Seen a number of high-profile cellulosic projects open in recent years, and not much ethanol being produced? Wondered why? Here are answers to your questions. As Jack Webb used to say on Dragnet, just the facts, ma’am. Fact one. There’s not much ethanol being produced at the new generation of cellulosic projects. Fact two. We have […]

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Who said what: The hottest slides from ABLC 2015

Who said what: The hottest slides from ABLC 2015

March 15, 2015 |

ABLC 2015 has come and gone. Here are new priorities, lessons learned, new advances, and cautionary tales. ABLC 2015 ended last Friday, and from the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington DC., we have selected slides presented by CEOs from Abengoa, Algenol, Amyris, Aventine, Enerkem, Fulcrum, GranBio, Green Biologics, Iogen and LanzaTech — at the top rank in terms of […]

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Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

February 16, 2015 |

Project of the Year, Deal of the Year, Partnership of the Year, Chemical of the Year, and Cap Raise of the Year — who are the big winners? Each year, the Digest recognizes projects, feedstocks, processing technology breakthroughs, novel or improved molecules, and bioeconomy pioneers in the Biofuels Digest Awards — selected by the Digest’s […]

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GranBio: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

GranBio: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

January 18, 2015 |

Controlled by Gran Investimentos S.A., a holding company of the Gradin family, GranBio is a 100% Brazilian industrial biotech company that was born of the vision to bring about a green revolution capable of transforming the real potential of Brazilian biomass into energy abundance. Created in June of 2011, the company was the first to […]

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Industrial biotechnology’s 2014 in pictures: The Year of Steel

Industrial biotechnology’s 2014 in pictures: The Year of Steel

October 21, 2014 |

When we think of the past 12 months and the remainder of 2014, we’re going to look back on it as the Year of Steel for the advanced bioeconomy. October 9, 2013: Beta Renewables’ 20 million gallon cellulosic ethanol plant opens in Crescentino, Italy. At the time, the world’s largest. May 29, 2014: Solazyme’s 100,000 […]

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GranBio to soon announce partner for second cellulosic ethanol plant

GranBio to soon announce partner for second cellulosic ethanol plant

October 15, 2014 |

In Brazil, GranBio’s CEO says it is close to announcing the partner for its second cellulosic ethanol plant, which will be similar in size to the 22 million gallon, $190 million facility it recently opened. He didn’t reveal specifics about the new project but says the company expects to invest $1.7 billion through 2020 in […]

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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for October 10, 2014

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for October 10, 2014

October 12, 2014 |

Here are the winning Photo Votes for the week in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. “There’s nothing like a photo vote to help a company — in the strange and microscopic world of industrial biotechnology — to visualize its creativity, company spirit, and communicate a fun, positive […]

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Earth to Cellulosic ethanol: Glad you’re here, buddy, what took so long?

Earth to Cellulosic ethanol: Glad you’re here, buddy, what took so long?

October 9, 2014 |

Cellulosic ethanol arrives at scale — “The five years away forever” put to rest — but are there troubling waters still ahead? For whom, and why? Part I of II Part II of our story is here. There’s a gigantic disconnect between two sections in the country as to whether the United States should be celebrating […]

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Granbio teams with local company on co-generation at 2G plant

Granbio teams with local company on co-generation at 2G plant

October 9, 2014 |

In Brazil, Granbio and Caeté have created a JV whereby a co-generation facility is co-located at the second generation ethanol plant, fed by bagasse and lignin left over from the 2G conversion process, to produce process steam and electricity that is supplied to the grid. About 135 GWh of electricity will be sold onto the […]

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