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Large-Scale Cultivation of Microalgae Can Clean Emissions from Industry, Can Also Be Used in Nordic Climate

by Ulrika Bergström (Swedish Research Council/Phys.Org) Microalgae can recover greenhouse gases and nutrients from industrial waste. This technology can be used to reduce climate footprint and eutrophication. Lina Mattsson’s dissertation in ecology shows that microalgae can also be used in the Nordic climate, which has previously been considered a challenge as

June 23, 2022 Read Full Article

VTT and Neste Agreed on Building an Integrated Power-to-Liquids Demonstration for CO2 Capture, Green Hydrogen and E-Fuels Production

(VTT) Power-to-liquids technologies are on their way to commercialisation in scale and production of synthetic e-fuels is no longer science fiction. E-fuels offer a way to expand the carbon-neutral transport fuel pool beyond biomass-based renewable fuels to replace fossil fuels in existing internal combustion engines. The end product is a

June 23, 2022 Read Full Article

Kvasir Technologies Secures EU Funding to Accelerate Biofuel Development

(Biofuels International) Kvasir Technologies – a Danish technology company developing a process to produce climate friendly fuel for the shipping industry – has secured €2.5 million in support from the EU programme EIC accelerator. Kvasir Technologies is a spin-off company from the Technical University of Denmark, where the process was

June 16, 2022 Read Full Article

Purdue Northwest Process to Turn Food Waste into Sustainable Hydrogen Is Licensed to Energy Company

(Purdue Northwest) The Purdue Research Foundation recently completed a licensing agreement with an international energy company for the commercialization of a new process discovered at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) for the biological production of hydrogen from food waste. A second licensing agreement with a company in Indiana is under negotiation. This

June 15, 2022 Read Full Article

Increasing Methane Yield from Biogas Plants

(Bioenergy Insight) Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems IMM have now found a way to convert waste methane from biogas plants into additional methane, thus drastically increasing the methane yield from biogas plants. The process is up and running and the research team is currently scaling up

June 8, 2022 Read Full Article

NCERC at SIUE Is Leader in Biofuels Research

by Scott Marion (Edwardsville Intelligencer) Nearly 20 years after it opened, the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville continues to make an impact on a national and worldwide level. The NCERC at SIUE is a nationally recognized research center dedicated to the development and commercialization of biofuels,

June 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Low-Cost Battery-Like Device Absorbs CO2 Emissions while It Charges

(Univerisity of Cambridge)  Researchers have developed a low-cost device that can selectively capture carbon dioxide gas while it charges. Then, when it discharges, the CO2 can be released in a controlled way and collected to be reused or disposed of responsibly. The supercapacitor device, which is similar to a rechargeable

June 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Plastic Packaging Might Be Biodegradable after All, Say German Scientists

(Deutsche Welle)  Leipzig researchers have found an enzyme that rapidly breaks down PET, the most widely produced plastic in the world. It might just eat your old tote bags. —  While scavenging through a compost heap at a Leipzig cemetery, Christian Sonnendecker and his research team found seven enzymes they had

June 3, 2022 Read Full Article

Texas A&M AgriLife Researchers Modify Potato Starches to Increase Culinary and Industrial Applications

(Potato News Today) … For example, waxy potatoes, which are high in amylopectin content, have applications in the production of bioplastics, food additives, adhesives and alcohol. Two articles recently published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences and the Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture journals outline how CRISPR technology can advance the uses of

June 2, 2022 Read Full Article

Capturing Carbon with Crops, Trees and Bioenergy

by Emilie Lorditch (Michigan State University/Phys.Org) An integrated approach to land management practices in the U.S. can reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere far more than earlier estimates based on separate approaches, Michigan State University researchers say. Their research was published May 31 in the journal Global Change Biology. “Using only land management or

June 2, 2022 Read Full Article

Researchers Develop ‘Bionic Bacteria’ that Create Better Fuels, Chemicals

by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich (Jerusalem Post) … Now, researchers at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa have developed “bionic bacteria” that have many potential applications in industry. Among those applications are the targeted release of biological drugs in the body using external light and

June 1, 2022 Read Full Article

New Artificial Enzyme Breaks Down Tough, Woody Lignin

(Science Daily/DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)  Study shows promise for developing a new renewable energy source — An innovative artificial enzyme has shown it can chew through woody lignin, an abundant carbon-based substance that stores tremendous potential for renewable energy and materials. A new artificial enzyme has shown it can chew

June 1, 2022 Read Full Article

Paving the Way to Increased Waste-to-Energy Production

(Lehigh University) … While recycling and composting have increased, the majority of the waste produced goes into landfills, the most inexpensive option. About 12 percent of MSW was converted into energy by waste-to-energy plants in 2018, according to the Energy Information Administration.   “There are different ways to process trash,” says Carlos

May 31, 2022 Read Full Article

First Semi-Industrial Demonstration of Novel Gasification Technology for Biofuel Production

(Open Access Government) The Horizon 2020 project CLARA, coordinated by the Technical University of Darmstadt, investigates a novel gasification technology to provide sustainable second-generation biofuels for the transportation sector in order to move it towards CO2 neutrality In this context, biogenic residues, such as wheat straw, are to be converted

May 31, 2022 Read Full Article

Scientists Solve the Mystery about the Active Phase in Catalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction

(Stockholm University Department of Physics) An international research team led by researchers of Stockholm University has for the first time been able to study the surface of a copper-zinc catalyst when carbon dioxide is reduced to methanol. The results – obtained at DESY´s brilliant light source PETRA III – are published

May 20, 2022 Read Full Article

A Fuel Switch for Future Farms

by John Blum (Marquette University) A new combustion system for engines allows heavy-duty farm equipment normally powered by diesel fuel to run on gasoline and ethanol, without sacrificing performance. — Having grown up working on his uncle’s farm and in his father’s concrete business in northern Illinois, Dr. Adam Dempsey

May 16, 2022 Read Full Article

Salmon Farm Waste Fuels Motor Launch

(The Fish Site) In a world first, a fuel produced from waste from Scottish salmon farms has been successfully used to power a motor launch. — The 100 percent renewable fuel demonstration was the culmination of SALMO (Sustainable Aquaculture Leading to Marine Opportunities), a Maritime Research and Innovation UK (MarRI-UK)

May 11, 2022 Read Full Article

Ethanol Researchers’ Report Targets Future Experts

(The Telegraph) The National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has published a Workforce Training & Education Report summarizing opportunities for students to learn outside of the classroom, as well as NCERC’s programs that train the next generation of leaders in the bioeconomy. The report includes testimonials from

May 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Lignin-Based Jet Fuel Blended with Other Biofuels Can Replace Petroleum-Derived Fuels, Study Says

by Bethan Davies (AZoMaterials)  According to recent research, experimental plant-based jet fuel could enhance engine performance and efficacy, while dispensing with aromatics — the pollution-causing compounds seen in traditional fuels. Researchers examined a jet fuel created by Washington State University that is based on lignin, an organic polymer that tends to make

May 5, 2022 Read Full Article

Enzymes Discovered in Capybara Gut Can Accelerate Utilization of Agroindustrial Waste

by Karina Ninni  (Agência FAPESP)– Converting agroindustrial waste into molecules of interest to society, such as biofuels and biochemicals, is one of the ways to mitigate dependence on oil and other fossil fuels. As one of the world’s largest producers of plant biomass, Brazil is well-placed to lead this transition,

May 3, 2022 Read Full Article

Blending a Renewable Fuel: Clean and Sustainable Fuels Could Be Derived by Combining Ammonia with Complementary Combustion-Modifying Additives

(Kaust Discovery) A low-carbon sustainable fuel mixture, derived primarily from renewably generated ammonia, could power next-generation internal combustion engines (ICEs). Blending ammonia with a small amount of dimethyl ether (DME) gives a liquid fuel with low-temperature combustion properties very similar to gasoline, researchers at KAUST have shown. The development of such

May 2, 2022 Read Full Article

Boeing Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture

(Boeing) – Company to support the Center’s work to conduct groundbreaking research with a five-year, $10 million contribution; – Boeing joins inaugural Center supporter FedEx as well as Southwest Airlines in supporting the study of natural carbon capture  — Boeing [NYSE: B.A.] today announced its support of an ambitious initiative at

April 29, 2022 Read Full Article

ISU Team Receives XPRIZE Carbon Removal Milestone Award for Innovative Vision to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere

(Iowa State University)  An Iowa State University research team that helped develop a demonstration-scale pyrolyzer capable of sequestering thousands of tons of carbon dioxide a year has received a prestigious milestone award from XPRIZE Carbon Removal, it was announced on Friday.  The milestone prize provides $1 million to the carbon

April 26, 2022 Read Full Article

15 AlgaePrize Teams Advance as Finalists

(U.S. Department of Energy) 15 teams are advancing as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) 2022–2023 AlgaePrize competition. Finalist teams were selected based on their 10-page research synopsis which described each team’s research plan for their proposed project within the AlgaePrize’s areas of interest. Each team’s research

April 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Whisky Generates a Lot of Waste. It Could Soon Help Fuel Your Car

by Rebecca Cairns (CNN Business) … But for every liter of whisky, there is a huge amount of waste: around 2.5 kilograms of solid by-products known as draff, 8 liters of liquid known as pot ale, and 10 liters of spent lees, a watery residue. This amounts to 684,000 metric tons of

April 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Giant Grass Miscanthus: Bioethanol Source with Negative CO2 Balance

(University of Hohenheim)  European collaborative project led by the University of Hohenheim shows: Combining bioethanol production with carbon storage can effectively reduce CO2.  A significant reduction in greenhouse gas is feasible. This is the conclusion reached by researchers at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. The trick: A combination of bioethanol

April 22, 2022 Read Full Article

Illinois Tech Researchers Awarded Grant to Scale Up Innovative Carbon Capture and Conversion Process at the Source

(Illinois Institute of Technology)  A team of Illinois Institute of Technology researchers received a grant from ARPA-E to scale up an innovative process of carbon capture and conversion directly from exhaust gas sources such as power plants and industrial sites — Illinois Institute of Technology Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Mohammad

April 21, 2022 Read Full Article

Turning Wastewater into a Resource: A Graduate Student’s Solution to Climate Change

(UCLA Samueli) These days, civil and environmental engineering doctoral student Kevin Clack spends his time investigating innovative ways to improve water resilience in arid metropolitan regions such as Los Angeles, but he didn’t always know he wanted to pursue a career in engineering. Growing up in Orange County, California, Clack

April 19, 2022 Read Full Article

Ethanol under Attack and Creating Strange Bedfellows

by Damian Mason (The Business of Agriculture) In February of 2022 a “study” caught wide media attention (as it was designed by its sponsors to specifically do). The study, commissioned by National Wildlife Fund, found that corn ethanol is worse for the environment than fuel derived from oil. Groups ranging

April 19, 2022 Read Full Article

Turning Plastic Trash into Clean Hydrogen Fuel

(Nanyang Technological University) Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new method for plastic waste to be converted into hydrogen based on pyrolysis, a high temperature chemical process. Unlike PET plastic bottles which can be recycled easily, plastic litter containing contaminated food packaging, styrofoam and plastic bags, is challenging

April 15, 2022 Read Full Article

Israeli Research Identifies an Algal Strain that Can Help Make Green Hydrogen on an Industrial Scale

by Amalyah Hart (Cosmos)  Green-age mutant ninja algae!  —  A new study from Tel Aviv University has identified a strain of algae that may help produce environmentally sustainable green hydrogen on the scale required to suit industrial production. … But the production of green hydrogen using solar panels is expensive, because

April 15, 2022 Read Full Article

WASTE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

WASTE-to-fuel is possible with many KINDS of WASTE:  agricultural residues and WASTE; forest residue and WASTE; municipal SOLID WASTE, WASTE CO2 and more. SINCE 2008, students and STAFF at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania used food WASTE and agricultural WASTE like manure to make biogas for heat, cooking and POWER generation.

April 11, 2022 Read Full Article

University of Minnesota Students Visit Guardian Energy

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association) Sixteen students from the University of Minnesota toured Guardian Energy on April 5 to get a closer look at the ethanol production process. During the tour, the students learned about incoming grain grading, grain handling, fermentation, grain storage, dried distillers grain production / storage, ethanol storage and shipment. The

April 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Ridgewater College Students Tour CVEC

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  Eleven students from Ridgewater College toured Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) on April 1 to get a better understanding of the ethanol production process.  “We were pleased to welcome students from Ridgewater College and provide them with a first-hand look at the ethanol production process, as well as

April 8, 2022 Read Full Article

A More Efficient Path to Green Production of Bio-Derived Chemicals and Fuels

(Lehigh University)  Researchers discover an enhanced reaction rate when gold and palladium nanoparticles are placed on a conductive support. — A bimetallic catalysis technique using gold and palladium nanoparticles on a conductive support has been pioneered by researchers from Lehigh and Cardiff University in the U.K. The process could support

April 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Giant Grass Miscanthus: Bioethanol Source with Negative CO2 Balance

(University of Hohenheim) European collaborative project led by the University of Hohenheim shows: Combining bioethanol production with carbon storage can effectively reduce CO2. — A significant reduction in greenhouse gas is feasible. This is the conclusion reached by researchers at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. The trick: A combination of

April 6, 2022 Read Full Article

AltEn Environmental Pollution: Tracking Contamination around a Closed Ethanol Plant

(University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health)  Scientists are investigating the contamination of water, soil, and air caused by a closed ethanol plant that is being sued by the State of Nebraska.  Toxic piles of ethanol byproduct — called wet cake — are rotting on the grounds of the

April 5, 2022 Read Full Article

Researchers Evaluate the Impact of the Renewable Fuels Standard on Biofuel Production

by Madelyn Ostendorf (Successful Farming)  In a first-of-its kind study, researchers at Purdue University have illustrated the impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the production of biofuels. Over the past 15 years, production and consumption of biofuels have increased in the United States, caused by a variety of market

April 5, 2022 Read Full Article

Iowa Central to Build New Biofuels Lab: Casey’s Donates Property in Western Fort Dodge

by Bill Shea (The Messenger)  Iowa Central Community College will build a new biofuels testing lab on the west side of Fort Dodge using land donated by Casey’s General Stores and the owners of the former Colonial Inn site. Construction could begin late this summer. ”Iowa Central Community College continues to

April 4, 2022 Read Full Article

Possibility to Produce Ethanol on a Financially Competitive and Technically Efficient Basis: Fuel from Waste Wood

(Technical University of Munich)  … Producing fuel from renewable sources such as waste wood and straw or renewable electricity would be one way to reduce carbon emissions from the area of transportation. This is an area which is being addressed by researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Ethanol

March 31, 2022 Read Full Article

Artificial Photosynthesis: The Ultimate Renewable Tech

(Bio Market Insights) Around 3.5 billion years ago, plants became able to turn sunlight and carbon dioxide into energy. Researchers in the field of artificial photosynthesis are figuring out how humans could do the same. Plant photosynthesis consists of three steps. First, sunlight is harvested. Second, this sunlight is converted into

March 30, 2022 Read Full Article

A New, Sustainable Way to Make Hydrogen for Fuel Cells and Fertilizers

(RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science) A new sustainable and practical method for producing hydrogen from water has been discovered by a team of researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) in Japan led by Ryuhei Nakamura. Unlike current methods, the new method does not require rare metals

March 30, 2022 Read Full Article

Mundo UFG Presents Series of Interviews on Solutions to Climate Change: This Episode Focuses on Ethanol

(RTVEFone Foundation/Federal University of Goiás)  Mundo UFG, programming on the campus-based TV UFG at the Federal University of Goiás, highlighted renewable fuels in four of its approximately hour-long segments recently.  This episode focuses on ethanol and related research and business topics, including Brazil’s history with ethanol dating back to initiating

March 29, 2022 Read Full Article

Mundo UFG Presents Series of Interviews on Solutions to Climate Change: This Episode Focuses on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

(RTVEFone Foundation/Federal University of Goiás)  Mundo UFG, programming on the campus-based TV UFG at the Federal University of Goiás, highlighted renewable fuels in four of its hour-long segments recently.  This episode focuses on biokerosene/sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and related research and business topics. As moderator for two of the episodes,

March 29, 2022 Read Full Article

New, Nature-Inspired Concepts for Turning CO2 into Clean Fuels

(University of Cambridge) Researchers have developed an efficient concept to turn carbon dioxide into clean, sustainable fuels, without any unwanted by-products or waste.  —  Instead of capturing and storing CO2, which is incredibly energy-intensive, we have demonstrated a new concept to capture carbon and make something useful from it in

March 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Novel Funding Model Provides Researchers Support to Produce SAF from Timber Byproduct

by David Melanson (UK CAER/Biobased Diesel Daily) … Biofuels researchers at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research recently received funding from OUR&D, a unique grassroots not-for-profit organization based in Denver, Colorado, that is seeking to supplement the current research and development funding landscape. Founded by a group of

March 24, 2022 Read Full Article

New MSU Research Shows How Biofuel Crops Can Help Mitigate Climate Change When Grown on Land of Otherwise Little Agricultural Value

by Cameron Rudolph  (Michigan State University) Newly published research from MSU Foundation Professor Bruno Basso shows how some Midwest farmers can see economic and environmental benefits of growing switchgrass, a biofuel crop, on traditionally less-productive land. — Newly published Michigan State University research details how switchgrass, a biofuel crop, can mitigate

March 24, 2022 Read Full Article

New Method Could Lead to Cheaper, More Efficient Ways to Capture Carbon

by Kelsey Simpkins (CU Boulder Today) University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed a new tool that could lead to more efficient and cheaper technologies for capturing heat-trapping gases from the atmosphere and converting them into beneficial substances, like fuel or building materials. Such carbon capture technology may be needed at scale

March 24, 2022 Read Full Article

Researchers Find Easy Aluminum Nanoparticles for Efficient Hydrogen Generation from Water

by Daniela Castim (Bio Market Insights) A new study by researchers at UC Santa Cruz has found an efficient and cost-effective way to use aluminum’s reactivity to generate clean hydrogen. The study shows that an easily produced composite of gallium and aluminum creates aluminum nanoparticles that react rapidly with water at

March 21, 2022 Read Full Article

Biodiesel from Wild Castor Oil

by David Bradley (Inderscience/Phys.Org)  The seeds of the wild castor oil plant, Ricinus communis, can be converted into biodiesel according to a new study in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology. The Mexican research team shows how the requisite transesterification reaction of oil from the seeds using methanol in

March 19, 2022 Read Full Article

Scientists Are Creating Homegrown Biofuels in the Peoria Ag Lab

by Jonathan Wright  (WCBU) … Butanol production is among the world’s oldest commercial fermentation processes, discovered by Louis Pasteur in 1861. Between the first and second World Wars, there were two bio-butanol plants in the United States—and the largest was right here in Peoria. But both plants closed after World War II,

March 18, 2022 Read Full Article

UNT BioDiscovery Institute Is One Step Closer to Sustainable Plant-Based Fuel

by Amy Brundeen (University of North Texas)  … Helping plants produce C-lignin could lead to crops that are useful for creating an economically feasible plant-based jet fuel, among other applications. The latest findings from (Richrd) Dixon’s lab at UNT’s BioDiscovery Institute, published in the journal Science Advances, could help plant scientists get

March 12, 2022 Read Full Article

Team Pennycress: Regional Institutions Take on Important Environmental, Economic Challenges

by John Moody (Illinois State University/Biobased Diesel Daily) John Sedbrook, a professor of genetics at Illinois State University, is in the midst of a project that may prove to be the most important research of his career. Sedbrook and a team of researchers—comprised of faculty and students—are working to rapidly

March 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Turning CO2 into Shampoo and Lawn Furniture? U of T Startup Doing What ‘No One Has Done Before’

by Tina Adamopoulos (University of Toronto Engineering News) … With a lab currently under construction on U of T’s downtown campus, CERT will soon be able to continue their work where their journey first began. The pilot unit will allow CERT to continue to refine their process in order to

March 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Atlantic Biomass Conversion System Economically Produces High Volumes of Biofuels from Residual Hemp and Cannabis Biomass

(Atlantic Biomass) Atlantic Biomass, LLC has announced results of their Phase I Maryland Energy Innovation Institute Scale-Up project to verify the use of residual hemp biomass for the production of biofuels including sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Robert Kozak, President of Atlantic Biomass, said the results clearly showed that the very

March 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Sustainability in Times of COVID-19: Converting Face Masks into Valuable Fuel

(Korea University)  Researchers propose a new and environmentally beneficial way of upcycling discarded masks into burnable fuel to produce energy — Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of single-use face masks are discarded every day, creating a huge surge in plastic pollution. In a recent study, researchers investigated the feasibility

March 9, 2022 Read Full Article

Could Algae Be the Answer to Aviation’s Big Carbon Problem?

by Jacob Dykes  (Geographical) … Hydrogen, in both its liquid and gaseous forms, is light and powerful. If the supply chain can be made greener and cheaper, it’s seen by some as the long-term solution to decarbonising aviation. But others point to its constraints, in terms of both safety and capacity.

March 9, 2022 Read Full Article

Outstanding Faculty in Discovery: Kilaz Aims for Sustainably Fueled Future

by John O’Malley (Purdue University) Gozdem Kilaz, associate professor of engineering technology, has been recognized for her contributions to the research mission in Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute. In May 2021, Kilaz received the college’s Outstanding Faculty in Discovery Award. Kilaz holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bogazici University and earned a

March 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Researchers Find Ways to Turn Bamboo into Biofuel

by Chris Conte (KBZK) Researchers have found a way to turn bamboo into biofuel, a process that could have major implications for the future of the clean energy industry. “This is a simple and yet cost-effective process,” said Ali Salifu, a researcher at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Originally from Ghana, Salifu understands

March 8, 2022 Read Full Article

Artificial Intelligence Predicts Algae Potential as Alternative Energy Source

by Blair Fannin  (Texas A&M University/AgriLife Today) Jet fuel, animal feed among potential products from algae — Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are using artificial intelligence to set a new world record for producing algae as a reliable, economic source for biofuel that can be used as an alternative fuel source

March 7, 2022 Read Full Article

Crop, Forestry Residues Fuel USask, Industry Green Project

(University of Saskatchewan) With Saskatchewan’s north home to a boreal forest that’s larger than Germany, and its south making up nearly half of Canada’s cropland, the province’s agriculture and lumber industries alone annually produce about 24 million tonnes of biomass residue. Now, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Ajay Dalai (PhD)

March 7, 2022 Read Full Article
    2022 Carbon Removal Forum: Focus on Soil Carbon Measurement  —   April 22, 2022   —   ONLINE

2022 Carbon Removal Forum: Focus on Soil Carbon Measurement — April 22, 2022 — ONLINE

The Carbon Removal Forum is the second in a series of campus-wide events to harness knowledge and capacity toward developing an Iowa State University program in agriculturally-based carbon removal that could contribute toward mitigating climate change. This year’s forum will be held virtually on April 22, 2022. This forum is

March 4, 2022 Read Full Article

OSU Receives Patent for New Fermentation Process

(Oklahoma State University/Biomass Magazine)  Oklahoma State University was recently issued a patent that could significantly increase biofuel and chemical yields while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. — Hasan Atiyeh, professor of biosystems and agricultural engineering, created a new co-fermentation method that turns sugars into alcohols, organic acids and ketones without the environmental impact.

March 2, 2022 Read Full Article

Composition and Yield of Non-Cellulosic and Cellulosic Sugars in Soluble and Particulate Fractions during Consolidated Bioprocessing of Poplar Biomass by Clostridium thermocellum

by Ajaya K. Biswal, Neal N. Hengge, Ian M. Black, Melani A. Atmodjo, Sushree S. Mohanty, David Ryno, Michael E. Himmel, Parastoo Azadi, Yannick J. Bomble & Debra Mohnen  (Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts) Terrestrial plant biomass is the primary renewable carbon feedstock for enabling transition to a sustainable bioeconomy. Consolidated

March 2, 2022 Read Full Article

Engineered Bacteria Produce Chemicals with Negative Carbon Emissions

by Chen Ly (New Scientist)  Bacteria have been modified to produce chemicals found in paint remover and hand sanitiser from carbon dioxide in the air, meaning they have negative emissions compared with traditional industrial methods —  Bacteria engineered to turn carbon dioxide into compounds used in paint remover and hand sanitiser could

February 24, 2022 Read Full Article

Bioenergy Sorghum’s Roots Can Replenish Carbon in Soil

by  Olga Kuchment (Agri-Life Today) Texas A&M AgriLife study shows the annual crop can sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide  — The study, “Bioenergy sorghum’s deep roots: A key to sustainable biomass production on annual cropland,” was recently published in GCB Bioenergy. According to the research, bioenergy sorghum hybrids capture and sequester significant amounts of atmospheric

February 24, 2022 Read Full Article

Postdoctoral Researcher Spotlight: Balendra Sah

by Mary Riker (Great Lakes Bioenery Research Center)  … After I completed my Ph.D., I was looking for a lab where I could do further research in metabolic engineering and synthetic biology, and I found the Landick lab as a suitable group to pursue my research interests in that same field.

February 23, 2022 Read Full Article

Breakthrough in Converting CO2 into Fuel Using Solar Energy

(Lund University/Carbon Capture Magazine) A research team led by Lund University in Sweden has shown how solar power can convert carbon dioxide into fuel, by using advanced materials and ultra-fast laser spectroscopy. The breakthrough could be an important piece of the puzzle in reducing the levels of greenhouse gases in the

February 23, 2022 Read Full Article

Reserch Underway to Develop Ethanol-Based Fuel Cells for Electric Cars

by Larry Lee (Brownfield Ag News)  … Pablo Di Si is the Executive Chairman of Volkswagen Latin America in Brazil, and he tells Brownfield they’re trying to develop a new type of compact fuel cell. “We’re looking at R & D (research and development) how we can form ethanol into a

February 23, 2022 Read Full Article

ACE Corrects Misrepresentations of RFS Environmental Outcomes

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) In South Dakota, the American Coalition of Ethanol said a report released recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences by Tyler Lark and others brought to life several misrepresentations of the environmental outcomes of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and refutes three key

February 21, 2022 Read Full Article

Carbon-Negative Production of Acetone and Isopropanol by Gas Fermentation at Industrial Pilot Scale

by Fungmin Eric Liew, Robert Nogle, Tanus Abdalla, et al. (Nature Biotechnology) Many industrial chemicals that are produced from fossil resources could be manufactured more sustainably through fermentation. Here we describe the development of a carbon-negative fermentation route to producing the industrially important chemicals acetone and isopropanol from abundant, low-cost

February 21, 2022 Read Full Article

Underground Carbon-Dioxide Storage Idea Is Cracked. And That’s Actually Good. In New Experiments, Researchers at Columbia University Are Learning More about the Technique’s Viability

by Erin Blakemore (Washington Post)  … In new experiments with carbon mineralization — the process of removing carbon dioxide from the air and storing it in rocks — researchers at Columbia University are learning more about the technique’s viability. And fissures are part of that process. The technique holds promise

February 17, 2022 Read Full Article

Can the Little-Known Tamanu Tree Replace Palm Oil in Indonesia’s Biofuel Bid?

(South Africa Today) Government researchers in Indonesia believe oil from the tamanu tree (Calophyllum inophyllum) could serve an alternative feedstock for biofuel to palm oil. They say the plant has shown the ability to grow in burned areas and former mining sites, as well as in waterlogged peat soils. Oil

February 12, 2022 Read Full Article

Scientists Extract Hydrogen from Banana Peels

by Anjana Nair (Bio Market Insights) … An important candidate is hydrogen produced from organic waste, or “biomass” of plants and animals. Biomass absorbs, removes, and stores CO2 from the atmosphere, while biomass decomposition can also bring ways to negative emissions of greenhouse gases removal. But even though biomass heralds

February 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Farmers Get Newly Developed Pongamia Pod Decorticators & Oil Extraction Machines To Improve Biofuel Production

by Chintu Das  (Krishi Jagran) The Centre, in collaboration with the Karnataka government, has distributed newly developed pongamia (karanj) pod decorticators and oil extraction machines to farmers to improve biofuel production in the country, in order to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s target of producing 175 GW of non-fossil fuel.  According to a Science

February 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Pablo de Olavide University Produces Fat for Biodiesel from Sewage Sludge

(EFE VERDE) Researchers at Pablo de Olavide University produce fatty matter for biodiesel that does not come from growing plants but from human-generated waste that circulates through urban wastewater treatment plants. Aware of the serious environmental and economic problem caused by the enormous amount of waste generated by human activity, researchers

February 9, 2022 Read Full Article

WPI Researchers Show Bamboo Can Be Converted Into Fuel

by Jack Levy (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)  Turning Bamboo Into Ethanol Could Make Developing Nations Less Reliant on Gasoline and Help Mitigate Climate Change — … A team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and around the globe has co-developed a process to convert bamboo into an ethanol fuel for

February 8, 2022 Read Full Article

From Fertilizer to Fuel: Can ‘Green’ Ammonia Be a Climate Fix?

by Nicola Jones (Yale Environment 360) Ammonia has been widely used as a fertilizer for the last century. Now, using renewable energy and a new method for making ammonia, researchers and entrepreneurs believe “green” ammonia can become a significant clean fuel source for generating electricity and powering ships. … The

February 7, 2022 Read Full Article

Disrupting Nitrogen Fertilizer Production: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Cyamonia Bio

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Cyamonia Bio’s tech for the production of organic ammonia based on atmospheric nitrogen fixation just might be disrupting a multi-billion dollar industry of nitrogen fertilizer production and instead contributing to more sustainable food production. How do they compare to PivotBio and Azotic Tech? Where are

February 1, 2022 Read Full Article

LSU Chemists Unlock the Key to Improving Biofuel and Biomaterial Production

(Louisiana State University Chemistry) As the world searches for and demands more sustainable sources of energy and materials, plant biomass may provide the solution by serving as a renewable resource for biomaterials and biofuel production. However, until now, the complex physical and chemical interactions in plant biomass has been a challenge

January 31, 2022 Read Full Article
    Mayville State University Biodiesel Workshop   —   February 16, 2022   —   Mayville, ND

Mayville State University Biodiesel Workshop — February 16, 2022 — Mayville, ND

The public is invited to join Mayville State University agribusiness students for a biodiesel workshop.  The goal of the workshop is to provide participants with a better understanding of the role and benefits that biodiesel plays in the fuel market and its importance to the agricultural community. The workshop is scheduled

January 31, 2022 Read Full Article

Glowing Yeast Lights the Way to Better Biofuels

by Tom Garlinghouse (Princeton University/Phys.Org)  Deploying a technique that promises to supercharge the development of biofuels, researchers at Princeton University have found a way to make yeast cultures glow when producing next generation fuels that could power cars and airplanes. The glowing cultures address a major challenge that has slowed biofuel

January 31, 2022 Read Full Article

Researchers Develop Pb1Cu Catalyst for CO2-to-formate Conversion

by TU Bingxin  (University of Science and Technology of China) A research team led by Prof. ZENG Jie from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), and their collaborators, realized highly selective CO2-to-formate conversion via Pb1Cu catalyst. The study was published in Nature Nanotechnology. Converting CO2 into valuable chemicals and fuels with renewable electricity offers a sustainable way toward realizing carbon neutral goals. The

January 29, 2022 Read Full Article

New Catalytic Approach Directly Converts Raw Biomass into Natural Gas with Low Carbon Footprint

by SI Xiaoqin  (Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences) Natural gas can be used as fuel for generating electricity, heating and powering transportation. It is also the raw material to manufacture hydrogen and ammonia. Currently, biogenic and thermogenic processes are the two widely accepted methods for natural

January 28, 2022 Read Full Article

A ULL Researcher Invents a Catalyst Model for Biodiesel

(Canarias 7) The model uses pumice as a support, an abundant and low-cost volcanic material. — The researcher at the University of La Laguna (ULL) Laura Díaz has invented a utility model on a catalyst to produce biodiesel , which has been accredited by the Patent and Trademark Office and in which pumice , a volcanic material , is used

January 26, 2022 Read Full Article

Overcoming a Bottleneck in Carbon Dioxide Conversion

by David Chandler  (MIT News) Study reveals why some attempts to convert the greenhouse gas into fuel have failed, and offers possible solutions. — If researchers could find a way to chemically convert carbon dioxide into fuels or other products, they might make a major dent in greenhouse gas emissions. But

January 26, 2022 Read Full Article

Algae Biomaterials Research Gets $6.4 Million Funding Boost from the US Department of Energy

(The Fish Site) Researchers with Montana State University have been awarded a series of grants totalling $6.4 million to identify ways algae can be used for biofuels and other products as it removes carbon dioxide from the air. — Building on more than a decade of MSU research on the

January 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Recent Algae Discovery Gives Clues to Boost Biofuel Production

(Michigan State University/Phys.Org) A new study from the Michigan State University-Department of Energy (DOE) Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) shows how some algae can protect themselves when the oxygen they produce impairs their photosynthetic activity. The discovery also answers a long-standing question about how algae survive when CO2 levels are low. The findings

January 25, 2022 Read Full Article

Scientists Build Bioreactors and Engineer Bacteria to Advance Biofuel Research

by Gary Hughes (University of Kent) Researchers from the School of Biosciences have designed and built equipment that can be used to investigate bacterial biofuel production at a fraction of the cost of commercial systems. Using this technology they also demonstrated that bacterial genetic engineering could be used to enhance biofuel production. Commercial equipment used

January 21, 2022 Read Full Article

Biggest Breakthrough in Plastic Recycling

by Anjana Nair (Bio Market Insights)  … The recent research from the Aarhus University, Denmark, demonstrated for the first-time computer vision technology, which can be used to differentiate between a wide range of plastics according to their chemical composition. Applied on an industrial scale, this could enormously increase the rate of

January 20, 2022 Read Full Article

UD and LSU Collaborate to Advance Manufacturing Technologies that Employ Carbon Dioxide and Renewable Energy

by Karen B. Roberts (University of Delaware)  … One hurdle that keeps promising CO2 electrolyzer technologies in academic laboratories rather than being scaled for industrial use — where they could make a dent in our carbon dioxide emission problem — is that the critical materials needed for the job, including membranes

January 20, 2022 Read Full Article

$2.5M for Food-Chain Microbiome Research Could Impact Agriculture, Biofuel Systems

by Marc Arakaki (University of Hawai’i News) World-renowned microbiome research at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa received a major boost by the National Science Foundation. The five-year, $2,499,432 grant will support new research led by School of Life Sciences Professor Anthony Amend and his team to study how microbiomes influence food chains, which may lead to the creation

January 18, 2022 Read Full Article

Microalgal Crops: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to MicroBio

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) From algal-based wastewater treatment plants and purification ponds with biofuels/co-products in California to aviation fuels and algae strain improvements, MicroBio is leading R&D and innovation of microalgae cultivation for bio products. Get all the details from MicroBio’s CEO John Benemann in this illuminating slide

January 17, 2022 Read Full Article

Microbial Production of Fourth-Generation Biofuels

(University of Exeter) Bacteria modified to produce fuel on demand have been produced by University of Exeter researchers in collaboration with energy and petrochemicals group Shell. Academics led by Professor John Love have found a way to get the organisms to produce fuel nearly identical to diesel. This will help meet future fuel demands

January 16, 2022 Read Full Article

Growing Algae Outside of Wastewater

by Brandie Jefferson (Washington University in St. Louis) Using wastewater to produce biomass has some drawbacks, namely, ‘what you get is messy’  — Growing algae in wastewater has been a hot topic in research for years. News reports for decades have touted the latest research as bringing us within reach of new

January 13, 2022 Read Full Article

Seeds of Beauty Leaf Tree Examined as Source of Low-Emissions Biodiesel

 by Jasmine Hines (ABC Capricornia)  The native beauty leaf tree could be grown in large-scale plantations on marginal land for biofuel; Researcher Nanjappa Ashwath says the trees could produce 4,000 litres of biofuel per hectare each year; The bioenergy sector could contribute an extra $10 billion to the economy annually

January 12, 2022 Read Full Article

Gene Editing Produces Breakthrough Canola Variety

by Jeff Melchior (Alberta Farmer)  Shorter, highly branched canola plants with more pods show the power of the cutting-edge technology — University of Calgary researchers have used gene editing to bring to life a new shorter, highly branched variety of canola that has more pods and is easier to harvest. “Based on

January 12, 2022 Read Full Article

Department Of Energy Announces $13.4 Million Investment to Combat Plastic Waste and Reduce Emissions Across The Plastics Industry

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $13.4 million to seven projects for research and development of novel recycling processes and technologies that that will cut plastic waste and reduce the energy consumption and carbon emissions of single-use plastics at every stage of their lifecycle.   Single-use plastics – plastic bags, wraps, and films – are incredibly energy-intensive to make. In

January 11, 2022 Read Full Article

Bio-Crude Production from Protein-Extracted Grass Residue through Hydrothermal Liquefaction

by Saqib Sohail Toor, Ayaz Ali Shah, Kamaldeep Sharma, Tahir Hussain Seehar, Thomas Helmer Pedersen and Lasse Aistrup Rosendahl (Energies) In the present study, the protein-extracted grass residue (press cake) was processed through hydrothermal liquefaction under sub and supercritical temperatures (300, 350 and 400 °C) with and without using a

January 11, 2022 Read Full Article

Energies’ Special Issue “Hydrothermal Liquefaction for Aviation and Maritime Sustainable Fuels”

(Energies) … Aviation and maritime, key components of the transport fuel area, will thus be pillars of future sustainable energy scenarios and thus prioritized in policymaking, being the most difficult sectors to electrify. These applications, however, present very peculiar and different technological and economical challenges, and often involve additional processes such as

January 11, 2022 Read Full Article

Blending of Hydrothermal Liquefaction Biocrude with Residual Marine Fuel: An Experimental Assessment

by Andrea Maria Rizzo and David Chiaramonti (Energies Special Issue Hydrothermal Liquefaction for Aviation and Maritime Sustainable Fuels) … As sustainable biofuels will be used as blend components in the case of large-scale deployment, it is necessary to investigate the behavior of bio- and fossil-based fuels when mixed in various

January 11, 2022 Read Full Article

Carbon Negative Biofuels Can Build Soil and Rural Prosperity

by Chuck Hassebrook, David Laird and Jill Euken (The Gazette)  … That pathway is the Pyrolysis-Biochar-Bioenergy Platform, which produces biofuel and biochar by heating crop residue, grass, wood or other forms of biomass in the absence of oxygen. Biochar is a form of charcoal that lasts hundreds to thousands of years

January 10, 2022 Read Full Article

Wander: An Abridged Ph.D. Memoir Essay

by Olatomiwa Bifarin (Bifarin V Substack) Wander is a memoir written by Olatomiwa Bifarin about his Ph.D. experience in the United States. In this 5000-plus-word essay, he tells his story of completing a Ph.D. program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Georgia. His tales highlight the surprising benefit

January 10, 2022 Read Full Article

New PhD Course on the Politics of ‘Net Zero’ and Carbon Removal — June 13-17, 2022 — Copenhagen, Denmark DEADLINE: January 15, 2022

by Cecilia von Arnold  (Lund University Center for Sustainability Studies)  In June 2022, LUCSUS will co-organise a 5-day intensive PhD course focusing on climate change mitigation and the politics of ‘Net Zero’ and carbon removal. As the climate crisis intensifies, the scientific and political conversation on climate change mitigation is taking

January 5, 2022 Read Full Article

Towards Affordable Clean Energy: Exploring New Catalysts for Urea-based Fuel Cells

(KMOU Research News) Scientists achieve state-of-the-art performance in urea fuel cells using inexpensive electrodes without precious metals — Fuel cells that generate clean electricity by breaking down urea―a common organic molecule―could become a great resource to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. However, state-of-the-art catalysts for these cells require precious metals, making them

December 31, 2021 Read Full Article

KU to Conduct Research to Make Paddy Waste Useful for Industries

by Neeraj Mohan (Hindustan Times)  The department of biotechnology of the Kurukshetra University is set to conduct research to make paddy straw useful for industries and generate additional income for farmers — The department has received a grant of ₹14 lakh from the Haryana State Council of Science and Technology for

December 29, 2021 Read Full Article

Bunker One Wants to Supply Marine Fuel with 7% Biodiesel

(EPBR) Initiative, unprecedented in Brazil, will feature laboratory and vessel tests —  A partnership between the Danish multinational Bunker One and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) will study the feasibility of adding 7% biodiesel to marine diesel oil.  The expectation is that the results are ready within

December 29, 2021 Read Full Article

GE Aviation Looks to Test Catalyst Using 100% SAF

by Jerry Siebenmark (AIN Online) Through a partnership with the Czech Technical University in Prague (CVUT), GE Aviation Czech will begin testing in 2022 the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in its new Catalyst turboprop engine. The goal of the research is to power the Catalyst with 100 percent SAF

December 29, 2021 Read Full Article

Green and Clean: New Eco-friendly and Sustainable Algae-Based Way to Fight Water Pollution

(Shoolini University)  To purify urban wastewater for reuse, researchers develop a new algae-based bioremediation method — … Recently, based on the fascinating potential of algae to remove a large number of chemical pollutants and various bacteria from water, scientists have developed a new eco-friendly, sustainable, and cost-effective solution for urban

December 29, 2021 Read Full Article

Waste Not, Want Not: New Process Turns Manure into Fatty Acids

by Mark E. Griffin (University of Wisconsin–Madison)  University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have demonstrated a new process for transforming a plentiful Wisconsin waste into fatty acids, energy-rich molecules that can be used to make fuels and a wide range of important chemicals. … Researchers at UW–Madison’s Wisconsin Energy Institute have published

December 28, 2021 Read Full Article

Honeywell Collaborates With The University of Texas at Austin for Innovative Carbon Capture and Storage Technology

(Honeywell)  Honeywell establishes licensing agreement with Texas Carbon Management Program Group at The University of Texas at Austin; New Advanced Solvent technology will capture carbon dioxide generated from combustion flue gases from power, steel, cement and other industrial plants — Honeywell (Nasdaq: HON) announced today (December 15, 2021) an agreement with The

December 23, 2021 Read Full Article
    Green Chemistry Summer School   —   July 15-22, 2022   —   Golden, CO      DEADLINE:  January 21, 2022

Green Chemistry Summer School — July 15-22, 2022 — Golden, CO DEADLINE: January 21, 2022

ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy –Apply now for the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy!  The 2022 program is being planned as an in-person event at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO, July 15-22, 2022. However, the final format of the program

December 20, 2021 Read Full Article

UCF Researchers’ Ethanol Fuel Cells Offer New Alternative to Power Cars, Technology

by Robert Wells (University of Central Florida)  An ethanol fuel cell produces less emissions and uses less fuel than combustion engines, doesn’t require recharging like battery-powered technology, and may offer an alternative to hydrogen fuel cells. … This is because ethanol is used as a fuel to generate electricity rather

December 20, 2021 Read Full Article

UMD Researchers Convert Methane without Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Catherine O’Brien Stephens (Maryland Today)  Pioneering Discovery Would Cut Energy Waste, Create Valuable Industrial Chemicals — …  But a cheap, simple way to convert natural gas to value-added chemicals creates an economic incentive not to waste this resource. Dongxia Liu, associate professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Eric Wachsman,

December 14, 2021 Read Full Article

Selby College to Develop BECCS Education Programme

(Bioenergy Insight)  Selby College in North Yorkshire, UK has secured funding to develop an education programme that will enable Drax employees to develop the skills needed to operate climate-saving technologies. The £272,000 (€320,000) grant from the Department for Education’s Strategic Development Fund, will allow the college to develop a new

December 14, 2021 Read Full Article

Più-Biogas App Project Could Help Increase Biogas Yields

(Bioenergy Insight)  BTS Biogas has partnered with the University of Padua in Italy to develop a research project which aims to increase biogas yield by at least 10%. … In the current production process, there are no efficient methods for the real-time monitoring of the microbial component, which is the

December 14, 2021 Read Full Article

FAA Research Grants Aim to Tackle Aviation’s Massive Deficit of Greener Fuel

by Leslie Josephs (CNBC)  -Sustainable aviation fuel accounts for much less than 1% of global aviation fuel.  -The FAA is giving research grants in effect to help drive down the high cost of greener sustainable fuel.  -Airlines, trade groups and governments are striving to meet ambitious targets to reduce aviation

December 11, 2021 Read Full Article

Più-Biogas App Project Could Help Increase Biogas Yields

(Bioenergy Insight)  BTS Biogas has partnered with the University of Padua in Italy to develop a research project which aims to increase biogas yield by at least 10%. Achieving the sustainable disposal and valorisation of organic waste are two of the biggest challenges facing the world. Biogas reconciles these two

December 8, 2021 Read Full Article

Protests Pay Off: Students Win Long Climate Change Campaign

by Bella Carpentier (Minnesota Daily/Associated Press)   After years of pressure from student groups and numerous resolutions passed within the University of Minnesota’s Minnesota Student Association (MSA), the University recently announced plans to fully divest from fossil fuels in the next five to seven years. … The student-led movement to divest from

December 6, 2021 Read Full Article

Biologists Find Genetic Variation that Can Improve Ethanol Production

by Richard C. Lewis (Iowa Now) Single-celled fungus yeast is essential to humans, a linchpin in the production of bread, beer, wine, and biofuels, among many applications. Now, biologists at the University of Iowa have found that a new type of genetic variation in yeast can improve ethanol production. In a recent

December 3, 2021 Read Full Article

Auburn Projects Receive $1.6 Million in Latest Round of State Research Development Funding

by Mitch Emmons (Auburn University)  Auburn University has been awarded $1.6 million in research grants from the state of Alabama through the Alabama Research Development and Enhancement Fund. The grants, administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, are earmarked for research and development of four different sustainability projects

December 2, 2021 Read Full Article

Monash University Exclusively Licence Green Ammonia Technology to New Start-up, Jupiter Ionics

(Monash University)  Inspired by a vision for a future economy powered by carbon neutral ammonia, new start-up Jupiter Ionics Pty Ltd is the latest company to emerge from a growing stream of enterprises aligned with Monash University’s Technology Precinct. For over a century, ammonia has been produced industrially using the Haber-Bosch process,

December 1, 2021 Read Full Article

Tell an Inspiring Story to Move the Planet Forward — Enter to Win Storyfest Award DEADLINE February 7, 2022

(Planet Forward)  Grand Prize: Travel to Alaska with Lindblad Expeditions to report on the impact of climate change –There is no story more gripping than that of our changing planet — and the solutions to sustain it. While problems ranging from climate justice to conservation, from rising sea levels to

November 30, 2021 Read Full Article

Research Pushes Auto Industry Closer to Clean Cars Powered by Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells

by Steve Lundeberg (Oregon State University/TechXplore)  Alternative-energy research at Oregon State University is charting a path toward the mass adoption of clean cars powered by direct-ethanol fuel cells. Zhenxing Feng of the OSU College of Engineering helped lead the development of a catalyst that solves three key problems long associated with

November 30, 2021 Read Full Article

Feeding Sugar to Bacteria May Lead to Less Harmful Fuel for Cars, Trucks

by Sommer Brokaw (UPI)  Sugar can be transformed into hydrocarbons found in gasoline by feeding glucose to strains of E. coli that don’t harm human health, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Chemistry. “Making biofuels from renewable resources like glucose has great potential to advance green energy technology,” lead

November 24, 2021 Read Full Article

Microbes’ Sense of Community, Cooperation Could Improve Biofuels

by Elizabeth K. Gardner (Purdue University/Fence Post) Microorganisms can be neighborly — when breaking down complex plant fibers they divide the labor and are able to sustain a diverse community, as each member gets its share of food. Understanding how they are able to adapt in this way could lead

November 19, 2021 Read Full Article

Liquid Fuels from Carbon Dioxide: Electrocatalyst Converts CO2 into Multicarbon Products

(Phys.org) A new electrocatalyst called a-CuTi@Cu converts carbon dioxide (CO2 ) into liquid fuels. As reported by a team of Chinese researchers in the journal Angewandte Chemie, active copper centered on an amorphous copper/titanium alloy produces ethanol, acetone, and n-butanol with high efficiency. Most of our global energy demands are still being met by

November 17, 2021 Read Full Article

POET Bioproducts Institute Breaks Ground

(South Dakota State University) POET, a global leader in the production of bioproducts, South Dakota State University and South Dakota Mines held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the POET Bioproducts Institute at the Research Park at SDSU. The institute will serve as an innovation center for the development of low-value agricultural

November 12, 2021 Read Full Article

Closing the Gap in Renewable Energy – the Next 80%?

by Sergey Nuzhdin, Kristen Davis, Meredith Brooks, Ann Carpenter, Pierre Wensel, and Cindy Wilcox, (Cluster for Sustainable Seaweed Solutions (CS3)/Biofuels Digest) .. (A) similar marine “Blue Revolution” is the potential key to meet global demand for biofuel, feed, and food security in an environmentally friendly way, without the requirements for fresh

November 10, 2021 Read Full Article

University of Vermont to Test Food De-packaging System

(Bioenergy Insight) Researchers at the University of Vermont (UVM) have partnered with Casella Waste Systems to test a new food de-packaging system. One-third of food waste in Vermont is still packaged, creating difficulties when it comes to the mandatory diversion of food waste away from landfills under the state’s new

November 9, 2021 Read Full Article

High-Purity Hydrogen Produced from Biogas in Austria

(Bioenergy Insight) Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria and start-up Rouge H2 Engineering have produced high-purity hydrogen from biogas directly at a biogas plant. Green hydrogen is seen as a ‘beacon of hope’ in the energy and mobility revolution, the university said, but it is not yet suitable

November 9, 2021 Read Full Article

Aircraft Can Get Higher and Greener from Doped Fuels: UBCO Researchers Cook up Jet Fuel with Graphene Nanomaterials

(University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus) The goal of creating a cleaner fuel for aircraft engines is creating a spark at UBC Okanagan.  A team of researchers studying the burning rate of nanomaterials in liquid fuels believe they have created a recipe for a clean-burning, power-boosting aircraft fuel. The project is a

November 5, 2021 Read Full Article

Clostridia for Synthesis of Fuels and Chemicals: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Biosynthetic Pathways

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  LanzaTech, Northwestern, University of South Florida and Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are working on the engineered reveral of the β-oxidation cycle in clostridia for the synthesis of fuels and chemicals. The objective? To develop clostridia to ferment synthesis gas produced from cellulosic biomass by established

November 5, 2021 Read Full Article

Using Microbes to Make Carbon-Neutral Fuel

by Talia Ogliore (The Source)  Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a new way to train microbes to make a readily usable biofuel. A team of biologists and engineers modified a microbe called Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1 (TIE-1) so that it can produce a biofuel using only three renewable and naturally abundant

November 4, 2021 Read Full Article

With NREL’s Feedstock Research, Algae and Garbage Could Be Ingredients for Zero-Emissions Fuels of the Future

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory) In theory, over 1 billion tons of biomass could be sustainably collected and processed into biofuels by 2030 in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Energy analysis. But turning that theory into practice hinges on improvements in how biomass is grown, collected, and processed. This

October 31, 2021 Read Full Article

A Single, Oxygen-Driven Step to Separate Plants into the Ingredients for Biofuels and Chemicals

Jill Sakai (Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center)  Breaking down plant material for biofuels processing has always required multiple steps, especially when it comes to dealing with the tough, complex polymer lignin. Current methods use a multi-step pretreatment process that focuses on extracting sugars to ferment into fuels. These steps leave

October 30, 2021 Read Full Article

Making Martian Rocket Biofuel on Mars

(Georgia Institute of Technology/Phys.Org) Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a concept that would make Martian rocket fuel, on Mars, that could be used to launch future astronauts back to Earth. The bioproduction process would use three resources native to the red planet: carbon dioxide, sunlight, and frozen

October 27, 2021 Read Full Article

Reducing CO2 Using a Panchromatic Osmium Complex Photosensitizer

(Tokyo Tech News) Using photocatalysts to reduce CO2 has received a lot of attention recently. Scientists from Tokyo Tech have developed a new osmium complex that can absorb a full wavelength range of visible light and act as a panchromatic redox photosensitizer for CO2 reduction. The team combined this complex

October 25, 2021 Read Full Article

NCERC Scores $1.9M Grant Partly to Expand Biotechnology Laboratory Incubator

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Illinois, the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center (NCERC), located in University Park of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, has been awarded $1.9 million though the Rebuild Illinois Wet Lab Capital program by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). NCERC joins seven other laboratories from

October 22, 2021 Read Full Article

Researchers Develop Chemoenzymatic Technique to Extract Precursor for Biofuel from Agricultural Waste

by Park Sae-jin (Aju Business Daily)  For the first time in the world, researchers from a state-run institute have found a chemoenzymatic technique to convert a material extracted from biomasses into an important eco-friendly precursor for biofuel and bioplastic. The method uses agricultural wastes such as rice straws and corncobs

October 20, 2021 Read Full Article

Crucial Step Identified in the Conversion of Biomass to Methane

(Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) Researchers find the enzymatic link in the formation of methane from fatty acids by cooperating microorganisms —  Microbial production of methane from organic material is an essential process in the global carbon cycle and an important source of renewable energy. This natural process is based on a cooperative interaction

October 19, 2021 Read Full Article

Mackay Biorefinery Pilot Plant Ready for Take-off

(Queensland Government) World-leading technology has landed in Mackay, bringing Queensland one step closer to a $1 billion sustainable, export-oriented industrial biotechnology and bioproducts sector. Mercurius has finalised commissioning and is about to commence operations at their pilot plant that will use their patented REACHTM technology to produce valuable renewable chemicals, diesel and

October 18, 2021 Read Full Article

Topsoe Puts Demonstration Plant into Operation for Production of Sustainable Methanol from Biogas – Significant Global Carbon Emission Reduction Potential.

by Ulrik Frøhlke (Haldor Topsoe) • With the demonstration plant, Topsoe will validate its electrified technology for cost-competitive production of sustainable Methanol from biogas as well as other sustainable products. The global annual production of methanol is around 110 million tons. With close to 1.4 ton CO2 being emitted per produced

October 18, 2021 Read Full Article

Degradation of Biobased Plastics in the Soil

(Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research) The idea of biodegradable plastics sounds good at first. However, very little is known about how they are degraded in the soil and how this is influenced by climate change. In two recent studies, soil ecologists at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) have shown

October 15, 2021 Read Full Article

The Case for Onboard Carbon Dioxide Capture on Long-Range Vehicles

by Amanda Morris (Northwestern Now) Method can be implemented based on existing technologies  —  Researchers argue that long-range vehicles, including cargo ships, should be powered by solid oxide fuel cells and use onboard carbon dioxide (CO2) capture; Depending on fuel type, this solution is CO2 neutral or even CO2 negative;

October 14, 2021 Read Full Article

Young Farm Entrepreneurs Look at High-Biomass Sorghum and Pearl Millet for Biofuel Feedstock

(CGIAR)  The Government of India’s concerted efforts to replace 20% fossil fuels with ethanol blends by 2025 is attracting agricultural entrepreneurs to invest in renewable energy. This week, Mr Lalit Jhawar and Mr Mayank Gupta, two young IIT graduates running a profitable farming venture in Maharashtra, accompanied by biofuel experts Mr YB

October 13, 2021 Read Full Article

LSU, Delaware to Develop Chemical Manufacturing Processes Using CO2 Feedstocks and Renewable Energy

(LSU College of Engineering/Globe Newswire/Associated Press)  Each day, many of the products we use, whether we know it or not, are produced from natural gas or crude oil using carbon- and energy-intensive processes. But what if we could make those same products using CO2, thereby drastically reducing or even eliminating our

October 7, 2021 Read Full Article

List, MacMillan Win 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Development of Asymmetric Organocatalysis

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis to:   Benjamin List, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung David W.C. MacMillan, Professor at Princeton University Background on the Award The rapid expansion in the use of organic

October 7, 2021 Read Full Article

USDA Announces More Than $146M Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Research

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agricultural research projects aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system. This investment is made under the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Sustainable

October 7, 2021 Read Full Article

Renewable Energy Group Collaborates with Iowa State University on Hydrotreater Pilot Plant

(ACROFAN) The two organizations celebrated a ribbon cutting at the facility on October 4, 2021 — Ames-based biofuels producer, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG) (NASDAQ: REGI), joined Iowa State University (ISU) at the BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate the start of a new

October 5, 2021 Read Full Article
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