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March 10, 2010
Automotive batteries, biofuels, and solar energy, are three renewable energy segments that can provide significant opportunities for the chemicals sector through 2060, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Power-Drive-Chemical-Sector-to-Benefit-from-Fragmentation-of-Energy-Supply-through-2060_25240.html
March 3, 2010
DuPont and Bio Architecture Lab will jointly focus on improving domestic macroalgae aquaculture; converting macroalgae to bio-available sugars; converting those sugars to isobutanol; and economic and environmental optimization of the production process....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DuPont-Developing-Macroalgae-to-Isobutanol-Process_25154.html
March 1, 2010
Under the terms of the most recent deal, Verenium will receive an additional $2.5 million from BP for the month of March. A similar one-month extension was agreed upon for February....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Verenium-BP-Continue-to-Negotiate-Terms-of-Cellulosic-Biofuel-Program_25106.html
February 24, 2010
The mineralization is similar to salt deposits in evaporitic lakes that are recognized producers of lithium, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Lithium-Mining-Firm-Acquires-Assets-in-Peru_24961.html
February 22, 2010
Process improvements have enabled a more direct and cost-efficient route to producing gasoline from carbon dioxide, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Carbon-Sciences-Hopes-to-Commercialize-CO2-to-Gasoline-Process-Within-a-Year_24916.html
February 16, 2010
The process can also convert inferior fats, paper-industry waste, and algae oil to high-quality diesel fuel, Rockwood says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Rockwood-JV-Develops-Byproduct-to-Biodiesel-Process_24840.html
February 11, 2010
OriginOil (Los Angeles), a start-up company developing a process for converting algae into oil, says it has commissioned its pilot facility at its Los Angeles headquarters. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Start-up-Brings-Algae-to-Oil-Pilot-Plant-Online_24631.html
February 10, 2010
BASF says it has broken ground on a previously announced sodium methylate plant at Guaratinguetá, Brazil, the company’s biggest site in South America. BASF announced the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BASF-Breaks-Ground-on-Biodiesel-Catalyst-Plant_24681.html
February 10, 2010
Some start-ups entering the biofuels sector already are revealing themselves as winners in certain market applications even though there is no shortage of mature biofuel companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biofuels-Firms-Rated-New-Order-Emerges_24679.html
February 5, 2010
A committee representing European Union (EU) member states has accepted a European Commission proposal to direct funds raised from the region’s emissions trading scheme (ETS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/EU-Agrees-to-Pump-Billions-of-Dollars-into-CCS-and-Renewables_24607.html
February 3, 2010
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO), a bioprocessing firm, says it has successfully tested a fermentation process for manufacturing acetic acid from renewable biomass to a scale of 5,000 liters, up...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/ZeaChem-Scales-up-Biomass-to-acetic-Acid-Process_24559.html
January 29, 2010
Using algae for generating biomass energy is less efficient than using switchgrass, canola or corn, uses more water, and requires more inputs, according to a University of Virginia...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Algal-Systems-Less-Efficient-than-Corn-for-Generating-Fuels_24483.html
January 21, 2010
Novozymes (Copenhagen), an enzymes technology firm, says its operating profit for fourth quarter 2009 increased 16% to DKr 431 million ($81 million), compared to the year-ago period...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Grows-in-2009-Expects-a-Boost-from-U-S-Biofuels-in-2010_24230.html
January 20, 2010
Axens (Paris), a petrochemicals technology provider, and Headwaters (South Jordan, UT), a materials technology firm, say they have created a joint venture company Alliance DCL, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Axens-and-Headwaters-Create-Coal-Liquefaction-Tech-JV_24197.html
January 14, 2010
The unit is expected to start up in 2014 and will employ rapid thermal processing (RTP) technology developed by Ensyn (Wilmington, DE)....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/UOP-Awarded-DOE-Funds-for-Biomass-to-Fuels-Demonstration-Plant_24102.html
January 6, 2010
Never before has there been so much uncertainty over the future supply and demand for hydrocarbons, particularly in transport, which accounts for 50% of primary oil consumption. Some...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Disruptive-Technologies-in-Transport-Fuels_23921.html
December 18, 2009
The Copenhagen climate negotiations have focused on securing a deal to cut absolute levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create a system for financing poorer nations’...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Copenhagen-Vision-for-a-Bio-based-Society-Emerges_23689.html
December 9, 2009
The U.S. DOE, has awarded ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) $25 million to underpin the development of the firm’s technology to convert poplar trees and other biomass into fuels and high...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DOE-Funds-Project-to-Use-Termite-Microbes-to-Make-Ethyl-Acetate_23362.html
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