Biobased Chemical

July 10, 2020

DOE funds 8 biomanufacturing projects

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy on July 10 announced the selection of eight projects totaling over $5 million to conduct research and development (R&D) needed to accelerate the US biomanufacturing sector. READ MORE

July 06, 2020

U of I researchers secure $10M for bioproducts from dairy waste

BY University of Idaho Found In:Biogas, ChemicalsA team of University of Idaho researchers has secured a $10 million UDSA National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to evaluate the use of bioproducts from dairy waste streams to enhance sustainability for all of Idaho agriculture. READ MORE

June 30, 2020

Report: Biomass, biofuels can help US meet net-zero goal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on June 30 unveiled a climate crisis action plan that aims to serve as a congressional roadmap to help the U.S. reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Biomass, biogas and biofuels will help meet that goal. READ MORE

June 26, 2020

SunGas, Hatch partner on biomass gasification systems

BY SunGas Renewables Inc., Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsSunGas Renewables Inc., a supplier of proven biomass gasification systems, announced on June 25 a strategic alliance with Hatch Ltd., a global advisory, development consulting, multidisciplinary engineering and project delivery firm. READ MORE

June 24, 2020

Biofuels, bioenergy to benefit from Growing Climate Solutions Act

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsTestimony offered during a June 24 hearing held by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to consider the Growing Climate Solutions Act explains how the bill could benefit the biofuel and bioproducts industries. READ MORE

June 24, 2020

Praj, Sekab partner on biofuels, biochemicals from forest residue

BY Praj Industries Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsPraj Industries and Sekab E-Technology AB, Sweden signed a cooperation agreement to upgrade and commercialize base technology to produce advanced biofuels and biochemicals from forest residue as feedstock. READ MORE

June 18, 2020

NCT acquires Cool Planet’s biocarbon business

BY National Carbon Technologies Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsNational Carbon Technologies on June 16 announced its acquisition of Cool Planet’s biocarbon business, including more than 50 issued and pending patents for biocarbon production and product technologies. READ MORE

June 18, 2020

Praj, Lygos to develop advanced lactic acid yeast technology

BY Praj Industries Ltd. Found In:ChemicalsPraj Industries Ltd. and Lygos Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-develop Lygos’s proprietary yeast for the production of lactic acid, which can be used to produce biobased plastic. READ MORE

June 18, 2020

ReCarbon, Utilitas collaborate on biogas-to-hydrogen projects

BY ReCarbon Inc. Found In:Biogas, ChemicalsReCarbon Inc., the developer of a plasma carbon conversion unit, on June 10 announced the execution of a memorandum of understanding with Utilitas Groupl, an Australian bioenergy developer, towards building biogas-to-hydrogen plants in Australia. READ MORE