Today many biofuel refineries operate for only seven months each year, turning freshly harvested crops into ethanol and biodiesel. When supplies run out, biorefineries shut
In addition to providing renewable energy, grass crops like switchgrass and miscanthus could store some of the carbon they pull from the atmosphere in the
The bioeconomy presents a great potential, as it can maintain and create economic growth especially in underdeveloped, rural areas in Africa. It is a unique opportunity for the integration of small-scale farmers and/or foresters into primary production and processing industries.
The bioeconomy presents a great potential, especially for 3rd world countries. The issues and outcomes are the same as e.g. in Europe: Creation of rural enterprises (=jobs) by creating agriculture and/or forestry-based economies that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.
During 10 years of furfural process R&D, the team at International Furan Technology (“IFT”), a DalinYebo subsidiary, investigated and developed solutions mainly for the use
With declining oil prices bioplastics will experience increased competition from fossil fuel based, volume plastics, particularly in the packaging market. Yet bioplastic companies will continue
Climate change is real. It is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively
In all but a couple of countries of southern Africa, maize (corn) is the main food staple and dominant cereal crop. With the exception of
A research team led by Switzerland’s science and technology university ETH Zurich has demonstrated a new process that manufactures succinic acid from wood instead of
To help the Indian government achieve the national ethanol blending targets of 20% by 2017, private sugar mills and the public sector research