Emerging Feedstocks – Genetically Modified Trees

Genetically modified trees have been extensively academically explored as ideal feedstocks for pulp/paper and cellulosic ethanol. Novel trees include modifications that increase cellulose content, reduce lignin content, and even change lignin monolignol ratios. However, companies considering investing in these engineered managed forests need to examine technoeconomic feasibility prior to adoption. Specific attention to regulations, site…

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Advanced Biofuels Expert

When we speak of “advanced biofuels” experts, we are referring to experts who can assist in successive generations of biofuels. To begin understanding what this means, we begin with the proposition that biofuels are currently loosely divided into four generations (although some combine the third and fourth generations into one).  Thus, once we address a…

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