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OXCCU and px Group Announce New SAF Project

by Poppy Clements (Hydrocarbon Engineering)px Group has announced that OXCCU will develop a first-of-a-kind demonstration plant at its Saltend Chemicals Park in the Humber, UK, that will convert carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). OXCCU is a

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Utility Global

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Claus Nussgruber, the CEO of Utility Global, made his ABLC debut with this look at the hydrogen landscape and in particular the eXEROtechnology platform, with the promise of electrolysis without costly and hard to secure electricity.

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Synhelion and Pilatus Launch Strategic Partnership to Scale Solar Fuels

(Synhelion)  Synhelion and Pilatus Aircraft Ltd enter into a strategic cooperation with the aim of accelerating the scaling of solar fuels for aviation. The Swiss aircraft manufacturer wants to use Synhelion’s solar fuels for its own flight operations and also offer

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Syzygy Plasmonics Demonstrates Groundbreaking CO2-to-Fuel Solution with RTI International

(Syzygy Plasmonics) Joint project delivers drop-in fuel that can be used in today's engines -- Syzygy Plasmonics announced today that it along with the nonprofit research institute RTI International have successfully demonstrated an all-electric CO2-to-Fuel production pathway at RTI's facility in Research Triangle

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Urban Biorefineries in the EU: From Blueprint to Implementation

(World Bio Market Insights) Cities are overflowing with valuable biomass if you look in the right places: namely, in their sewage systems. The organic materials in urban wastewater can provide cheap, local, and abundant raw materials for biobased and circular fuels,

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Promising SA-First Solution to Convert Paper Sludge, Food and Textile Waste into Bioethanol

(The Paper Story)  A pioneering solution has been developed to convert cellulose fibre-rich waste from pulp and paper mill operations into ethanol using a specialised fermentation process. Ethanol is a versatile starting material that finds diverse application in the production of

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Nu:ionic Hydrogen-Producing Microwave Reactor Achieves Commercial Threshold

(Nu:ionic/Globe Newswire)  Nu:ionic Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“Nu:ionic”) has achieved a significant product development milestone with the completion of a continuous 48-hour demonstration run of its proprietary Microwave Catalytic Reformer(TM) (MCR). This commercial scale, 100kW electrified reactor can be used in many applications

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Green Plains Begins Commissioning of the Demonstration Facility Combining Fluid Quip Technologies’ MSC ™ with Shell Fiber Conversion Technology

(Green Plains) Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced that it has begun commissioning of the York, Nebraska, demonstration facility combining Fluid Quip Technologies’ precision separation and processing technology (MSC™) with Shell Fiber Conversion Technology (SFCT). The new facility combines fermentation, mechanical

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Bold Goals Action Group Releases 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Bold Goals Action Group released the final text of the 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate at ABLC 2024. The release capped a year-long, multi-national effort by bioeconomy stakeholders to define specific actions that

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French Tech: Sublime Energie Wants to Facilitate Agricultural Methanization

by Camille Wong (Les Echos) This mission-driven company specializes in the liquefaction of biogas from organic agricultural waste. It has just raised 11.5 million euros to manufacture fuel for mobility. -- The start-up Sublime Energie, a spin-off from Mines ParisTech, has developed

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Kvasir Technologies Secures EUR 3 Million Investment from The Footprint Firm and EIFO

(Kvasir Technologies)  Kvasir Technologies, a Danish pioneer in sustainable biofuel development, announces a significant milestone in its journey toward carbon-neutral energy solutions. The company has successfully closed a seed extension, securing substantial investments from sustainability advisory and impact investor The Footprint

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Enerkem to Retire Its Edmonton Biofuels Facility

(Enerkem)  After reaching its objectives, the Enerkem Alberta Biofuels plant will begin to wind down operations as of today (January 30, 2024).  --  Enerkem announced today that it will be retiring its Enerkem Alberta Biofuels (EAB) plant in Edmonton. The EAB facility achieved

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Mercurius

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Reaching high is something Mercurius is familiar with, especially with their REACH technology. Standing for renewable, acid-hydrolysis, condensation, hydrotreating, their REACH technology works at low temperature, low pressure and enzyme free. Drop-in hydrocarbon jet fuel and

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Sumitomo Eyes Mass Biodiesel Production in Japan

(Biofuels International) Sumitomo Corp is looking to mass-produce biodiesel in Japan using wood and sugarcane waste. The Japanese trading house plans to open a demonstration plant in 2025 on the southern island of Tanegashima with the University of Tokyo and Solariant Capital,

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Red Leaf Biologics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) RedLeaf Biologics is a fast-growing biotechnology company that is redefining the AgTech ecosystem in Kentucky and beyond. Combining proprietary plant genetics and extraction processes, we have developed a range of phytochemical extracts with valuable applications in health,

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Verde Clean Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Verde Clean Fuels‘ pioneering technology ‘syngas-to-gasoline plus’ (STG+) turns waste feedstocks – namely biomass, municipal solid waste, and renewable natural gas – into gasoline or methanol. They estimate the advantage to the environment from deploying VCF renewable

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Klobuchar, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Biorefineries, Renewable Chemicals, and Biomanufacturing

(Office of Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)) U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance the ability of the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Products Assistance program to support the development of biofuels, renewable chemicals, and

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Aramco and ENOWA to Develop First-of-Its-Kind e-Fuel Demonstration Plant

(Aramco) The facility will be built in ENOWA’s Hydrogen Innovation and Development Center in NEOM  --  Aramco, a global integrated energy and chemicals company, and ENOWA, NEOM’s energy and water company, have signed a joint development agreement to construct and establish a

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Japan’s Sumitomo Chem to Trial Propylene from Ethanol

by Nanami Oki  (Argus Media) Japanese petrochemical producer Sumitomo Chemical plans to build a pilot plant to manufacture propylene directly from ethanol, targeting to achieve commercialisation by the first half of the 2030s. Sumitomo Chemical expects to complete construction of the demonstration plant

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The Future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Depends on the 2023 Farm Bill

by Leah Garden (GreenBiz)  Sustainable aviation fuel is emerging as the most viable path forward for a decarbonized aviation industry, if the 2023 Farm Bill provides adequate funding. -- ... Even though aviation contributes a total of 2.5 percent of GHG emissions annually, SAF

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Bion’s Ammonia Recovery Technology’s Initial Startup Successful – Maintains Controlled Steady-State

(Bion Environmental Technologies)  Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB: BNET), a leader in advanced livestock waste treatment technology and premium sustainable beef, announced the Ammonia Recovery System at its Fair Oaks commercial scale demonstration facility has achieved and maintained controlled steady-state

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Systems Development and Integration – Emerging and Supporting Technologies

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) SDI directly supports BETO’s strategic goal to decarbonize the transportation sector through R,D, &D to produce cost-effective, sustainable aviation and other strategic fuels – By 2030, SDI aims to support scale-up of multiple biofuel production pathways

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Systems Development and Integration – Scale-Up Portfolio

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) SDI directly supports BETO’s strategic goal to decarbonize the transportation sector through R,D, &D to produce cost-effective, sustainable aviation and other strategic fuels – By 2030, SDI aims to support scale-up of multiple biofuel production pathways

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the BETO Program for Systems Development and Integration

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Technology is great — but energy is made by systems that integrate technology at scale. So, a critical part of the DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office is its Systems development and integration programs. Who’s on the team,

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GranBio Invests in the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

By Andréia Vital (JornalCana (Google Translation)) Total value for this project will be US$ 220 million -- GranBio seeks to promote the use of energy cane for the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Brazil.   During participation in a webinar held by Unicamp , last week, Bernardo Gradin , CEO of the

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CATAGEN Receives £4.9m from UK Government for Biohydrogen Reactor Project

(Bioenergy Insight) CATAGEN, the net zero innovation company, has been awarded a record £4.9 million (€5.7 million) in funding by the UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) to develop its novel ClimaHtech BIOHGEN Biohydrogen Reactor in Belfast, Northern

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Launch of Demonstration Experiment for CO2 Capture from Waste-to-Energy Plant Flue Gas for Use in Methanation

(Mitsubishi Heavy Industries) Joint Project by the City of Yokohama, Tokyo Gas, and MHI Group to Establish a CCU Chain Based on Regional Cooperation -- The City of Yokohama and Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Gas), together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

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Enerkem and Technip Energies Join Forces on Waste-to-Biofuels and Circular Chemicals Technology Deployment

(Enerkem/PR Newswire) Enerkem Inc. and Technip Energies have signed a memorandum of understanding to enter into a Collaboration Agreement aimed at accelerating the deployment of Enerkem's technology platform for biofuels and circular chemical products from non-recyclable waste materials. Enerkem’s Edmonton commercial-scale demonstration

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U of A Spinoff Company Teaming up with Edmonton International Airport to Develop Biojet Facility

 by Bev Betkowski (University of Alberta) Researcher’s innovative biowaste-to-fuel technology takes another step toward industrial-scale application. Forge Hydrocarbons, a University of Alberta spinoff company producing renewable fuels and chemicals, is collaborating with Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to work towards a new biojet fuel production

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UAE Bio-Energy Research Project to Enter Demonstration Phase in 2024

by Sowmya Sundar (Zawya Projects) The project aims to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Salicornia plants --  A bio-energy research project in the UAE, which aims to make biofuels from Salicornia plants, is expected to enter the demonstration phase by 2024,

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide Axens Technologies

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Axens offers today the largest portfolio to do so; providing efficient, reliable and flexible technologies to convert biomass into high quality and low-carbon alternative products for the transportation sector as well as the chemical industry.. Axens

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Twelve and Etihad Airways Partner to Advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel Made from CO2 and Renewable Energy

(Twelve/Business Wire) The companies will work toward a demonstration flight and to provide E-Jet® fuel, Twelve's low carbon aviation fuel, to support Etihad’s sustainability strategy  -- Carbon transformation company Twelve and Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates,

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to GTI Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) GTI Energy is an organization dedicated to advancing the economy-wide transformation needed to deeply decarbonize energy systems while supplying the energy needed to support rising standards of living and economic growth worldwide. CEO Paula Gant

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VÅR Ventures and Maersk Growth Announce Their Investment into Danish Biofuel Company Kvasir Technologies to Accelerate the Path away from Fossil Fuel Dependency

(Kvasir Technologies) Kvasir Technologies, a Danish technology company developing a proprietary, cutting-edge process to produce carbon-neutral biofuel from non-edible biowaste material, has raised an investment round of EUR 2.15 million from lead investor VÅR Ventures with participation from Maersk Growth.

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Mandatory Blended Jet Fuel Likely by '25

by Anu Sharma (Mint)  The government is considering issuing a directive mandating airlines to use blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025. “We have put together an advisory saying we will look at 1% blending of sustainable aviation fuel by 2025,

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ZeroAvia, Shell, RHIA and Rotterdam The Hague Airport Advance Plans for Hydrogen-Electric Flights by 2025

(ZeroAvia) Zero-emission innovator, a global energy company, and Netherlands’ second city airport target green flights and decarbonising airport operations using hydrogen  ZeroAvia, the leader in developing zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation, today announced signing a collaboration agreement with Shell, Rotterdam The

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Statement: Establishing a More Durable Path forward for Alder Fuels

(Alder Fuels/Biofuels Digest) ...  Building on our recent announcements regarding the appointment of Tim Obitts as Acting CEO of Alder Fuels and award selection by the Department of Energy (DOE), we wish to provide an updated statement regarding the company. First, Alder

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $118 Million to Accelerate Domestic Biofuel Production

(U.S. Department of Energy) 17 Projects Will Boost Production of Biofuels for Consumer and Freight Transportation in America, Support President Biden’s Decarbonization and Climate Agenda -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $118 million in funding for 17 projects

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant to Start Production in 2024 in Denmark

(Kosan Gas) The plans to commence production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is well underway in Denmark. Aalborg Airport, Kosan Gas (UGI) and European Energy are working together to establish a pilot plant that will start producing SAF from 2024. A

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TATA Projects, CSIR-IIP Ink MoU for Clean Energy Solutions

(TATA Projects Limited/Business Wire) TATA Projects Limited, one of India's fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies yesterday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR – IIP)

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Consortium Formed for Developing New Process Technology to Produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(OMV Group) Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) in Germany announces funding of EUR 3.1 mn for Methanol-to-SAF (M2SAF) development project; BASF, Thyssenkrupp, OMV, DLR and ASG join M2SAF consortium  The strong growth of the aviation industry requires solutions to

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The Bioeconomy Is Hiring

by Craig Bettenhausen (Chemical & Engineering News) Industry sees a shortage of qualified people as a hurdle they must overcome -- he Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition, a bioeconomy industry group, held its second annual Global Biobased Economy Conference this

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OMV and Wood Sign MoU for Commercial Licensing of ReOil® Technology

(OMV Group) OMV, the international, integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, and Wood, a global leader in consulting and engineering solutions in energy and materials markets, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a mutually exclusive

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Reducing Emissions in the Supply Chain and Diversifying the Feedstocks of the Future

(LanzaTech/Globe Newswire) LanzaTech provides an update on new demonstration facility to accelerate decarbonization efforts -- Competing in a low carbon economy is driving the public and private sectors to invest in technologies that will support the energy transition. LanzaTech has partnered

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Southeast Asia’s First Helicopter Flight Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel Takes off from Seletar Airport in Singapore

(Neste) Today (September 26, 2022), Bell’s next generation five seater helicopter, the Bell 505, fueled with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ (SAF) took off at Seletar Airport in Singapore for a demonstration flight. This is the first ever helicopter flight fueled

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SoCalGas Constructing Hydrogen Fueling System for Transit Agency

by Ariana Fine (NGT News) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has begun construction of an advanced hydrogen generation system at SunLine Transit Agency in Thousand Palms, Calif. The project, called H2 SilverSTARS, will produce hydrogen from renewable natural gas (RNG) and help

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Biden-Harris Administration Launches $2.6 Billion Funding Programs to Slash Carbon Emissions

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Two Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Programs Will Decarbonize Power Generation and Heavy Industries, Create Regional Transport Networks for Captured CO2 Emissions   -- The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today issued Notices of Intent to

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ABSL Receives Award from Direct Air Capture and Greenhouse Gas Removal Innovation Programme

(Advanced Biofuel Solutions) Advanced Biofuel Solutions Ltd (ABSL) has been awarded a £4.8m grant from the Direct Air Capture and Greenhouse Gas Removal Innovation Programme, Phase 2 of the competition launched by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) which

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Hot Hydrofaction: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Steeper Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Steeper Energy’s President, Perry Toms, shared this illuminating slide guide at ABLC on how hydrofaction – a proven thermochemical is advancing biofuels commercial acceptance. From milestones to commercialization partners, get all the details on how

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Plasma Blue: Making Cents

by Seg Niebuhr (Plasma Blue/Biobased Diesel Daily)  ... But when a biodiesel production plant saves 1 cent per gallon on 35 million gallons, it can quickly change the plant’s long-term viability. Now imagine: What if they could save up to 15

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SoCalGas Wins $750,000 CEC Grant to Fuel Hydrogen Research

(Southern California Gas/Biomass Magazine) The California Energy Commission has awarded SoCalGas a $750,000 grant to pursue development of a novel hydrogen production system using biogas to create affordable, scalable, renewable hydrogen. The project will build upon innovations in modular hydrogen production

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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

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New Method Could Potentially Produce Hydrogen from Biogas for $2/kg

(Bioenergy Insight) California-based Kore has developed a new way to produce hydrogen from biogas. It claims the new method could potentially provide hydrogen for less than $2 per kg. “We produce biogas and biochar from biogenic feedstocks and the resulting biogas contains

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DAB.bio’s Turbocharged Fermenter Reduces Biomanufacturing Costs by 50%

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... In today’s Digest, a look at the DAB.bio fermenter and why it’s different, how they successfully completed four out of four runs with butanol, a terpene compound, and a rose-smelling alcohol, how this can

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Competitive Edge: USA BioEnergy and Texas Renewable Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) 12 advanced biorefineries specializing in the conversion of sustainably sourced wood waste into sustainable aviation fuel and naphtha are what USA BioEnergy is working on right now. Carbon capture tech is involved too. What’s the tech

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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

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SCALE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

Lots of research into biomass conversion technologies is still at BENCH SCALE or PILOT SCALE. They seek investors to finance their SCALE-up.  LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/scale-up/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter

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Advanced Biofuels from Pyrolysis: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to BTG Bioliquids

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  BTG Bioliquids develops fast pyrolysis technology and FPBO applications as well as the commercialization of such technology and production of fast pyrolysis bio-oil. The BTG team gave this illuminating overview of their fast pyrolysis technology and commercial

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1/10th Scale “Waste to Ethanol” Demonstration Plant Completed in Kuji City

(Sekisui)  Aiming to Build a New Social System for Resource Recycling  -- SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., Ltd. (President and Representative Director, Keita Kato; hereinafter, “SEKISUI CHEMICAL”), INCJ, Ltd. ( President and COO, Mikihide Katsumata; hereinafter “INCJ”), and SEKISUI BIO REFINERY CO., Ltd.

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5 Steps to Low Carbon Profitability: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to ABB

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) This is one ABLC slide guide you don’t want to miss! ABB’s John Oyen shares what ABB Energy Industries is all about, highlights 5 ways developers/producers can improve profitability, how Ballard and ABB work on

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MHIENG and MHIEC to Commence Demonstration Testing of Separation, Capture and Effective Use of CO2 from Waste-to-Energy Plant -- Collaboration with City of Yokohama and Tokyo Gas --

(Mitsubishi Heavy Industries)  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC) – two group companies of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), both based in Yokohama – are poised to commence demonstration testing

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Competitive Edge: AlgEternal Technologies, LLC

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)... The world desperately needs an alternative to fossil hydrocarbons. AlgEternal (www.algeternal.com) solves this problem by growing microalgae at scale faster, more reliably, cleaner and at a lower cost for use as alternative feedstock in multiple

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Steel Mill Gases as Raw Material for Green Methanol

(Fraunhofer UMSICHT) Methanol is one of the world's most important compounds and is used, among other things, as a basic chemical or fuel. Its production is still mainly based on fossil raw materials such as natural gas or coal. In

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50 Hottest Projects in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) On Day 2 of ABLC in Washington, DC, The Digest announced the 50 Hottest Projects in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2022. This year, the focus was on advanced bioeconomy manufacturing sites, completed or in development, at pilot,

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Hot Hydrofaction: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Steeper Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Converting low-value biomass to bio-crude oil upgradable to advanced biofuels and chemicals at existing refineries via hydrofaction is hot. Find out how Steeper Energy is using hydrofaction for advanced biofuels in cost-effective ways and at

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Anellotech and Trecora Resources Subsdidary South Hampton Resources Renew Site Host and Services Agreement for Process Development Pilot Plant

(Annellotech)  Anellotech and South Hampton Resources, Inc. (SHR), a subsidiary of Trecora Resources, (NYSE: TREC), announced today the renewal of their agreement for SHR to serve as site host and provide operations services for Anellotech’s TCat-8TM process development pilot plant, which is

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United Arab Emirates: TotalEnergies Joins Masdar and Siemens Energy in Initiative to Drive Green Hydrogen Development and Produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(TotalEnergies)  TotalEnergies, Masdar and Siemens Energy sign collaboration agreement at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022 to act as co-developers on green hydrogen project; Project aims to establish demonstrator plant at Masdar City for green hydrogen production to convert carbon dioxide

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Carbios Accelerates Its Industrial Development

(Carbios) This industrial scale-up is supported by the excellent results obtained at the demonstration plant, which launched in September 2021; Two world-class PET producers have been shortlisted to host the reference unit operating Carbios’ technology and the final choice of

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Commercializing Lignin to Chemicals: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to MetGen

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The fractionation of lignin – How MetGen does it, their process compared to others, collaboration partners, their commercial demo, their commercialization pathway to biobased materials, and more.  READ MORE UD researchers report low-pressure method to convert

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UK Offers Phase 2 Funds for Biomass Feedstock Innovation Program

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) The U.K. government on Dec. 20 announced its now accepting applications for phase two funding under the Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Program. Entities that received phase one funding are eligible to apply. According to the U.K. government, new

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New Request for Information on Renewable Fuel Scale-Up and Demonstration Released by DOE DEADLINE: January 31, 2022

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a new Request for Information (RFI) on the scale-up and demonstration of renewable fuels. The RFI, titled “Overcoming Barriers to Renewable Fuel Scale-Up and Demonstration,” seeks input from biofuels

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State Aid: Commission Approves Finnish Investment Aid to NordFuel and Veolia for the Construction of Advanced Biofuels Plants in Finland

(European Commission) The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, two support measures for the construction of advanced biofuels plants in Finland. More specifically, the Commission has approved the following 2 investment aid measures notified by Finland: (i) €24.5

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It’s All a Bunch of Garbage! You Mean, Valuable Fuel: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Cielo Waste Solutions

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  What’s new with Cielo’s Aldersyde demonstration facility? How about the latest progress on the R&D facility in Fort Saskatchewan? What are Cielo’s plans for moving to commercialization and revenue generation? Find out the latest

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Celebrate United Airlines’ First Passenger Flight Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(U.S. Department of Energy) The first United Airlines passenger flight to fly using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will depart today from Chicago O’Hare International Airport at 1 p.m. ET and will arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport at 4

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Woodland Biofuels Exploring Alternative Products for Sarnia Site

by Paul Morden (St. Thomas Times Journal)  As the world moves to a lower-carbon future, Woodland Biofuels is taking a second look at what it wants to make at a biochemical plant it’s planning for Sarnia.  -- As the world

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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,

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DOE to Issue Additional FOA to Support Scale-up of Biorefineries

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced its intent to issue a second funding opportunity to support the scale-up of biofuel and bioproduct biorefineries. The DOE issued an initial

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New Notice of Intent for the Scale-Up of Biofuel and Bioproduct Refineries Award

(U. S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has announced its intent to issue a second Scale-Up Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This FOA, funded by the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), will

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Deere Invests in Ethanol Diesel Engine: ClearFlame Secures $17 Million to Commercialize Ethanol Diesel Engine Tech

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)   Count John Deere among the companies investing in a startup company developing a heavy-duty truck engine able to run on straight ethanol. ClearFlame Engine Technologies announced Thursday it had secured another $17 million in funding

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Global Bioenergies Makes Breakthrough on the Road toward Biojet Fuel

(Global Bioenergies/Globe Newswire) Global Bioenergies has made major advances in its process for converting plant-based feedstocks into isobutene. The resulting improved performance will speed up penetration of the cosmetics market over the next few years and allows to target production costs that would make this process the world

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Companies Start Engineering for Canadian Facility to Produce Fuel from Air

by Ariana Fine (NGT News) Huron Clean Energy, The Upper Nicola Band, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Carbon Engineering (CE) have begun preliminary engineering and design on a large-scale commercial facility in British Columbia that will produce transportation fuel out of atmospheric carbon dioxide. The proposed facility

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Maersk Invests in Vertoro to Develop Green Lignin Marine Fuels

(Maersk) Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of A.P. Moller - Maersk, invests in Vertoro – a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel. --  Maersk’s investment will be used to

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ExxonMobil to Build Its First Large-Scale Plastic Waste Advanced Recycling Facility

()ExxonMobil/Business Wire) Advanced recycling operation in Baytown, Texas will be among the largest in North America; Commercial volumes of certified circular polymers available by year-end 2021; Plans underway for up to 500,000 metric tons annually of advanced recycling capacity to

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Competitive Edge: Applied Biorefinery Sciences’ HWE Biomass Tech and Ethanol

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... In today’s Digest, find out how ABS is studying HWE (hot water extraction) for producing cellulosic ethanol, their development stage right now, HWE’s advantages over other cellulosic ethanol / biorefining technologies in five areas,

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Ethanol, Biogas, Renewable Chemicals: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Dr. Pramod Kumbhar, President and CTO of Praj shared this illuminating slide guide on their Bio-Prism renewable chemicals and materials, Bio-Mobility products, Praj’s 2G tech for agri residue to ethanol, Praj-Sekab tech for forest residue

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Dig Their Big Rig: Licella Commissions World’s Largest Operating Hydrothermal Liquefaction Facility

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Licella commissions world’s largest operating hydrothermal liquefaction facility  --  In Australia, Licella has completed initial commissioning of its upgraded Cat-HTR commercial-demonstration plant. The Commercial Stage 1 facility is co-owned with Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (Canfor), a

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Giving up on Climate Change? EU Says No Way – Invests $140M in Decarbonizing Projects

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... The good news is for the first time since the creation of the Innovation Fund, the EU’s latest investment of €118 million (about $140 million) into 32 small innovative projects located in 14 EU Member

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New Energy Freedom Refinery to Produce Carbon-Negative Fuel from America's Ag Wastes

(New Energy Blue/PR Newswire) New Energy Blue announced its planned construction in Iowa of a biomass refinery designed to produce renewable carbon-negative automotive fuel, which replaces gasoline. "Our Iowa project can keep one million tons of CO2 out of the atmosphere every

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Green Fuels Wins Grant for Fish Waste-to-Power Generation Project in Vietnam

(Green Fuels/Biobased Diesel Daily) Green Fuels Research, in partnership with the School of Chemical Engineering, Hà Nội University of Science and Technology, has been awarded grant funding by Innovate U.K., the U.K.’s innovation agency, under Energy Catalyst 8 to conduct

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Avoiding the Coming Apocalypse: NREL’s Vision for Strategic Piloting and Enabling the Deployment of Bioenergy Technologies

by David J. Robichaud, Robert M. Baldwin, and Thomas D. Foust (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  ...  Developing technologies are moving well beyond the traditional gasification/pyrolysis and biochemical pathways to include electrons to molecules, catalytic upgrading, electrolytic carbon capture and utilization,

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Competitive Edge: Can Sweet Gazoil’s Surface Flash Cracking Technology Help Solve Plastics Pollution?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Sweet Gazoil was founded to solve water pollution from waste and used oil. EPA states that 60% of water pollution in the USA comes from waste oil and that 1 gallon of used oil can

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Praj’s Technology Breakthrough for Producing “Bio-bitumen”

(Praj) Praj Industries India’s most accomplished industrial biotech company has achieved yet another milestone by developing innovative technology to produce Bio-bitumen based on lignin. The Netherlands-based Circular Biobased Delta, one of Europe’s premier consortia to promote bioeconomy, has approved Praj’s Bio-bitumen

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Carbon Clean, BayoTech to Develop Hydrogen, CO2 Capture Solutions

(Bioenergy Insight)  Carbon Clean has joined forces with BayoTech to develop on-site hydrogen with carbon capture solutions. Carbon Clean, a leader in cost-effective CO2 capture and separation technology, signed a memorandum of understanding with BayoTech, to explore commercial opportunities targeted at

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Total Cray Valley and Gevo to Further Scale Up Development of Renewable Isoamylene from Fusel Oil

(Gevo) Total Cray Valley and Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) announced today the successful completion of phase 1 of their Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to upgrade fusel oils into renewable isoamylene. The companies are now seeking to advance to Phase 2 of

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $61 Million for Biofuels Research to Reduce Transportation Emissions DEADLINE: April 30, 2021

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $61 million for technologies and processes that produce low-cost, low-carbon biofuels. Biofuels are made up of renewable resources and can power heavy-duty vehicles that are difficult to electrify with

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Algae Oil, Lignin, Plastics, Waste: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Conventional Fuels from Unconventional Sources

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Southwest Research Institute’sEloy Flores, Assistant Director R&D in Chemical Engineering, shared this illuminating slide guide on SwRI’s work with alternative fuels technology and all steps from idea/concept, engine testing to pilot plant, scale up and

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Waste-to-Hydrogen Tokyo Facility Ready to Rock – Is 2021 the Year of Hydrogen?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) News comes from the Land of the Rising Sun that a first-of-its-kind Tokyo facility will convert sewage sludge into renewable hydrogen fuel is now complete. Ways2H Inc. and its shareholder and technical partner Japan Blue

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Byogy Commissions Sustainable Low Carbon Jet Fuel Plant in Japan Advancing 'Alcohol to Jet' to Zero Carbon

(Biogy/PR Newswire) Byogy Renewables Inc., the original architect of the "Alcohol to Jet" (ATJ) process for the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), has built, and is now commissioning, one of the world's largest ATJ demonstration facilities converting cellulosic bioethanol into

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Building up from Lab to Demo Scale: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Zeton

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Canadian-based Zeton is now the largest designer and builder of pilot plants in the world. Find out what ethanol, biomass gasification, food, pharma and other plants they have worked on from their six fabrication bays

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European Collaboration Projects Plan a Circular Route to Producing Synthetic Aviation Fuels

(GreenAir Online) A recent high-level conference hosted by the Dutch government focused on the potential of synthetic aviation fuels, also called power-to-liquid (PtL) or e-fuels, to significantly lower the aviation sector’s carbon footprint (see article). The Minister of Infrastructure and Water

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How to Utilise CO2? The Nominees for the Innovation Award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2021” Have the Answers!

(nova-Institute) Carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) is one of the most obvious solutions to further reduce CO2 emissions, but it is yet still hardly exploited. However, these six nominated technologies turn CO2 into value: ethanol, methanol, polyols, surfactants or syngas – the

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Going beyond the utilization of difficult to process solid waste feedstocks to produce advanced, sustainable biofuels, Velocys is also now using carbon capture usage and storage of CO2 at their plants that will enable net

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Renewable DME: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Taking trash to treasure to a new level, renewable Dimethyl Ethercan be made from animal manure, food and agriculture waste, landfill gas and wood. Oberon Fuels’ President, Rebecca Boudreaux, PhD shared this illuminating slide guide

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Sempra Utilities Pitch Demonstration Program as First Step to California Hydrogen Injection Standard

by Kavya Balaraman (Utility Dive) - Sempra Energy subsidiaries Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) plan to launch California's first hydrogen blending demonstration program as a first step toward creating a hydrogen injection standard for

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“The Time Is Right Now”, Sekab Announce Green Tech Investment Plans, Including a Production Plant for Chemicals and Biofuels.

by Luke Upton (BioMarket Insights) Bold news this week from Sekab, the Swedish chemical and cleantech company, who are responding to increasing demand for green chemicals and a growing focus on the impact on climate change by  a major green tech

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Local Oil, Biofuel Companies File for Bankruptcy

by Jessica Corso (San Antonio Business Journal) Two San Antonio area companies in the biofuels and oil industries have filed for bankruptcy over the past week. On Oct. 13, Castroville-based Finger Oil & Gas Inc. submitted its bankruptcy petition in a San

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LIFE NIMBUS: Circular Economy and Renewable-Fueled Buses in Barcelona

(Cetaqua)  Cetaqua has launched LIFE NIMBUS, a project that improves the circular economy between the city and the wastewater treatment plants through the implementation of a new sustainable model: the ecofactory, a concept that turns the traditional treatment plant into a

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Commercial Status of Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction Technologies

(EIA Bioenergy) Direct thermochemical liquefaction (DTL) of biomass is an important pathway to bioenergy and biochemical production in the circular economy. The aim of this report is to highlight how DTL technologies currently have a role to play in mobilising

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Nova Pangaea Set for Expansion Following Latest Funding Round

(Nova Pangaea) Nova Pangaea Technologies, the UK company which sustainably converts biomass into valuable feedstocks for biofuels, biochemicals and biopolymers, has raised a further £900,000 from investors following successful trials of its technology. The latest funding has come from NPIF – Mercia

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Waste Industry Biogas to Diesel Fuel: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to T2C-Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... A new project is focused on optimizing this new TRIFTS technology at a relevant engineering scale capable of utilizing both the CO2 and CH4 portions of biogas and incorporating them into the hydrocarbon backbone

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Cutting-Edge Biofuel Demonstrator Plant Depends on Proven Wood-Processing Technology

(Bruks Siwertell) Norway exemplifies a green-shift; turning around its oil-powered economy to pioneering the adoption of a renewable energy movement that sees around 98 percent of its energy mix derived from renewables, mostly hydropower. However, it is still wise to diversify.  Enter

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Indian Lab Develops Technology to Convert Used Cooking Oil Into Biodiesel and Glycerine

Nair N.B. (Sputnik) India has been exploring alternatives to fossil fuels and trying to reduce its dependence on oil imports. One of the options being explored by the country is biofuel, made from various raw materials like waste plastics, used cooking

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Frontiers in the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj’s Bio-Mobility, 2G Ethanol & Renewable Chem

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC Digital in July, Pramod Kumbhar, President and CTO at Praj Matrix’s R&D Center shared this illuminating slide guide on their Bio-Mobility platform, enfinity – Praj’s 2G ethanol technology, their latest work in marine

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Australian Demonstration Project Will Convert Biogas to Hydrogen

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) Australia-based Hazer Group on July 31 announced its board has made a final investment decision to proceed with the development of a commercial demonstration plant (CDP) that will convert biogas to hydrogen and graphite. Hazer said the

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Converting Mixed Plastics into Valuable Chemicals: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Anellotech’s Renewable Chemicals

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC Digital, Anellotech shared their vision of converting large volumes of mixed waste plastics directly into valuable chemicals using their Plas-TCat technology and they talked about progress with the new joint venture company with 12

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Air Transat Inks Agreement to Purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Canadian Power-to-Liquid Start-up

(GreenAir Online)  Leisure carrier Air Transat has signed an offtake agreement, claimed to be the first in Canada, to purchase a significant portion of synthetic jet fuel from future production by the SAF+ Consortium. The power-to-liquid (PtL) fuel will be derived

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Axens’ Futurol Cellulosic Ethanol Tech: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Overcoming Cellulosic Ethanol Challenges

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Axens has a range of renewable biofuels and biochemicals from renewable diesel and biojet fuel to cellulosic ethanol, ethylene, butadiene, and aromatics. But there have been challenges in the past with cellulosic ethanol that Axens has

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Top Renewable Diesel Projects and Pathways: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Diesel Now

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) If you missed last week’s DigestConnect webinar, have no fear, the full deck is here! From 11 pathways on who’s doing what, how and with what, 21 projects and who’s running them and where, 13

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EIB to Provide Advisory Support to Three ‘First-of-a-Kind’ Climate Action Projects

by Liz Gyekye (BioMarket Insights) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed three agreements with leading European innovators to collaborate on the development and potential financing of new projects that address climate change. Under a partnership with the European Commission delivered through

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Euglena Starts up Integrated Biofuels Isoconversion Unit in Japan

(Fuels and Lubes Daily) Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) and Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) announced the successful startup of Euglena Co., Ltd.’s integrated Biofuels Isoconversion unit in Yokohama, Japan. CLG is a joint venture between Chevron and Lummus Technology. The 5 barrel per day

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FlexJET Awarded the KETBio Most Innovative EU Biotech Project Award

(University of Birmingham) The Birmingham Energy Institute is delighted to announce that their Horizon 2020 project, FlexJET has won the KETBio award for the most innovative project in Europe. The FlexJET project converts waste biomass into sustainable jet fuel through the process

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Save the Rainforests, Use Degraded Land AND Produce Fuel and Food? Soleá Looks at How Macaúba Could Solve Many Problems

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... Macaúba is known for its high productivity and adaptability to the most adverse climate conditions and even better, the fruit’s shell, pulp, endocarp, and almond can be converted into a range of food

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Vale Male: Big Changes at the BioEnergy Technologies Office

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... If you’ve noticed that DOE is taking on a much more fundamental bit of science than we’ve seen in the past decade — a move away from catalyzing demonstrations and scale-up and towards more fundamental

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From Concept to Commercial Operation: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to How to Successfully Commercialize Novel Proteins

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “There is no substitute for a fully integrated pilot process,” said Mark Warner in this illuminating presentation on how to get from concept to commercialization for novel proteins. But what are the economic implications of

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Sekab and Vertoro to Build Large-Scale Demonstration Plant to Produce a New Platform for Sustainable Fuels, Chemicals, and Materials

(Sekab) A new demo plant in Örnsköldsvik will be the first in the world to produce a 2G platform for sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials, coined GOLDILOCKS®, from pulp and paper industry residues. The plant will be built by the Swedish

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3 Reasons to Scale-Up and How: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Scale-Up of Industrial Fermentation Processes

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) There are 3 big reasons to scale-up a process but how exactly do you go about doing it? What should you do to prepare for scale-up? How do you successfully scale-up a fermentation process? H. Brett Schreyer

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BLM Issues Notice on Tribal Biomass Demonstration Projects

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management published a notice of availability on Jan. 15 establishing eligibility and selection criteria for biomass demonstration project proposals submitted for BLM-managed lands as authorized by the Indian

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Tribal and Alaska Native Biomass Demonstration Projects; Eligibility Criteria

(Federal Register/Land Management Bureau)  The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is establishing eligibility and selection criteria for Tribal Biomass Demonstration Project and Alaska Native Biomass Demonstration Project proposals submitted for BLM-managed lands, as authorized by the Indian Tribal Energy Development

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Sasol Willing to Consider Using ‘Green Hydrogen’ to Produce Lower-Carbon Fuels

by Terence Craemer (Craemer Media's Engineering News) South African energy and chemicals group Sasol, which is under increasing pressure to lower its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, has indicated a willingness to participate in demonstration projects aimed at deploying its Fischer-Tropsch assets in combination with

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Lessons Learning on the Road to Commercialization: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Ensyn’s Demo to Commercial Path

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) We all know going from demo to commercial isn’t easy. Ensyn, a company that produces biocrude from forest and agricultural residues using its proprietary thermal technology and focuses on low carbon fuels and chemicals, knows all

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Thermochemical Technology to Turn Trash to Treasure: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Enerkem’s Waste to Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Taking non-reyclable waste to sustainable chemicals and biofuels is Enerkem’s world. Current products from ‘trash’ include syngas, methanol and ethanol with alternative pathways currently under development. Andrea Redford, Chief Business Development Officer from Enerkem gave this

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Biofuels Production and Consumption in Denmark: Status, Advances and Challenges

by Sune Tjalfe Thomsen and Henning Jørgensen (IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Newsletter)  1. Status of transportation biofuel industry in Denmark -- In Denmark, a considerable part of the total energy demand is derived from renewable sources. In 2017, 26% of

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Commercializing Conventional and Advanced Transport Biofuels from Biomass and Other Renewable Feedstocks; Focus on Sweden

by Mahmood Ebadian, Jim McMillan and Jack Saddler  (IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Newsletter)  ...  Task 39’s main focus remains on drop-in biofuels for heavy duty transport, i.e., transport sectors where substantial electrification isn’t foreseen in the near-to-mid-term. It is recognized

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Work Begins on Adelaide Green Hydrogen Plant

by Andrew Spece  (The Lead)  Construction has begun on a pioneering hydrogen production facility in Adelaide, which will play a major role in South Australia’s bid to become a global leader in certified green hydrogen. The AU$11.4 million HyP SA facility

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Bombardier Reinforces Commitment to Environment and Receives First Shipment of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Montreal

(Bombardier)  Aviation  -- -Avfuel Corporation supplied inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be deployed to Bombardier customers upon aircraft delivery;  -Shipment represents another step in Bombardier’s commitment to secure long-term SAF supply, a key pillar of working toward

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LanzaTech Moves Forward on Sustainable Aviation Scale Up in the USA and Japan

(LanzaTech) Carbon recycling pioneer, LanzaTech, continues to make strides in scaling up its alcohol to jet (ATJ) platform. Commercialization of the ATJ process has been years in the making, starting with the partnership between LanzaTech and the U.S Energy Department’s Pacific

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Just Announced at ABLCNEXT 2019: Energy Department Announces $14M Investment in Demonstration-Scale Integrated Biorefineries

(Department of Energy)Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Selection for EERE Project Development for Pilot and Demonstration Scale Manufacturing of Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower --  Today, the Energy Department announced a $14 million investment in demonstration-scale integrated biorefineries. This investment, a continuation of

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Major Upgrade to the Internal Combustion Engine- 60 MPG -- Emissions Reduced by 50%

(Darlema Corp./PR Newswire) Startup company, Darlema Corp unveils new automobile engine called the CWPSC (Combustion with Pre-Stage Compression) that doubles gas mileage and reduces carbon emissions by 50%. This new spark ignition engine achieves efficiency rating of 53-57% at the vehicle

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Air Liquide Partners with ArcelorMittal in Pilot Project to Capture and Recycle Carbon

(Air Liquide) Air Liquide is partnering with ArcelorMittal in the first industrial scale demonstration plant to capture carbon gas from the steelmaking process and recycle it into chemicals, specifically advanced bioethanol*. In this project, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will provide a

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Velocys Wins $0.5 Million Order in Japan for Fischer-Tropsch Technology

(Biofuels International) Velocys has secured a purchase order and technical service agreements with Toyo Engineering (Toyo) for its biomass-to-jet fuel technology in a demonstration facility in Japan. The company has also secured an advanced deposit for the use of the

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Bio-Sourced Materials: A New Milestone!

(Michelin)  The BioButterfly project launched by Michelin in 2012 has just achieved another milestone: the construction of France's first industrial demonstrator capable of producing butadiene from ethanol. The goal is to replace the oil-based raw materials used in the company's

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Bost Tours National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center

(Advantage News) The National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at SIUE Executive Director John Caupert hosted U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Illinois) in late August as part of a congressional visit and to participate in a student research project. Bost toured the NCERC’s demonstration plant

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Canada Investing in First-in-Canada Forest Industry Technologies in Sarnia

(Government of Canada)  Canada’s forest sector remains a vital source of wealth for Canadians, providing economic, social and environmental benefits. By investing in Canada’s forest sector, the Government of Canada is growing the economy while protecting our environment. Kate Young, Parliamentary

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Vegan Renewable Diesel, Futurol Tech: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Axens’ Fuel Feedstocks

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Axens Solutions is covering the entire project development cycle and working on things like BioTfuel and Vegan which are renewable diesel and jet fuels, Futurol, a cellulosic ethanol using biomass enzymatic fermentation, Atol made from

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Range of Possibilities: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Bioenergies’ Bio-Isobutene

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Global Bioenergies produces isobutene from sugars with a commercial plant in preparation. Their technology can transform isobutene into isooctane, ETBE, C12/C16 hydrocarbons and more, which makes it relevant for a wide range of markets including specialty

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Velocys Scores Nearly £10 Million in Investment for Aviation Biofuel

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In the UK, Velocys announced that it has raised £7 million in a private placing, selling shares at 3 pence each, complementing commitments received by the company from the Altalto Imminghamwaste-to-sustainable-fuels project’s strategic partners, British Airways

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Carbon-Negative Fuels Come Clearer, Closer with Oberon’s Leap to Demo Scale

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  From California comes news that Oberon Fuels has been officially awarded a grant for $2,876,139 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), with what

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Who’s Down with TCP: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Synpet Technologies

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Synpet Technologiesuses Thermal Conversion Process (TCP), a patented non-combustion technology which breaks down all organic materials by using heat, pressure and water to produce renewable diesel oil and other valuable co-products from waste. So let’s get

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California Project to Test Renewable Dimethyl Ether as Transportation Fuel

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News)  Oberon Fuels, a California-based producer of dimethyl ether (DME), has been awarded a $2.88 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a multi-phase project to produce renewable DME as a low-carbon transportation fuel in

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ANA and LanzaTech Sign Offtake Agreement for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  In the land of the rising sun, things are looking a whole lot brighter for All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, and for LanzaTech and their sustainable aviation fuel. ANA and LanzaTech signed an

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