biomass feedstock News

  • Converting municipal solid waste to biomass feedstock

    CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage provider of cellulosic biomass feedstock derived from municipal solid waste (MSW) for renewable energy and bio-based chemical production, has received a US patent for its process and apparatus for converting MSW into cellulosic biomass feedstock, known collectively as the Biomass Recovery Process. The Biomass Recovery Process is carried out by the angled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Biomass Feedstock Potential and Government Support Mechanisms

    The report covers biomass feedstock types, biomass production volumes, government support mechanisms, biomass feedstock prices and the future biomass production volume potential to 2020 in each of the 12 countries covered:- Russia, the US, China, Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, the UK, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. Features and benefits Type of biomass used and the ...


  • Biorenewable chemicals: a review of technologies and feedstocks

    Growing demand for biorenewable chemicals could lead to conflicts with food production and unwanted environmental impacts. Against this context, this study investigated different types of feedstock and conversion technologies. The authors recommend use of only non-edible feedstock alongside green and carbon neutral conversion technologies, such as algal fermentation. Concerns over dependence on ...

  • Sustainable bioenergy feedstock production systems

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  06/02/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • KBC introduces new alternative fuels and feedstocks service

    KBC Advanced Technology plc (KBC) announces the introduction of an Alternative Fuels and Feedstocks service (AFFS). In response to market demands, KBC now offers an Alternative Fuels and Feedstocks service. Several factors contribute to the quickly growing and complex market for AFFS including the high price of crude oil, challenges of crude supply, pressures to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) ...

  • DuPont and NexSteppe to Collaborate on New Feedstocks for Renewable Industry

    DuPont and NexSteppe have entered into a collaboration to develop advanced feedstocks for biofuels, biopower and biobased products.  The collaboration will focus on the development of new sweet sorghum and high biomass sorghum hybrids which will create additional feedstock options for these rapidly evolving industries.  Under the agreement, DuPont has made an equity investment in ...


  • Sustainable corn production supports advanced biofuel feedstocks

    Researchers worldwide are trying to economically convert cellulosic biomass such as corn stover into 'cellulosic ethanol.' But Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have found that it might be more cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable to use corn stover for generating an energy-rich oil called bio-oil and for making biochar to enrich soils and sequester ...

  • CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Clenergen Announces a Strategic Change in Its Business Model to Become the Worldwide Supplier of Biomass Feedstock Through Licensing Agreements and Joint Ventures

    A correction from source is being issued in respect to the release sent today September 8th, 2011 at 8:40am ET. The complete and corrected version follows. Clenergen Corporation (OTCQB: CRGE)(FRANKFURT: 9CE) announced today that that it has entered into a binding licensing and joint venture agreement with FUTENCO AG after three years of development of commercial projects in multiple strategic ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Develop Advanced Logistics for Bioenergy Feedstocks

    The Energy Department announced today up to $7 million for two projects aimed at developing and demonstrating ways to reduce the cost of delivering bioenergy feedstocks to biorefineries. Examples of bioenergy feedstocks include corn stover, switchgrass, and woody biomass. By investing in this type of research, development, and demonstration, the Energy Department is supporting the production of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Access to Feedstocks Remains a Key Barrier to the Growth of Biopower, According to Pike Research

    As a renewable and ubiquitous resource distributed throughout the world, biopower – the generation of electricity and heat from biomass resources, whether derived from forest resources or waste streams – offers considerable benefits over traditional fossil fuels and, in some cases, emerging clean energy technologies.When combusted in place of ...


  • BETO Project Improves Production of Renewable Chemical from Cellulosic Feedstocks

    Renewable chemical company Genomatica made significant progress toward increasing the range of feedstocks that can be used to commercially produce high-quality bio-based chemicals, in a project funded by the Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). Genomatica improved the biochemical conversion of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The Nature Conservancy and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Explore Responsible Sourcing for Bioenergy Feedstocks

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) launched a pilot project today to help bioenergy companies in the United States support responsible forest management through their procurement of woody biomass. The joint effort reflects the recognition by both organizations that the bioenergy industry provides new market opportunities ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • BETO Seeks Stakeholder Input on Achieving High Yields from Algal Feedstocks

    The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has released a Request for Information (RFI) titled “High Yields through Productivity and Integration Research.” BETO is seeking input from industry, academia, and other stakeholders regarding supply systems and services for the cultivation, logistics, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Honeywell Green Diesel™ to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to license technology to Emerald Biofuels LLC to produce Honeywell Green Diesel™ at a facility in Louisiana. Emerald is expected to use Honeywell's UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology to produce 85 million gallons per year of Honeywell Green Diesel from non-edible, second-generation ...


    By Honeywell

  • The Global Biomass Market Outlook

    The report gathers data on biomass and waste power generation across the top ten countries leading the market for biomass. The report covers the key players, key feedstock available, and the prominent biomass power technology installed in each of the 10 countries - the US, Germany, Brazil, the UK, and Sweden, Finland, Italy, China, India, and Australia. Features and ...


  • BIOMASS Stocks; Biomass Spotlight Company, Clenergen (CRGE.PK)

    October 14, 2010 - Investorideas.com green newswire: Investorideas.com releases the following third party investment report for Biomass Spotlight Company, Clenergen, (CRGE.PK), as prepared by Global Renewable Energy Report, and Hans Thomas.   Investorideas.com is a leader in renewable energy stocks research, featuring news and ...


  • Is biomass production profitable?

    Cellulosic ethanol has emerged as a leading candidate biofuel that could contribute significantly to meeting U.S. liquid fuel demand while reducing net greenhouse gas emissions. Feasibility of large-scale cellulosic ethanol production depends not only on the development of cost effective processing methods, but also on the availability of large quantities of cellulosic biomass for conversion to ...

  • Getting biomass from A to B

    A key component of any biomass to energy chain is of course logistics, getting fuel feedstock from the production site to the end-user. For large users such as power stations or combined heat and power plants this can involve moving large volumes over long distances using a variety of transportation modes. And at World Bioenergy there are those specialised in providing these services. ...


    By Elmia AB

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