Key Low-Carbon Fuel Companies and Developments in 2017

March 26, 2017 | State of the Market Report

The low-carbon fuels industry has matured and been fairly set in its ways for several decades. However, the introduction of new conversion technologies is bringing the industry to the cusp of a tipping point set to alter the future landscape as new processes target the production of low-carbon fuels. While first-generation biofuels will remain the pillars of the industry, a stronger focus and regulatory shift from sheer volumes and blending mandates towards carbon-centric policies will enable the emergence of a new generation of low-carbon fuels offering better performance and a lower carbon profile. There are seven major categories of low-carbon fuels – biodiesel, bio-CNG/LNG, bio-electricity, drop-in fuels, ethanol, gasoline/diesel, and renewable hydrogen. In this report, we use the Lux Innovation Grid (LIG) to assess companies in our database within each category. We also highlight key technology developers to watch for in the next two years.


  • Oil and Gas

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Identifying Key Companies in Low-Carbon Fuels with the Lux Innovation Grid
  • Emerging Low-Carbon Fuels Technology Developers
  • Key Low-Carbon Fuels Developments to Watch in 2017 and Beyond
  • Outlook

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