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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.     
Aug 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Naphtha (2015 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in bio-based naphtha technologies. Naphtha derived from bio-based sources can be converted into a number of polymer and 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 naphtha 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: Biosuccinic Acid (2015 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in bio-based succinic acid technologies. Succinic acid derived from bio-based sources can be converted into a number of polymer and 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 succinic acid via bio-based sources, and to investigate future capacities.
May 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Jet Fuel (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based Jet fuel (or biojet) technologies. Jet fuel from bio-based materials or processes that is blended with conventional jet can improve the GHG profile of air travel. This study assesses the regulatory, technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing jet fuel via bio-based sources or processes.
May 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Methanol and Dimethyl Ether (DME) (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based Methanol and DME technologies. Methanol and DME derived from bio-based materials or processes can be used as is, used as biofuels, or converted into a number of chemical products - potentially improving the GHG profile of the process. This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing methanol and DME via bio-based sources or processes.
May 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Butanediol (BDO) (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based butanediol (BDO) technologies. BDO (both 1,4-BDO and 2,3-BDO) derived from bio-based materials or processes can be used as is or converted into a number of chemical products - potentially improving the GHG profile of the process. This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing different isomers of BDO via bio-based sources or processes.
May 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: n-Butanol (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in bio-based n­butanol technologies. n-Butanol derived from bio-based materials can be used as is in the conventional n-butanol market, converted into a number of chemical products, or used as a transportation fuel additive. This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing n-butanol via bio-based sources.
Apr 2015
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Carbohydrate Feedstocks (2015 Program)

This report analyzes developments in carbohydrate feedstocks, such as corn, sugarcane, and other minor feedstocks. These feedstocks can be converted into a number of chemical and polymer products - with potential to improve the GHG footprint of processes (such as fermentation and catalytic technologies).  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing carbohydrate feedstocks, and investigates future capacities
Dec 2014
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Cellulosic Sugars

This report analyzes developments in cellulosic sugars technology. Cellulosic can be converted into a number of chemical and polymer 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 cellulosic sugars, and to investigate future capacities.  

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