Biofuels and biochemicals
from agricultural residues
and non-food plants:
With Proesa™ we can.
Fundraising in Guido’s memoryThe employees of the Mossi Ghisolfi Group have decided to honor Guido’s memory with a fundraising. In accordance with his close family members, it has been decided to start a fundraising which m (...)
Guido Ghisolfi has passed away - A very severe depression caused his untimely passingGuido Ghisolfi, 58 years, vice-president and a managing director of the Mossi & Ghisolfi Group has passed away. He was suffering from severe depression and yesterday this resulted in his untimel (...)
BIOCHEMTEX and BETA RENEWABLES signed a contract for the construction of a plant in the Slovak RepublicBiochemtex and Beta Renewables announce they have signed a definitive agreement with ENERGOCHEMICA SE for the construction of a 2nd Generation Ethanol plant and the annexed Energy Block for the genera (...)
M&G Chemicals today announces that has entered into a Sino-foreign joint venture with Anhui Guozhen CO, Ltd .The company - Anhui M&G Guozhen Green Refinery CO, Ltd - will employ PROESATM technology licensed by Beta Renewables to convert 970,000-1,300,000 metric tons per year of agricultural residues (...)
Proesa™ belongs to the so-called "second-generation" technologies which allow the use of the sugars present in lignocellulosic biomass to obtain fuel and other chemicals with lower greenhouse gas emissions and at competitive costs compared to fossil fuels (oil, natural gas).
It is the result of an investment (...) Read more
The demand for liquid fuels for transport is expected to increase substantially in the coming decades, considering that the passenger vehicle fleet is expected to grow 2-fold by 2030 and 4-fold by 2050. In fact, despite an expected reduction in the consumption of liquid fuels, due to the emergence of electric (...) Read more
Today, the world is moving thanks to oil. Fossil fuel emissions are the main cause of global warming. The world is striving to reduce these emissions. Solar and wind energy can contribute to solve the problem, but not alone. Hence, new biofuels are a key element, as they can make an even greater contribution. (...) Read more
In Guido’s memoryThis section of the website is a collection of testimonies and initiatives to honour the memory of and to let the people know who Guido Ghisolfi was. The purpose is neither to celebrate him – he would never have allowed – nor become his biography. On the other hand to collect ideas, thoughts, pictures of people that in different ways want to honour his memory.
BiochemtexBiochemtex, major shareholders of Beta Renewables, is a global leader in the development and engineering of technologies and bio-chemical processes based on the exclusive use of non-food biomass, as an alternative to oil.
In 2012 Biochemtex had an income of 200 million Euros, with 250 employees. The company plans to invest about 180 million Euros in R&D for the period 2013-2018.