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DuPont, Ethanol Europe Renewables ink pact for cellulosic ethanol in Macedonia

DuPont, Ethanol Europe Renewables ink pact for cellulosic ethanol in Macedonia

October 16, 2014 |

Macedonian government joins as signatory for MOU. 100 million liter cellulosic refinery could start construction in 2016. As much of the advanced biofuels industry heads for Kansas to take part in the opening ceremonies for Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol refinery in Hugoton, news arrives from Skopje, Macedonia that the Republic of Macedonia today joined a MOU to […]

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DuPont convinced cellulosic ethanol R&D will pay off

DuPont convinced cellulosic ethanol R&D will pay off

October 8, 2014 |

In Switzerland, DuPont’s activist investor Nelson Peltz says the cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa is an example of extravagant, expensive science projects that has destroyed shareholder value, but the company has bounced back saying that following all of the R&D invested in the facility, it is certain the plant will make money. Ensuring that […]

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DuPont and P&G team to put cellulosic ethanol in North American Tide

DuPont and P&G team to put cellulosic ethanol in North American Tide

October 6, 2014 |

In Switzerland, DuPont and Procter & Gamble announced a collaboration to use cellulosic ethanol in North American Tide® laundry detergent, a first of its kind. Tide Cold Water will be the first brand in the world to blend cellulosic ethanol in a scalable and commercial way. Ethanol has long been a key ingredient in the […]

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DuPont chooses Murex to market cellulosic ethanol from Iowa facility

DuPont chooses Murex to market cellulosic ethanol from Iowa facility

September 17, 2014 |

In Iowa, DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced the selection of Murex LLC to market the cellulosic ethanol produced from its 30-million-gallon-per-year plant in Nevada, Iowa. By choosing Murex as its marketing partner, DuPont adds an industry veteran to its team. In addition to Murex’s strong presence in the domestic ethanol market, the company has been the […]

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Editor’s Sketchbook: DuPont cellulosic ethanol project, Nevada, IA

Editor’s Sketchbook: DuPont cellulosic ethanol project, Nevada, IA

September 11, 2014 |

It towers above the surrounding central Iowa countryside like the Launch Assembly Building lords it over Cape Canaveral — it’s the new DuPont cellulosic ethanol project, on the outskirts of the town of Nevada. Functional yet inspiring, imposing yet accessible — when it opens before year end 2014 it is sure to be a monumental addition […]

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Walking The Talk: A fast-revving DuPont nears completion of its cellulosic biorefinery in Iowa

Walking The Talk: A fast-revving DuPont nears completion of its cellulosic biorefinery in Iowa

September 7, 2014 |

Sustainable development ready to take a major step forward – but what does sustainable mean, in the larger context? And why is it critical, even beyond environmental and economic concerns? Back in 2002, DuPont CEO Chad Holliday, collaborating with Stephan Schmidheiny (then board chair of AVINA foundation) and Sir Philip Watts (then board chairman at Shell), […]

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Couple settles out of court with DuPont over stover storage location

Couple settles out of court with DuPont over stover storage location

August 7, 2014 |

In Iowa, the couple who had sued DuPont for setting up large-scale biomass storage for its ethanol plant in Nevada, saying it was a risk for their rural property, have settled out of court and dropped the suit. No comments were made regarding the value of the settlement or whether the couple still felt the […]

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Iowa couple suing DuPont Danisco over stover fires at Nevada plant

Iowa couple suing DuPont Danisco over stover fires at Nevada plant

May 21, 2014 |

In Iowa, a couple owning 42 acres near the cellulosic ethanol plant under development near the town of Nevada is suing DuPont because of a March fire that burned thousands of tons of corn stover, and what they claim is the risk of more damage. The plant has had five fires over the past years. The […]

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DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman Calls on Congress, Administration to Preserve Renewable Fuel Standard

DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman Calls on Congress, Administration to Preserve Renewable Fuel Standard

May 13, 2014 |

Kullman Accepts 2014 George Washington Carver Award at BIO World Congress in Philadelphia In Pennsylvania, at the 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology today, DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman called on Congress and the administration to ensure regulatory stability for the renewable fuel industry by preserving the Renewable Fuel Standard, regulations ensuring renewable fuel makers market […]

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DuPont Industrial Biosciences: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

DuPont Industrial Biosciences: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 17, 2014 |

Two years ago, DuPont purchased Danisco and its Genencor unit and added their expertise into a new unit: DuPont Industrial Biosciences. This integration allows us to optimize DuPont’s bioscience technology and commercialization capabilities with Genencor’s biofuel enzyme technology. DuPont is committed to being a part of the solution to develop renewably sourced biofuels. For close […]

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