Cellulosic Ethanol

Fertilizer use could reduce climate benefit of cellulosic biofuels July 2016

The use of nitrogen fertilizer on switchgrass crops can produce a sharp increase in emissions of nitrous oxide. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New Alberta grants aimed at development of commercial applications of advanced biomaterial March 2016

Two AIberta corporations have teamed up to provide funding for projects that advance the knowledge and use of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass-based chemicals achieved by gasification: VTT May 2015

The Finnish research institute VTT has demonstrated that lignocellulosic biomass can be successfully converted into industrial biochemicals. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New farmer co-operative to help build Ontario bioeconomy January 2015

A group of Ontario farmers have a plan to convert crop residue into cellulosic sugar to help fuel the province’s bioeconomy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Leifmark and New Holland run stover harvest trials December 2014

Testing methods that would help cut investor risk for cellulosic ethanol refineries. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Falling oil prices will push many cellulosic fuel makers into the red December 2014

Companies are under pressure from governments and economic forces to switch to non-food cellulosic materials. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A steady pace of cellulosic ethanol research in Peoria October 2014

Switchgrass' biofuel potential stemsrom its wide adaptability and high yields, the relatively low level of inputs required for biofuel production and conversion, and its ability to sequester carbon in soils for extended periods. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Global biotechnology event returns to Montreal next year October 2014

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued a call to leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

North Carolina Bioenergy Research Initiative announces 2014 grant recipients July 2014

High consideration was given to projects that focused on crop production in both the field and forest that would provide feedstock for conversion into cellulosic ethanol. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cellulosic ethanol deemed good fit in Idaho June 2014

Cellulosic ethanol plants are opening this year in the U.S., and experts say Idaho would be well suited for a small plant utilizing wheat and barley stover as a feedstock. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cellulosic Fuel Partnership to Boost Ethanol Plant Productivity April 2014

Syngenta has announced an agreement with Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC, to license its "Adding Cellulosic Ethanol" technology. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Turning waste into fuel October 2013

By engineering yeast to consume a byproduct of the biofuel process, researchers can increase ethanol yield by about 10 per cent. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cellulosic ethanol facility planned in Quebec September 2013

SDTC has contributed to the creation and operation of a cellulosic ethanol facility in Quebec. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Clariant plant receives sustainability certification September 2013

Clariant has received European certification for its cellulosic ethanol plant in Germany, confirming its sustainability under the RED criteria. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sugarcane cousin provides biofuel hopes August 2013

A new type of crop is being grown in California's Imperial Valley - energy cane - a cousin of sugercane. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Yeast strain could reduce cellulosic ethanol costs May 2013

A new strain of yeast that could help streamline cellulosic ethanol costs and production has been developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Bioenergy from corn cobs February 2013

Corn crop residues are often left on harvested fields to protect soil quality, but they could become an important raw material in cellulosic ethanol production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biofuel producers react to D.C. Circuit decision January 2013

The D.C. Circuit has issued a narrow, but mixed decision, vacating the 2012 cellulosic biofuel standard and affirming the 2012 advanced biofuel standard. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Marginal land ideal for alternative energy January 2013

Researchers at Michigan State University have shown that marginal lands are an untapped resource to grow biomass to be used for fuel production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA invests $25 million in bioenergy research January 2013

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced $25 million to fund research and development of renewable energy and biobased products. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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