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Mitsubishi, Aleph hope to bring cultured beef to discerning Japanese palates

Mitsubishi, Aleph hope to bring cultured beef to discerning Japanese palates

January 11, 2021 |

In Japan, conglomerate Mitsubishi has partnered with Israeli cultured meat startup Aleph Farms to bring lab-grown beef to the country’s markets and restaurants.  Under the terms of the deal, Mitsubishi and Aleph will collaborate to create formulations that appeal to Japanese consumers and meet regulatory requirements. The two will then leverage Mitsubishi’s infrastructure for production […]

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Who’s in Hot Water, Cold Water, and Who’s Just Right?: Mitsubishi, Monolith Materials, Codexis, Casdin, LG Chem, Neste, Wells Fargo, EPA, NXTLEVVEL, Elementis, Growth Energy, US National Labs, Ginkgo Bioworks in the news

Who’s in Hot Water, Cold Water, and Who’s Just Right?: Mitsubishi, Monolith Materials, Codexis, Casdin, LG Chem, Neste, Wells Fargo, EPA, NXTLEVVEL, Elementis, Growth Energy, US National Labs, Ginkgo Bioworks in the news

December 2, 2020 |

Who’s in Hot Water? Some of the Usual Suspects get into the usual trouble. We note that EPA missed the 2021 Renewable Volume Obligation deadline, and Growth Energy threatens a lawsuit. Really. We get tired of reporting on the industry having to (almost annually) sue the government to compel compliance to the law. It’s a […]

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BNDES agrees to debt financing of nearly $500M for combined-cycle gas power plant

BNDES agrees to debt financing of nearly $500M for combined-cycle gas power plant

December 29, 2019 |

In Brazil, a joint venture between Patria, Shell, and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems is getting over 2 billion Brazilian Real, or nearly $500 million USD, from Brazil’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development, BNDES, that will be spread over 24 years, for a 565 MW natural gas thermoelectric power plant in the municipality of […]

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Mitsubishi teams with Mitsui on zeolite membranes for ethanol production

Mitsubishi teams with Mitsui on zeolite membranes for ethanol production

July 14, 2016 |

In Japan, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and Mitsui Zosen Machinery & Service have agreed to form a business tie-up to produce and sell zeolite membranes. With the goal of entering new markets and expanding sales, MCC will purchase MZM’s entire output of zeolite membranes and hold the sole sales rights in the U.S. and other global […]

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Mitsubishi, Faurecia to research and develop bioplastics for automobile interiors

Mitsubishi, Faurecia to research and develop bioplastics for automobile interiors

November 6, 2012 |

In Japan, Mitsubishi Chemical has signed an agreement with Faurecia regarding joint research and development of bioplastics used in automotive interior parts. Under this agreement, Mitsubishi will pursue development of a tailor-made biomass poly-butylene succinate that is suitable for automotive interior parts by 2014. More on the story.

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The Stampede of Elephants: Biofuels and big balance sheets

The Stampede of Elephants: Biofuels and big balance sheets

October 18, 2012 |

28 big balance sheets deploying capital into commercial-scale advanced biofuels. Who’s writing the checks, and for what, and when? It’s become an article of faith among the unenlightened that advanced biofuels are always five years away, and the chief investors are the US Department of Energy and a gaggle of key Obama campaign donors. The […]

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Mitsubishi, Sarawak Biodiversity Centre ink Indonesian algal energy deal

Mitsubishi, Sarawak Biodiversity Centre ink Indonesian algal energy deal

July 1, 2011 |

In Borneo, Mitsubishi and the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre will collaborate in exploring algal biodiversity as a possible source of renewable energy.  SBC’s work has expanded over the last six years from long term pharmaceutical projects, to shorter term projects in areas such as biotechnology.

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