Officials Break Ground at Osun Ethanol Biorefinery
DigestConnect is a weekly online get-together for the bioeconomy, featuring trendsetters and online commentary by real leaders on the real issues.
In this episode, ESG financing. There’s 11.6 trillion in ESG finance. What can be done to ensure you get your share? We’re joined by Cindy Thyfault and Gerard Ostheimer of Global Biofuture Solutions as we explored the tools, the must-dos, the must knows in qualifying a project or company for ESG investment and investors.
We visited biobased mandates around the world. Where are the markets you can count on, how much can you count on? 65 countries in all, We’ll be focusing especially on new information out of Argentina, Brazil, Britain after Brexit, Canada, the European Union, China, India, Indonesia, the US and more the United States. Some changes because of renewed climate ambition, some in response to COVID-19 and collapsing oil prices.
In this episode we looked at The Pyromaniax and pyrolysis. We looked at 8 Top Pathways, 8 Hot Projects and 5 New Entrants, and Anellotech CEO David Sudolsky joined us for a deep dive in that exciting company story.
—In all, there’s more than 4 billion gallons of advanced biofuels capacity operating, under construction or planned, for the California market. What’s going on? To answer that question. we were joined by Dave Rubenstein the CEO of California Ethanol & Power, an advanced biofuels project based on sugarcane in the Imperial Valley, and Mark Riedy, the dean of renewable energy project finance and a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton.
— Today we’re off in search of King Tech, which is to say, what technology or set of technologies is the perfect fit. We’re looking at a very special patch of ground near Ames in the great state of Iowa, It’s a great place to build stuff — more than 60 bioeconomy plants around the state To answer that question today we have the Due Diligence Wolfpack, fangs out, thirsty for value. They are the experts you’d hire to answer these very questions, but today we get to see how they think, how they fit technologies and feedstocks and infrastructuire in a feasible way. The Wolves are: Ron Cascone, David Dodds, James Iademarco, Michele Rubico, Joel Stone and Steve Weiss..
— Today we’re joined by Clariant’s Paolo Corvo with some great brand new video and updates on the Clariant first commercial cellulosic ethanol project in Romania, and the new licensee project in Bulgaria. And we’re joined by AlgEternal CEO David Ramjohn on how algae technology fits into a circular bioeconomy..
Looking at 11 technologies, 21 projects and 13 emerging projects, plus market drivers and economics; with Emerging Markets CEO Will Thurmond and Digest editor Jim Lane .
A Special Webinar: Opportunities in renewable fuels and chemicals at the Port of Rotterdam. In this special DIGEST WEBINAR, we look at the Port of Rotterdam for project opportunities in the advanced bioeconomy. We were joined by Stijn Effting, the Port’s business manager for renewable fuels and chemicals.
DigestConnect #15 is here- Renewable biogas; de-risking projects.
DigestConnect #12 is here. Green sustainable hydrogen.
DigestConnect #11 is here. Today we looked at agriculture + biofuels and the Sarnia Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster.
DigestConnect #10 is here. Bioeconomy Development Zones.
DigestConnect #9 is here.Understanding of the Role of Renewable Fuels in a Green Recovery.
Digest Connect #8 is here. Federal funding programs, and Proving sustainability.
Digest Connect #7 is here. We are joined by the CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, Geoff Cooper, as we look at Green Recovery.
DigestConnect #6 is here. With Kate Lewis, program co-manager, USDA BioPreferred.
DigestConnect #5 is here. With John Hanselman, Chairman & CEO, Vanguard Renewables and Chris Burk, Lee Enterprises Consulting.
DigestConnect #4 is here. Where are the Gallons in Advanced Fuels & Chemicals — what’s working, right now, and where and how and why?
DigestConnect #3 is here. With Atul Thakrar, president of DSM Biobased.
DigestConnect #2 is here.- With Tammy Klein, Future Fuels Strategies, and Mark Laurenzo, Iowa Economic Development Authority.
DigestConnect #1 is here. With the Advanced Bioeconomy State of the Industry 2020.
A Special webcast: Reducing Carbon via Advanced Biofuels, a Clariant/Digest webinar is here. Dr. Markus Rarbach, Head of Business Line, Biofuels & Derivatives, at CLARIANT looks at affordable energy with better consequences