The Rheticus II electrolyzers and bioreacto test facility will produce butanol and hexanol for research purposes beginning in early 2020. The project and will receive €3.5 million in funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
(Source: Evomik, Website, Oct., 2019)Contact: Evonik, Thomas Hass, email@example.com, www.evonik.com
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Evonik's project follows on the U.S. EPA's announced new renewable volume obligations (RVO) for 2020 that changed the ways that refiners comply with the Renewable Fuels Standard.
(Source: Evonik, PR, Powder & Bulk Solids, 4 Dec., 2018) Contact: Evonik,Andreas Kripzak, VP and GM for North America, www.evonik.com
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The project is being supported to the tune of €2.8 million from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Siemens is providing the electrolysis technology, which is used in the first step to convert CO2 and water into hydrogen and carbon monoxide (CO) using electricity. Evonik is contributing the fermentation process, converting gases containing CO into useful products by metabolic processes with the aid of special micro-organisms. (Source: Siemens, FT, 18 Jan., 2019)Contact: Evonik, Stefan Haver, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.evonik.com
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