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Sep 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Bio-Lubes

This report analyzes developments in bio-based lubricant base oils technologies.  Base oils derived from bio-based materials or processes can potentially improving the GHG profile of industries (including transportation).  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing bio-lubes and the corresponding downstream polymers.
Sep 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Isobutylene

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in bio-based isobutylene technologies.  Isobutylene 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 everything from rubber, to personal care products, to flavors and fragrances.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing isobutylene.
Sep 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Polypropylene

This report analyzes developments in bio-based polypropylene technologies.  Polypropylene 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 polypropylene from biological sources.
Jun 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

This report analyzes developments in municipal solid waste (MSW) technologies.  MSW used as a feedstock for bio-based technologies can improve the GHG profile of the process.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing RDF from MSW, and assesses supplies and compositions. 
Jun 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Isoprene and Isoprenoids

This report analyzes developments in bio-based isoprene and isoprenoid technologies.  Isoprene and isoprenoids 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 everything from rubber, to personal care products, to flavors and fragrances.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing isoprene and isopreniods. 
Jun 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Biogas and LFG

This report analyzes developments in biogas and Landfill Gas (LFG) markets and technologies.  Bio-based methane 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 bio-derived methane for either use as a substitute for pipeline quality natural gas or generation of power.  
May 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Gasoline and Reformate

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

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: Lactic Acid and PLA

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: Propylene

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.     

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