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viernes, 17 de noviembre de 2017

Biorefining Fortnightly Update – 2017/11 Part 1



NEWS IN BRIEF

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group report progress in cellulosic biodiesel research.
By utilizing REG’s patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel.
The companies have agreed to extend the research program based on their positive findings and are excited to continue to jointly explore the technology’s potential for scalability.
Date of the press release
01/11/2017
Topics
CELLULOSIC BIODIESEL.

POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels has achieved a major breakthrough at its Project LIBERTY plant in Emmetsburg: New pretreatment system clears path for increased cellulosic ethanol production.
Date of the press release
02/11/2017
Topics
CELLULOSIC ETHANOL.

Enerkem's Edmonton waste-to-biofuel facility receives registration approval from US EPA to sell its ethanol under the US Renewable Fuel Standard.
The facility has successfully completed all the necessary steps required by the EPA and is the first ever municipal waste-to-cellulosic ethanol plant to receive approval to sell in the United States.
Date of the press release
07/11/2017
Topics
CELLULOSIC ETHANOL; MSW.
Related information

Lygos reaches major technical milestone scaling Bio-Malonic™ manufacturing process in partnership with NREL.
It was achieved at the NREL´s Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility.
The joint work by Lygos and NREL was conducted under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) and funded in part by a $300,000 Small Business Voucher awarded to Lygos from the US DOE.
Date of the press release
07/11/2017
Topics
MALONIC ACID.

Researchers from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) have received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin a three-year project to perform a multitude of techno-market analyses of US biorefinery supply chains from feedstock to alternative jet fuels.
In addition to analyzing biorefinery supply chains and feedstock, the researchers will lay the groundwork for a Southeast biorefinery.
Date of the press release
11/11/2017
Topics
BIOJET FUEL.


Figure 1. Project LIBERTY plant in Emmetsburg (extracted from POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels website). New pretreatment system clears path for increased production in this facility.

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INTERESTING LINKS AND RESOURCES

- The Biorefiner 2017 (annual magazine of the IBEST).
- Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and Nova-Institute have developed a poster that maps the commercial biorefineries in Europe anno 2017.

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COMING EVENTS 
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November
20 – 21 | Lodz (Poland) | V European Bioeconomy Congress.
21 – 22 | Brussels (Belgium) | European Bioenergy Future (EBF).
22 | Brussels (Belgium) | Financing Bioeconomy Innovations (BIOECONFIN 2017).
28 – 29 | Puertollano and Toledo (Spain) | BIOREGIO 2nd Interregional Event.
27 – 29 | Ottawa (Canada) | Scaling-up 2017.
29 | Brussels (Belgium) | Final ERIFORE Workshop (Project ERIFORE: European Research Infrastructure for Circular Forest Bioeconomy).
30/11 – 1/12 | Santander (Spain) | I Congreso Nacional sobre Bioeconomía Forestal.

December
7 | Brussels (Belgium) | BBI JU Stakeholder Forum.
11 – 15 | Lyon (France) | 4th International Congress on Catalysis for Biorefineries (CatBior 2017).
14 – 15 | Helsinki (Finland) | 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit.

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