Mitsubishi reaches $1.10 per liter target for rice straw, barley straw ethanol

April 26, 2011 |

In Japan, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd has developed technology for ethanol production from rice and barley straw below the target price of $1.10 per liter. Verification of the technology has been conducted as a joint project involving the government, academia, and the agricultural and industrial sectors in Hyogo Prefecture, supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), to study effective utilization of lignocellulose.

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