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Eni teams with RenOils to collect UCO for biodiesel production

In Italy, Eni and RenOils, the Italian national vegetable and animal oils and fats Consortium established in 2016 to ensure the correct management of the collection, transport, storage, processing and reuse of vegetable oils and animal fats, signed a collaboration … Continue reading

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Cortus Energy teams with Swedish Biofuels to produce bio-jet from forest waste

In Sweden, Cortus Energy AB (Publ) and Swedish Biofuels AB (SB) have agreed in a preliminary agreement about cooperating with the goal of during 2019, jointly projecting a first commercial plant for production of bio-jet fuel based on forest raw … Continue reading

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Record molasses prices boosts Philippine ethanol price to $1,165/cu m

In the Philippines, Platts reports Sugar Regulatory Agency data shows record molasses prices pushed domestic ethanol prices to $1,165/cu m during the first half of February. Molasses prices rose to $194.85/mt during the first half of the month bringing ethanol … Continue reading

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Green Earth Institute aims to produce green chemicals from oil palm waste in Malaysia

In Japan, Green Earth Institute plans to start producing high value chemicals— alanine and valine—from oil palm waste using its technology in a Malaysian trial by 2022 with hopes of partnering with companies such as Sime Darby. Empty fruit bunches … Continue reading

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Brazilian sugar mills seen being more responsive to sugar and ethanol prices

In Brazil, Reuters reports that Louis Dreyfus believes flexible sugar mills that can easily switch between sugar and ethanol will likely make the shift faster this next season than in previous seasons, leading to “dramatic” shifts in production of either … Continue reading

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Circular Economy Mapping Tool for Wales launched

In UK, commissioned by WRAP Cymru, Anthesis has developed this user-friendly Circular Economy Mapping Tool for Wales – a useful resource for those operating within the Welsh bioeconomy; particularly food and drink producers and processors. It provides an interactive, visual … Continue reading

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McGill University researchers produce methanol from ethanol using sunlight

In Canada, Science magazine reports that researchers from McGill University have developed a method of producing ethanol from methanol by using sunlight. Using gallium nitride nanowires “spiked” with magnesium as a catalyst, following successful results producing benzene from methane gas … Continue reading

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Republicans furious EPA chief rejected proposal to cut ethanol blending

In Washington, Reuters reports that the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency rejected a staff proposal last December that would have cut the biofuel blending mandate, a move that has enraged Republicans and threatened their votes in the Senate … Continue reading

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Risks in the Climate Finance Markets

By Michael Newman, Chief Operating Officer, Parhelion Underwriting Inc. Special to The Digest Risks often act as barriers to investment and trading in the climate finance market – the systems designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions such as the Renewable … Continue reading

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Biogas Business: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Biogas Conversion

Lee Enterprises Consulting is the world’s largest bioeconomy consulting group with over 100 subject matter experts (SME’s) in all areas of the bioeconomy. Terry Mazanec, a member of Lee Enterprises Consulting offers this illuminating overview of biogas, what it’s good … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: LanzaTech

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by LanzaTech. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for 1 … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: Licella

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by Licella. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for 1 … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: Sierra Energy

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by Sierra Energy. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: LanzaTech

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by LanzaTech. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for 1 … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: Sierra Energy

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by Sierra Energy. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: LanzaTech

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by LanzaTech. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for 1 … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: Sierra Energy

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by Sierra Energy. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: LanzaTech

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by LanzaTech. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for 1 … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: Sierra Energy

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by Sierra Energy. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for … Continue reading

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Hot 50 PhotoVote: LanzaTech

This is an official photo vote submitted for the 2019 Hot 50 by LanzaTech. Photo Votes are distributed via the Digest, Twitter and LinkedIn (subject to review for taste and originality) and each Like for each photo vote counts for 1 … Continue reading

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