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Chipping into success how pulp mills could become biorefineries.

There’s a useful piece by my friend, Clay Boswell, in this week’s issue of ICIS Chemical Business about the way that paper mills could be chipping into success by becoming, in essence, biorefineries in the future with only modest modifications. (Disclosure: I work for ICIS: About ICIS.)

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Scientists in Japan have developed the biofuel equivalent of a blindfolded donkey turning grindstones. By harnessing the power of microbes to turn a micro turbine. Harnessing the microbe, just how big can this get?

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Can this be right

According to a post on Hugg (got to love the concept, if you like something you give it a Hugg) chaps in the Netherlands (Robin Zwart and colleagues in in the current (September/October) issue of the bimonthly ACS journal Energy & Fuels) have done some sums that say it is economical to produce biofuels in […]

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