Biobased Chemicals

Biobased chemicals are obtained from biomass feedstocks and offer an alternative to petrochemical products that contribute to planet heating. These biochemicals integrate well in the natural carbon dioxide cycle and their cradle to grave carbon footprint is negligible. The need for the decarbonization of the economy is driving the growth of this sector. Legislative initiatives…

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Algae Biofuels Expert

Microalgae, common known as algae, are very small aquatic organisms that convert sunlight into energy. Some of these algae store energy in the form of natural oils and under proper conditions, can produce a lot of oil that can be converted into biofuels.  It is believed that algae could produce up to 60 times more…

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Biomass to Chemicals

Biochemicals are products derived from renewable biological sources such as plants, animals or their wastes. There are very large number of possible products that can be made using variety of feedstocks and reaction pathways. Most familiar examples include ethanol produced by fermentation, citric acid (long history) and propylene glycol (a newly introduced bio product). Most…

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