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May 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Gasoline and Reformate (2016 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based gasoline and reformate technologies.  Gasoline components derived from bio-based materials or processes can improve the GHG profile of the process.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing gasoline components, including reformate, from biological sources.  
Apr 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: PDO and PTT (2016 Program) (2016 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based 1,3 propanediol (PDO) technologies.  PDO derived from bio-based materials or processes can be converted into a number of chemical products - potentially improving the GHG profile of the process, including PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate) and PTF (polytrimethylene furanoate), potential substitutes for conventional petrochemical polymers.  The study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing PDO and the corresponding downstream polymers.  
Dec 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Propylene (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based propylene technology. Propylene, a major chemical building block derived from bio-based sources, can be converted into a number of chemical products - with potential to improve the GHG footprint.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing propylene via bio-based sources and investigates future capacities.     
Dec 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Lactic Acid and PLA (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based lactic acid and PLA (Poly Lactic Acid) technology. Lactic acid and PLA derived from bio-based sources can be converted into a number of chemical products and polymers - with potential to improve the GHG footprint.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing lactic acid and PLA via bio-based sources, and investigates future capacities.     
Dec 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Adipic Acid (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based adipic acid technology. Adipic acid derived from bio-based sources can be converted into a number of chemical products, most notably polyamides (e.g., Nylon 6,6), and other polymers - with potential to improve the GHG footprint.  The study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing adipic acid via bio-based sources, and also investigates future capacities.
Dec 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Isooctene and Isooctane (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based isooctane and isooctene technology. Isooctane and isooctene derived from bio-based sources can be used as a fuel additive with a very high octane number - with potential to improve the GHG footprint.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing isooctane and isooctene via bio-based sources, and investigates future capacities.     
Dec 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Biomass Pretreatment (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in biomass pretreatment technologies. Next generation bio-based technologies utilize biomass as a feedstock and in order to process the biomass into fuels and chemicals, the biomass must first be pretreated.  The study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of biomass pretreatment technologies that are currently available and emerging.     
Aug 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Alpha Olefins and LAOs (2015 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in bio-based alpha olefin and LAO (linear alpha olefin) technology. LAOs derived from bio-based sources can be converted into a number of chemical products - with potential to improve the GHG footprint of the process.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing LAOs via bio-based sources, and to investigate future capacities.     
Aug 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Isobutanol (2015 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in bio-based isobutanol technology. Isobutanol derived from bio-based sources can be converted into a number of chemical products or used as a fuel additive - with potential to improve the GHG footprint.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing isobutanol via bio-based sources, and to investigate future capacities.     
Aug 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Natural Oil Feedstocks (2015 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in natural oil production technologies. Natural oils (e.g., vegetable oils and animal fats) can be converted into a number of oleochemical, petrochemical, and fuel products - with potential to improve the GHG footprint of the process.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing natural oils.     

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