Sweet Sorghum Complementing Ethanol Production in Sugar Mills

To help the Indian government achieve the national ethanol blending targets of 20% by 2017, private sugar mills and the public sector research institutes are collaborating with ICRISAT to identify and test sweet sorghum varieties suitable for ethanol production. A total of seven sugar mills are associated with ICRISAT in this 3-year project. Editor's comment:…Read more Sweet Sorghum Complementing Ethanol Production in Sugar Mills

Newly discovered wild sorghum variety has tremendous potential for cellulosic ethanol

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls at the University of Adelaide have discovered that a variety of sorghum growing wild in Australia, Arun, has the potential to yield over 10,000 litres of bioethanol per hectare annually. Source: International Sugar Journal

South Africa: Milestone for biofuels as pricing rules issued

  THE Department of Energy has finally published the long-awaited draft position paper on the pricing regulations and rules for administering biofuel prices for comment, the final step in the process in getting the potentially R15bn-a-year South African biofuels industry Levy on petrol price will help to spur ailing sorghum farming industry which has seen…Read more South Africa: Milestone for biofuels as pricing rules issued


"Energy on Steroids ..." .. is how an investment analyst assessed one of our projects, because furfural production as part of a cellulosic ethanol plant gives the financials a boost.  Although the C5-sugars (pentosans) of the hemicellulose can be turned into cellulosic ethanol, its pollutants are net contributors of CO2 greenhouse gases: - 20% of…Read more Cellulosic-Plus™


At DalinYebo we are well experienced to connect the many "dots" of the value chains that every successful bio-based business needs: ->Biomass Valorisation: Field -> Processing -> Market ->Commercialise Knowhow: R&D -> Technology Development -> Commercialisation In addition, we know what it takes to get solutions financed and are determined to contribute towards achieving the…Read more Connecting-the-Dots™


"4 Platforms: Sugarcane/Sorghum, Ag.-Residues, Cellulosic/Pulp and Bio-digestion" Introduction Most biorefineries define "the purpose of pretreatment is to destroy the structure of cellulosic biomass plant cell walls and make cellulose more accessible to the subsequent process"[1]. A variety of schemes have been developed, but none of them specifically targets the recovery of the hemicelluose (and the…Read more Paid4PreTreatment™