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John C Deruyter, Kenneth Miles Hill, Steven W Ogle, Stephanie C Vrakas: Lignocellulosic biomass fermentation process co-product fuel for cement kiln. E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY, August 8, 2017: US09725363

A fuel made from co-products derived from a lignocellulosic biomass fermentation process is used to fuel a cement production process. Filter cake and syrup co-products are mixed and dried, then burned in a cement kiln to create the temperatures needed for cement production.


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Jari Vehmaanperä, Marika Alapuranen, Terhi Puranen, Matti Siika Aho, Jarno Kallio, Satu Jamsa, Sanni Voutilainen, Teemu Halonen, Liisa Viikari: Treatment of cellulosic material and enzymes useful therein. Roal Oy, Banner & Witcoff, March 14, 2017: US09593324

The present invention relates to the production of sugar hydrolysates from cellulosic material. The method may be used e.g. for producing fermentable sugars for the production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic material. Cellulolytic enzymes and their production by recombinant technology is describe ...


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John David Burger: Tugger and accumulator for use with an agricultural biomass harvester. Deere & Company, Quarles & Brady, October 8, 2013: US08549828

A harvesting system is provided that includes a primary harvester for harvesting grain and biomass, a biomass harvester for further processing the biomass, and a tugger and accumulator coupled between the primary harvester and the biomass harvester. The tugger and accumulator includes an onboard pow ...


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Xiao Zhang, Elvie Escorrow Brown: Nanocrystalline cellulose materials and methods for their preparation. Washington State University, Pepper Hamilton, August 8, 2017: US09724213

Disclosed herein are methods for producing nanocrystalline cellulose and oxidized nanocrystalline cellulose from biomass. Also disclosed are methods for forming materials, and the materials formed from a fibrin matrix that incorporates the nanocrystalline cellulose and/or the oxidized nanocrystallin ...


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James S Rhodes III: Solid phase biomass carbon storage (SPBCS). 1234 10th Street, Proskauer Rose, December 3, 2013: US08600865

A computerized method of using a data processor having a memory to account for carbon flows and determine a regulatory value for a biofuel includes (i) storing, in memory, a first set of one or more carbon flow values characterizing the production and use of a biofuel, wherein the biofuel is derived ...


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William Andrew Duncan, Andrew Pollard, M Hachimi Fellouah: Biomass pellet and method of producing same. Queen s University at Kingston, Stephen J Scribner, July 11, 2017: US09701086

Described is a substantially spherical biomass pellet, comprising compressed particulate biomass including one or more of ligno-cellulosic material, recycling waste, and dewatered municipal solid waste, useful as a fuel. Also described are methods for producing such pellets using one or more of unto ...


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James S Rhodes III: Solid phase biomass carbon storage (SPBCS). Proskauer Rose, October 2, 2012: US08280795

A computerized method of using a data processor having a memory to account for carbon flows and determine a regulatory value for a biofuel includes (i) storing, in memory, a first set of one or more carbon flow values characterizing the production and use of a biofuel, wherein the biofuel is derived ...


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Shrikumar Suryanarayan, Sri Sailaja Nori, Sawan Kumar, Nelson Vadassery, Sowmyalakshmi Balendiran, Sayash Kumar: Process of production of renewable chemicals and biofuels from seaweeds. Sea6 Energy Private, Brinks Gilson & Lione, June 27, 2017: US09688595

A scalable and sustainable process for production of renewable chemicals and biofuel from seaweed in its own juices or in seawater without desalination of the seaweeds is provided herein. The process as disclosed in the preset invention is an eco-friendly process for production of renewable chemical ...


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Huimin Zhao, Nikhil Unni Nair, Michael Racine, Ryan Woodyer: Production of xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, ZuChem, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 18, 2017: US09624517

Materials and methods are described to produce xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars by several routes. Examples include either as a direct co-product of a biorefinery or ethanol facility, or as a stand-alone product produced from an agricultural or forestry biomass feedstock including usi ...


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James A Dumesic, Ali Hussain Motagamwala: Method to produce biomass-derived compounds using a co-solvent system containing gamma-valerolactone. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Joseph T Leone Esq, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S C, June 27, 2017: US09688845

A method to produce an aqueous solution of carbohydrates containing C5- and/or C6-sugar-containing oligomers and/or C5- and/or C6-sugar monomers in which biomass or a biomass-derived reactant is reacted with a solvent system having an organic solvent, and organic co-solvent, and water, in the presen ...



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