Par Equity, DfT and Nova Pangaea close equity funding for Nova Pangaea’s UK Demonstration Plant on Teesside

        Press Release Completion of 2017 Funding for Nova Pangaea Enables completion and start-up of a large plant on Teesside demonstrating its unique biomass-to-biofuels-and-chemicals process The Board of Directors of Nova Pangaea Technologies is pleased to announce that the company has successfully closed its 2017 round of funding. Equity investment of £1.5m […]

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NPT Pilot Plant – PYROLYSIS – Update Q3

Hydrolysis Output (entering Pyrolysis stage) Feedstock – Birch chips In late May Nova Pangaea commissioned its 20 kilo/hour pyrolysis pilot having successfully completed independent runs of the preceding hemicellulose hydrolysis stage earlier in the year. The hydrolysis step is producing ~90% yields of monomer sugars from birch chips with potentially valuable co-products, furthermore the hydrolysis has already […]

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ABDC Grant – UK DfT – £3m Award

Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Competition – UK Department for Transport Today Transport Minister Andrew Jones has announced that Nova Pangaea is to receive grant backing to fund the demonstration of NPT’s low cost route to cellulosic sugars and on to ethanol for biofuels at significant scale. The process is unique in being continuous and, importantly, it […]

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NPT – 2014 Review – $39/barrel at 1.99gCO2e/MJ

It’s been a busy year for NPT and the Board is proud to have achieved a number of significant milestones leaving the company well positioned for the year ahead. CEO Ed Wilson summarised the outlook for the next 12 months “We’re looking forward to a very exciting year in 2015 as we work with our […]

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NPT joins Bio – based Industries Consortium

Nova Panagaea Technologies has today joined the group of 69 established industrials, clusters and SMEs that currently make up the Bio – based Industries Consortium (BIC). http://www.bbi-europe.eu BIC has a mandate to unite the skills, technologies and resources within the EU to drive down Europe’s dependence on fossil resources – its 2030 targets are: To […]

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Long Term Implications of Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion: The NPT Fractionation Process

Introduction: Lignocellulosic biomass has long been recognized as the best (if not the only) renewable source of future liquid transport fuel. It is also the best (and probably only) potential source of renewable organic chemicals. In other words it is a renewable petroleum substitute. However, in focusing on an immediate need, the longer term implications […]

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Ecochem interview Barry Hedley – NPT’s Fractionation Process

From the Video Archives At the Ecochem conference in Basel our Chairman, Barry Hedley, was interviewed about NPT’s ambitions and purpose in attending the conference. This was an opportunity to give a useful short (3 minute) overview of the attractiveness and differentiating features of NPT’s fractionation technology and the commercial strengths of the Refnova process.

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Nova Pangaea Technologies Introduce Third Generation Lignocellulosic Fractionation Process at Ecochem

Nova Pangaea Technologies’ Chairman, Barry Hedley, presented NPT’s newly patented process at the Ecochem conference in Basel last week. His presentation ‘The second coming of the cretaceous: from 100 million years to 20 minutes’, generated a stimulating discussion about innovation in feedstock sourcing and the ability of NPT’s process to enable the complete fractionation of lignocellulosic waste or non-food materials into […]

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The Economist – Technology Quarterly – September 2013′

Biofuels, their Future and this Little Island    ‘With reference to the article ‘What happened to biofuels?’ This gives an interesting insight into some current activities and issues in the field, but seems to us a little too restricted in its view. The real problem is actually larger than that of addressing Global Warming or […]

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