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Biofuels feature… but you’ll have to wait

It’s been a busy few days, the other parts of my job have been pressing and I think that I’m back above water again for a few days at least. One of the more enjoyable things that I have been doing is writing a feature for ICIS Chemical Business on Second Generation Biofuels. I’ve had […]

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Biofuels feature for ICIS Chemcial Business

Ah the echoes of my old papery life keep rustling around me. I’m writing a feature for ICIS Chemical Business on Second Generation Biofuels. I’ve just asked Air Liquide for more details on Bioliq a process developed by its subsidiary Lurgi which converts straw to liquid, and then converts that to synthesis gas and on […]

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Dynamotive in stover to biofuel process in China

A Dynamotive press release today says that Dynamotive is involved in a project to use pyrolysis to convert corn stover into liquid biofuels in China… I’ve said it before that this kind of pyrolysis could prove to be the wayahead in converting corn waste into biofuels. I’m a big fan of this kind of technology […]

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The US army uses its stomach (and brains) to make biofuels

The US army uses its stomach (and brains) to make biofuels in Iraq. The US Army will be using kitchen and other waste to produce biofuel. The drive has come from the need to cut down on diesel convoys that are targets, but for whatever reason its beeing done, its good to see the army […]

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Non-impact man and biofuels

Non-impact man has two thoughts about biofuels, both of which are pretty fair. He lives in New York,so I suggested that he might like to start investigating pryrolising waste… that should keep him quiet for a bit.

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Dynamotive builds wood chip to biofuel plant in Missouri

Dynamotive is building a wood chip to biofuel plant in Willow Springs, Missouri. The plan will cost around $24m and will use fast pyrolysis to convert wood waste into bioOil. It will be capable of converting 200 tons per day of wood by-products and residues from nearby sawmills into 34,000 gallons per day of BioOil, […]

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More on Dyanmotive’s fast pyrolysis process

There’s more detail on Dyanmotive’s fast pyrolysis process on Environmental Resarch web. This is fast pyrolysis which is pretty much a continuous process, by the looks of things. The plant in Guelph will process 66,000 dry tonnes of biomass each year and produce the same amount of energy as 130,000 barrels of oil… which is […]

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