posts sorted by: Bioenergy

Drop-ins lead the biobased economy astray

Thermocatalytic reforming makes most of biomass

Biorenewables key to reduce CO2 emissions, says macroeconomic study

Cellulosic ethanol: feedstock costs predominant, sugar cane cheapest

Biobased industry review 2015

Multiple use of biomass

Bioeconomy: much more employment in biobased chemicals than in biofuels

How do biofuel developers survive when oil is cheap?

Still a one-sided emphasis on the energetic use of biomass

Oil-producing algae clean up waste water

Bioenergy: the ambitions are the problem

One bioeconomy, two worlds

Investment in biobased materials and chemicals is on the rise, says Lux Research

Tina Sejersgård Fanø (Novozymes): we want to remain an innovation-based company

Brazil too, starts production of second generation bioethanol

Ecover: it is all about sustainability

SkyNRG for sustainable jet fuel

Innovations in green chemistry, will they ever come?

Why Europe undermines its own policies on second-generation biofuels, whereas the US moves fast forward

Wood biorefinery: major steps in Nordic countries

Sustainable energy: keeping the score. Part 3: fossil fuels with CCS

Sustainable energy: keeping the score. Part 2: The role of sun and wind

Sustainable energy, keeping the score. Part 1: The role of biomass

Rapeseed as a frontrunner in agricultural innovation

Michiel Keyzer: ‘Biofuel mandates favour incumbent interests’

Bioenergy as an obstacle to biobased chemicals

Correct decision, wrong arguments

A perverse effect of subsidies

New technologies will boost gasoline production from natural gas or waste

Biofuels hardly competed with food production, so far

Piezoelectricity, for a world using less resources

Thinking beyond shale gas

Biomass for industrial use: new criteria required

Much romanticism in the food/fuel discussion

Steve Hartig (POET-DSM): Europe develops the knowledge, the US builds the factories

Liquefied Bio Gas (LBG) in the polder

Seaweed, source of food, feed and chemicals

CO2 will substitute sugars as an industrial feedstock, in due time

Patricia Osseweijer: infrastructure is important for sustainability

Beyond food/fuel: let the chemical sector be a partner in the fight against hunger

Energy forests are an illusion

Shale gas and biobased, parallel and non-conflicting

Huub de Groot: artificial photosynthesis is going to be the backbone of energy supply

Everyone a hobby farmer

Thin film PV maintains its rapid development pace

Oxfam still much too harsh

Wind power: lessons from an industrial past

Oxfam Novib: present developments lead us to act against biofuels

The moral judgment ‘food should not be used as a fuel’ is untenable

Do we need to produce biofuels? Yes, we do!

Oxfam: better sooner than later

Oxfam food/fuel report: conclusions do not follow from evidence

Petrol from water and air, sense and nonsense

Biofuels without agro

Staatsbosbeheer: wood is competitive

Betaprocess: acceleration of fermentation by vacuum extrusion

The carbon dioxide economy, the next revolution in chemistry

Jos Keurentjes (AkzoNobel): green base chemicals production to slow down because of shale gas

The European Commission’s alcohol problem

The biobased economy challenged by shale gas, a discussion

Use biomass selectively, says Leopoldina report

Ruud Lubbers: Rotterdam is going to be the biohub for North-western Europe

Marcel Wubbolts: DSM is the first in second generation biobased

Essent: important sustainability efforts from a major utility

Biogas is big in Niedersachsen

Biogas: the logic behind our process is strong as iron, says BioSys Group

NGOs and the biobased economy

Much biobased economic activity in France