Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Best Project (Thermochemical) Award: KiOR — Columbus, Mississippi

December 31, 2012 |

BD-2012-AwardsThere’s much to admire about KiOR’s first small commercial project – but three factors stood out for us.

It was built on time, on budget, and produces a drop-in, cellulosic product. That’s transformative on three levels — and with scale-up to the 60 million gallon level, the economics are expected to be as compelling as the story. For any producer of wood products, its one of the best bits of news to come down the pikeway in a long, long time.

READ MORE: All about the project, here.

The Complete 2012 Biofuels Digest Awards

Best Project – Thermochemical
Best Project – Fermentation
Best Project – Hybrid
Best Project (demonstration)
Best Project (pilot)

Best Technology Extension
Best New Fuel
Best Retrofit
Process Improvement
Pretreatment Technology

Yield Improvement
Industrial Symbiosis
New Trait
New Feedstock
New Feedstock (Demonstration)

New Feedstock (Trial)
Consumer Product of the Year (biobased)
Consumer Product of the Year (biofuels)
Partnership of the Year
Special Editor’s Award – Comeback of the year

Special Editor’s Award – Sustainable technology
Book of the Year

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