Biobased Chemical

April 24, 2015

Battelle team passes important DOE pyrolysis milestone

BY Battelle Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsBattelle recently succeeded at the U.S. Department of Energy challenge of making commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis. Scientists and engineers at Battelle demonstrated the durability of a continuous hydrotreatment process. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Engineered softwood could transform pulp, biofuel industries

BY University of Wisconsin-Madison Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsScientists have demonstrated the potential for softwoods to process more easily into pulp and paper if engineered to incorporate a key feature of hardwoods. The findings could improve the economics of the pulp, paper and biofuels industries. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Oregon bill creates exemptions for some biomass carbon emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Oregon Senate has passed legislation that declares biomass as carbon neutral under some circumstances. It conditionally exempts carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion or decomposition of biomass from regulation under certain pollution laws. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

USDA partners with farmers, ranchers to address climate change

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn a speech April 23 at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

ZeaChem to provide services to third parties at Boardman plant

BY ZeaChem Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsZeaChem has announce the launch of the ZeaChem Technology Institute & Processing Services in Boardman, Oregon. The institute will enable third parties to scale their efforts in a ]cost effective manner on a accelerated timetable. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Biome launches biobased chemicals research

BY Biome Bioplastics Found In:ChemicalsU.K. bioplastic manufacturer, Biome Bioplastics, has begun a major $4.5 million, three-year development program to progress successful biobased chemicals research through to industrial scale production. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

BETO-funded team honored by the American Chemical Society

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:ChemicalsTwo Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists were part of a team honored at the 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition on March 25. The team was recognized for producing propylene glycol from renewable sources. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Algae.Tec signs collaboration agreement with Larimar Energy

BY Algae.Tec Ltd. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAlgae.Tec has announced the execution of a collaboration agreement for the commercialization of its algae production technology with Larimar Energy SRL of the Dominican Republic for the production of biofuels and bioproducts. READ MORE

April 21, 2015

ORNL researchers contribute to bioenergy, sustainability report

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA multinational report on bioenergy and sustainability released in April concludes the sustainable production of bioenergy can be an important tool for addressing climate change. Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers contributed to the report. READ MORE