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February 26, 2015

NREL Refines Method to Convert Lignin to Nylon Precursor

A new study from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates the conversion of lignin-derived compounds to adipic acid, an important industrial dicarboxylic acid produced for its use as a precursor to nylon, plasticizers, lubricants, polyesters, and other popular products and chemicals.

February 23, 2015

NREL Science Crucial to Success of New Biofuels Plants

DuPont-NREL partnership lowered costs, proved success, paved way to 30-million-gallon facility opening in Iowa.

January 12, 2015

NREL's CelA Catalyzes Plant Cell Walls Faster

Enzyme from bacteria could lower prices for biofuels.

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