biorefinery


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biorefinery

[¦bī·ō·ri¦fīn·rē]
(biochemistry)
A large, integrated processing facility that produces chemicals and biochemicals from plant matter, wood waste, and waste paper.
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The increasing need for environmental sustainability and energy independence is driving the biorefinery market growth globally, between the period of 2014 and 2019.
Credited as being the world's largest cellulosic ethanol plant, DuPont's biorefinery is capable of producing 30mn gallons per year of clean fuel.
Prior Information Notice: Supply, installation and commissioning of equipment unit hydrolysis pilot r & d for clamber biorefinery project "castilla-la mancha region bio economy", co-financed by erdf (technology fund) ground.
In principle, a biorefinery works like the petroleum version: a complex mixture of substances is separated into individual components and partially refined, chemically converted into other, more useful compounds.
a high-growth specialty chemicals company, announced it has selected URS Corporation to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for its second world-scale biorefinery in Natchez, Miss.
Bioprocessing technologies in biorefinery for sustainable production of fuels, chemicals, and polymers.
Ivy, which grows abundantly in Wales, is being investigated by Bangor University's BioComposites Centre at an Anglesey biorefinery for the fine chemicals and other valuable extracts and fibres which it contains.
USDA's Biorefinery Assistance Program is yet another way USDA is helping to carry out the Obama Administration's 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy to develop every possible source of American-made energy.
The biorefinery is the first based on Elevance's proprietary metathesis technology.
Department of Energy to develop an innovative pilot-scale biorefinery that will test renewable biofuels as a domestic alternative to power cars, trucks and planes that meet military specifications for)et fuel.
Lin's laboratory has already begun developing the technology for a food biorefinery, helped out in part by Starbucks Hong Kong, which donated funds from customer purchases of a cookie gift set.