bioenergy enzyme News

  • Dyadic Demonstrates Industry-leading Biofuels Enzyme Performance

    Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTC Pink: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemical, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, today unveiled its latest biofuels enzyme advancement, ...


  • GLOBAL BIOENERGIES Opens the Way to Bio-sourced Propylene

    Regulatory News: Global Bioenergies (Paris:ALGBE) demonstrates a novel metabolic pathway enabling the direct conversion of renewable resources to propylene, one of the main building blocks of the petrochemical industry. Propylene, mainly used to manufacture polypropylene plastics for the packaging and the car industries, is the second largest petrochemical by ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • $30 Million Juices Startup of Bioenergy Research Centers

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 1, 2007 (ENS) - The startup of three new bioenergy research centers got a financial boost today with the U.S. Department of Energy's investment of nearly $30 million in end of fiscal year 2007 funds. The fiscal year ended September 30. The three centers selected by DOE this June are located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; and near Berkeley, ...

  • A Virtual Visit to Bioenergy Research at the National Laboratories

    For National Bioenergy Day on October 22, bioenergy facilities across the country are holding open houses to increase public awareness of bioenergy and its role in the clean energy landscape. By the same token, the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is offering this virtual open house of its national laboratories—the facilities at the core of BETO’s research and development. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Frost & Sullivan lauds genencor for its innovative product line of enzymes that address key challenges in the biofuel industry

    Based on its recent analysis of the biofuel enzymes market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Genencor, Inc., a division of Danisco, with the 2009 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for its Accellerase® product line of enzymes. As a response to the challenges of converting cellulosic biomass to ethanol, Genencor introduced Accellerase® 1000 in 2007, and has since then succeeded in ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • The Global Biofuel Enzymes Industry is Expected to Reach USD 1,653.1 Million in 2018: Transparency Market Research

      According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Biofuel Enzymes Market- Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, ...


  • NREL Explains the Higher Cellulolytic Activity of a Vital Microorganism

    Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) say better understanding of a bacterium could lead to cheaper production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels. Their discovery was made during an investigation into the performance of Clostridium thermocellum. The scientists found the microorganism utilizes the ...

  • Project LIBERTY Biorefinery Starts Cellulosic Ethanol Production

    Project LIBERTY, the nation’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant to use corn waste as a feedstock, announced the start of production today (Sep 3, 2014). Once operating at full, commercial-scale, the biorefinery in Emmetsburg, Iowa will produce 25 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year - enough to avoid approximately 210,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually. Developed ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Berkeley Lab to build DOE advanced biofuels user facility

    The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has been awarded nearly $18 million from the Recovery Act to build an advanced biofuels process development facility. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), this new facility will help expedite the commercialization of next generation biofuels by providing ...

  • New fellows to help guide NREL research

    The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) named Dr. Howard Branz and Dr. Michael Himmel to its Research Fellows Council, the Laboratory's top advisory council comprised of internationally recognized NREL scientists and engineers. Branz is a leader in silicon photovoltaics who produced a world record in nano-structured solar cells, and Himmel is a biochemist whose ...

  • New Method for Conditioning Biomass from Conifers Makes for Cost-efficient Ethanol Production

    Bio4Energy researchers together with industrial partners have invented a cost-efficient method designed to facilitate the production of fermentation products such as ethanol from cellulose from wood or woody residue from spruce and pine. The corresponding technology has been verified at Biorefinery Demonstration Plant at Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The new results are part of a package of ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Microbes produce fuels directly from biomass

    A collaboration led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has developed a microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass. Deploying the tools of synthetic biology, the JBEI researchers engineered a strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria to produce biodiesel fuel and other important chemicals derived from fatty acids. “The ...

  • Berkeley lab news release:microbes produce fuels directly from biomass

    A collaboration led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has developed a microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass. Deploying the tools of synthetic biology, the JBEI researchers engineered a strain of /Escherichia coli/ (/E. coli/) bacteria to produce biodiesel fuel and other important chemicals derived from fatty acids. ...

  • DOE to invest up to US$4.4m in six innovative biofuels projects at US universities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six advanced biofuels projects in which DOE plans to invest up to US$4.4 million, subject to annual appropriations.  These awards to U.S. institutions of higher education will support research and development (R&D) for cost-effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies for turning non-food feedstocks into ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New UGA biomass technology dramatically increases ethanol yield

    University of Georgia researchers have developed a new technology that promises to dramatically increase the yield of ethanol from readily available non-food crops, such as Bermudagrass, switchgrass, Napiergrass—and even yard waste. “Producing ethanol from renewable biomass sources such as grasses is desirable because they are potentially available in large quantities,” said Joy Peterson, ...


  • Cellulosic ethanol heads for cost-competitiveness by 2016

    The cost of enzymes, pre-treatment and fermentation have fallen significantly, but cellulosic biofuels still have some way to go to reduce project capital expenditure if they are to be competitive with corn-based ethanol and with gasoline Ethanol manufactured from non-food “cellulosic” feedstock is on course to be cost competitive with corn-based ethanol by 2016, according to an ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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