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Ethanol production hits 5 week low : Biofuels Digest

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.016 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.67 million gallons daily, which is down 41,000 b/d from the week before and a five-week low, according to EIA data...

China’s rapeseed consumption on a sharp increase : Biofuels Digest

In Germany, UFOP reports that world rapeseed stocks are likely to dwindle more strongly than previously expected in the 2017/18 marketing year, yet China’s figures have been unexpectedly adjusted. In its February forecast...

Solar Powered Cold Storage Provides Relief During Humanitarian and Natural Disasters

A 50-year old company has a solution to provide clean drinking water and power for regions that were hard-hit by the hurricanes last fall. Aldelano...

Europe Goes Big on Solar; 8.6 GW Installed in 2017

Early estimates from SolarPower Europe show that Europe installed about 8.6 GW of solar power systems in 2017, a 28 percent increase over systems installed...

Solar EV Charging Gets Lift with New Partnership

Germany-based solar and storage provider IBC SOLAR AG said it will begin making EV charging systems that pair with PV and energy storage available to...

FERC Removes Energy Market Barriers for Energy Storage; Will Study Aggregated DERs Next

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the governing body that oversees the electric power grid in the U.S., the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), voted unanimously...

Southeast Asia’s Coming Solar Boom

2018 should be the year that Southeast Asian solar hits its stride. That was the clear headline from the 35th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian...

Big algae chases Omega-3 dominance: DSM, Evonik underway on $200M algae project in Nebraska...

DSM and Evonik have given a name to their joint venture to produce omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from natural marine algae for animal nutrition — something that’s been traditionally been made...

Biotechnology Scale-up Hacks : Biofuels Digest

By Mark Warner, PE, Founder, Warner Advisors LLCSpecial to The Digest Not enough time or money to scale-up following the traditional rules of advanced biotechnology (10:1 scale-up factor, 1,000 hours of integrated pilot/demo operation, etc)?...

Big Algae: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Veramaris : Biofuels Digest

DSM and Evonik have given a name to their joint venture to produce omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from natural marine algae for animal nutrition — something that’s been traditionally been made...