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Low-Carbon Fuels Initiative Aims to Scale Up Sustainable Corporate Fleets

A global initiative called below50 that aims to scale up the development and use of low-carbon fuels launched today with 20-plus organizations and global brands including Audi, DuPont, DSM, Joule, LanzaTech, Novozymes and Yale University.

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Monsanto, Novozymes Product Increases Crop Yields Using Microbes

Monsanto’s partnership with biochemical firm Novozymes has produced a corn inoculant product that can increase farmers’ yields, the companies say. The companies say they will launch the new product in the US in 2017. The partnership, called the BioAg Alliance, formed in 2013 and aims to improve crop harvests through … Read more »

Novozymes enzymes for ethanol industry

Enzyme for Ethanol Producers Reduces Chemicals, Saves Costs

Novozymes has launched a new enzyme for ethanol producers who want to reduce their use of chemicals without sacrificing yield. Liquozyme LpH is an alpha-amylase effective at low pH that thins the mash by breaking down starch into shorter dextrin chains. A more fluid mash ensures more efficient operational performance … Read more »

Bio-Based Platform Chemicals Market to Grow Nearly 14% by 2019

The global market for bio-based platform chemicals is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.82 percent from 2015-2019, according to a TechNavio report. The report says key vendors include BASF, BioAmber, Braskem, DSM, DuPont, Ineos, Myriant and Novozymes. Global Bio-Based Platform Chemicals Market says the push towards environmental sustainability … Read more »

Novozymes Technology Converts Waste Oils to Biodiesel

Novozymes has launched what it says is the first commercially available enzymatic solution to make biodiesel from waste oils. The Novozymes Eversa enzymatic process converts used cooking oil or other lower grade oils into biodiesel. This allows biodiesel producers to reduce their raw material costs. The resulting biodiesel is sold … Read more »

Major Firms to EU: Adopt ‘Robust’ 2030 Climate Policies

Major Firms to EU: Adopt ‘Robust’ 2030 Climate Policies

Unilever, Ikea, Royal Dutch Shell, Coca-Cola Enterprises and General Electric are among the 57 global companies, funds and associations that have signed a letter to support a “robust 2030 energy and climate policy framework and energy security strategy that is fully in line with Europe’s long-term climate objectives and that … Read more »

BASF, Cargill, Novozymes Closer to Bio-Based Acrylic Acid

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes have converted 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) to glacial acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers — a major step toward their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. The companies say they have also selected the process for further scale-up. BASF is the world’s … Read more »

Monsanto, Novozymes Form BioAg Alliance

Monsanto, Novozymes Form BioAg Alliance

Monsanto and Novozymes have formed a long-term research and development alliance to commercialize microbial products intended to help farmers increase crop yields with less input. The firms say the BioAg Alliance will allow companies to leverage employees, technologies and commercial assets in the companies’ agricultural biologicals portfolios. Microbial products are … Read more »

Contract Wins: GE, Novozymes, Axion, IDF International

Biotech company Novozymes will supply enzyme technology to the world’s first biomass-to-glycols bio-refinery to be constructed by M&G Chemicals in China. The bio-refinery will have capacity to process 1 million metric tons of biomass per year, about four times the capacity of the biomass conversion facility by Beta Renewables in Crescentino, Italy, the company … Read more »

Cleaning Product Industry Cuts GHGs 12% in One Year

Cleaning Product Industry Cuts GHGs 12% in One Year

Dow Chemical, Ecolab, SC Johnson, Seventh Generation and other American Cleaning Institute member companies reduced their greenhouse gas emissions 12 percent from 2010 to 2011, according to the ACI’s 2013 Sustainability Report. The cleaning product industry’s second sustainability report shows overall decreases by member companies in four environmental metric data … Read more »

Alternative Fuel Technologies ‘Can Produce $75 per Barrel Gasoline’

Alternative Fuel Technologies ‘Can Produce $75 per Barrel Gasoline’

With crude oil price projected to top $140 per barrel by 2035, alternative fuel technologies, which can produce gasoline at the equivalent of $75 per barrel, will rise, according to a Lux Research report. Bringing the Heat: Gas- and Waste-derived Synfuels, says the price disparity between crude oil and other … Read more »

Alaska Air biofuel flights

Alternative Fuels Power Alaska Airlines, Coast Guard Ships

Alaska Airlines says it will begin using biofuel to power its Hawaii flights as soon as 2018. The airline has signed an agreement with Hawai`i BioEnergy, a consortium of three of Hawaii’s largest landowners and three venture capital companies that plan to use locally grown feedstocks to produce biofuels. Hawai`i … Read more »