Bio Architecture Lab, Xunshan Group to Co-Develop Integrated Biorefinery
by Jim Lane (Biobased Digest) Partnership aims for fuels, chemicals & co-products from brown seaweed
In California, Bio Architecture Lab announced an agreement with China’s Xunshan Group, the world’s largest grower of brown seaweed and a global ocean fishery and aquaculture company. Under terms of the agreement, the companies will develop an integrated seaweed bio-refinery to produce a low cost carbohydrate for the production of renewable chemicals, fuels, animal feed and a variety of other high value products using Xunshan’s seaweed and Bal’s conversion technology.
…Bal and Xunshan are currently conducting feasibility analyses of sites for both the integrated bio-refinery and a dedicated seaweed farm along thecoast of Shandong Province. READ MORE