BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1According to the new global aviation fuel market 2016-2020 research report, the growing use of biofuels across the globe is one of the key factors spurring growth in the aviation fuel market. Countries are introducing mandates and policies to encourage the use of biofuels in the aviation industry to deal with GHGs. China, the U.S., and Brazil are some of the prominent countries promoting biofuels besides the EU countries, which are projected to drive the demand for biofuels. During 2015, the Americas dominated the global aviation fuel market with a 65% share of the market.
  • Evonik Corporation has recently completed a significant capacity expansion at its sodium methylate plant in Mobile, Alabama. The company has increased capacity to 72,000 metric tons per year through operational excellence, as well as infrastructure investments. Sodium methylate has become the catalyst of choice for modern large-scale biodiesel production accounting for more than 80 percent of the biodiesel produced in North America.
  • Mark your calendars for ABLCNext taking placing November 2-4, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The advanced bioeconomy is changing fast. New tech, market sectors, investors, and strategic partners are appearing every day. Staying abreast of the trends is essential. More than half the speakers this year have never appeared on an ABLC stage. They represent new ideas and technologies. They see the opportunities, just as you do. And they want to find partners to bring molecules to markets. Early bird registration is open now. Click here for more information, the agenda and to register.
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