Renewable Diesel Challenges

Renewable diesel (RD) is a hot renewable energy topic.  Produced by converting cooking oil, animal fat, and other waste products into renewable fuel, RD doesn’t rely on fossil fuels and it burns cleaner than either petroleum-based diesel or biodiesel. (The cetane rating of renewable diesel is 75 – 90 vs 48 – 52 for petroleum…

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Natural Rubber: Viable Industrial Bioeconomy Crop, It’s Going to Be Big

By Katrina Cornish  & Corinne Young This is the sixth in a series of articles prepared by the experts at Lee Enterprises Consulting (LEC) who will be speaking at the ABLC 2018 conference in Washington DC, February 28 to March 2. Challenges and solutions to scale up of unconventional but viable bioeconomy feedstocks Bioenergy/biofuel/platform chemical biomasses,…

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