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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Carbon Capture

Carbon capture is capturing carbon dioxide at the point of emission or from the atmosphere, either indirectly or directly. At this point, carbon is separated from other gases, transported, and then later buried or stored in a suitable deep, underground place. As the private sector continues to rally around climate change and investment, carbon capture,…

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