Tag: bagasse

Novozymes to build cellulosic ethanol plant in Brazil

Novozymes to build cellulosic ethanol plant in Brazil

October 5, 2011 |

In Brazil, Novozymes, the world’s largest producer of industrial enzymes, plans to build a facility in Brazil to produce ethanol from sugarcane waste known as bagasse, according to Bloomberg. Novozymes reponds: “The Bloomberg story had incorrect information, and we felt it was important to let everyone know the correct information from Novozymes.  Reports in the […]

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India could replace gasoline imports with ethanol by 2020

India could replace gasoline imports with ethanol by 2020

[ 0 ] May 19, 2011 |

In India, new analysis shows that gasoline imports could be completely replaced by ethanol by 2020 thanks to enough bagasse, rice husk and sugar waste to produce as much as 50 billion liters (13 billion gallons) of ethanol without relying on food crops or disrupting agricultural land-use. With the right policies and infrastructure in place […]

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KL Energy aims at Brazilian bagasse with cellulosic technology

KL Energy aims at Brazilian bagasse with cellulosic technology

[ 0 ] February 21, 2011 |

In Wyoming, KL Energy is preparing to test this month its cellulosic ethanol production process using Brazilian sugarcane bagasse. Modifications have been made to allow for the physical and chemical differences between bagasse and woody biomass and, most importantly, a new fermentation process has been designed. Ultimately, the plant will switch to a clear mash […]

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