Category: In the News

Summaries of BEI mentions in news and media sites.

Biofuels Digest | Chevron’s forgotten biofuels wonder-tech gets a second life at Iowa State

Biofuels Digest covers the solvent liquefaction system installed by BEI and operating at Iowa State’s BioCentury Research Farm in a joint project with Chevron. Still at pilot stage, the system converts biomass such as quarter-inch wood chips into a bio-oil that can be processed into fuels or chemicals and a biochar that can enrich soils. … Continue reading Biofuels Digest | Chevron’s forgotten biofuels wonder-tech gets a second life at Iowa State

Des Moines Register | Biofuels are worse than gasoline? Creative accounting leads to claim

In this article in the Des Moines Register, BEI’s Robert C. Brown writes, “Biofuels is getting renewed attention in the press these days, although in a manner that leaves experts in the field nonplussed. News headlines regularly announce that ‘biofuels are worse than gasoline.’ How can this be? We signed up to develop biofuels for … Continue reading Des Moines Register | Biofuels are worse than gasoline? Creative accounting leads to claim

KWQC News | BioCentury Farming

Iowa State University is working towards a “greener” way of farming with help from the BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF). Students there are at the forefront of cutting edge biomass research, in hopes of creating a world with less waste and more profit. (A feature aired on KWQC-TV)



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