Tag: Chromatin

Chromatin recruiting farmers to grow sorghum in California

Chromatin recruiting farmers to grow sorghum in California

September 30, 2013 |

In California, representatives of Chromatin have been meeting with farmers in the Tulare Valley to try to get them to grow sorghum has an alternative feedstock for ethanol. Rather than growing corn, the company says sorghum uses less fertilizers, chemicals and water, which can be especially beneficial in areas with limited water access. About 43,500 […]

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Chromatin signs sorghum deal with POET

Chromatin signs sorghum deal with POET

March 13, 2013 |

In Illinois, Chromatin has entered into an agreement with POET to use sorghum grown in South Dakota in the production of ethanol. Chromatin said the agreement covers up to 4,400 acres of sorghum grain that will be grown in South Dakota. It will be used in POET’s Chancellor plant, which is located about 20 miles […]

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Chromatin Signs Sorghum Pact with POET

Chromatin Signs Sorghum Pact with POET

March 13, 2013 |

Chromatin, Inc., a leading provider of innovative crop breeding technology, sorghum seed products and feedstocks, said today it has entered into an agreement with POET, LLC, one of the world’s largest ethanol producers, to use sorghum grown in South Dakota in the production of ethanol. Chromatin said the agreement covers up to 4,400 acres of […]

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Chromatin and Calgren Renewable Fuels agree on sorghum deal

Chromatin and Calgren Renewable Fuels agree on sorghum deal

February 25, 2013 |

In California, Chromatin and Calgren Renewable Fuels, a leading ethanol producer located in Pixley announced an alliance to develop a local supply chain for sorghum for the production of fuel ethanol and distiller’s grains. The multi-year agreement covers up to 30,000 acres of sorghum grain to be grown and supplied to Calgren, which produces over […]

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The Biorefinery Project of the Future — Today

The Biorefinery Project of the Future — Today

February 20, 2013 |

A major biomass deal between Pacific Ethanol and Chromatin heralds a trend towards advanced biofuels in the US ethanol fleet. Is the Bioenergy Project of the Future here? Who’s doing what, where? 5 Paths to Advanced Biofuels in play now. As we highlighted this week in the Digest, Chromatin and Pacific Ethanol announced that they […]

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Chromatin and Pacific Ethanol sign deal on 30,000 acres of sorghum

Chromatin and Pacific Ethanol sign deal on 30,000 acres of sorghum

February 18, 2013 |

In Illinois, Chromatin and Pacific Ethanol announced they have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce, deliver and use locally grown sorghum in the production of ethanol. The agreement covers up to 30,000 acres of Chromatin sorghum to be grown over multiple years and supplied to Pacific Ethanol.

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Chromatin to host farmer meeting to boost sorghum production

Chromatin to host farmer meeting to boost sorghum production

January 23, 2013 |

In California, Chromatin is hosting an informational meeting on Feb. 5 in Modesto for farmers interested in growing sorghum for ethanol plants including Pacific Ethanol and Aemetis in Keyes and Calgren in Pixley. The company is aiming for 30,000 acres of sorghum planted this summer.

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Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Feedstock Award: Chromatin, grain sorghum

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Feedstock Award: Chromatin, grain sorghum

December 31, 2012 |

One of the trends we identified for 2013 – corn ethanol producers moving away from corn. Here’s one of the reasons why. Earlier this month, Chromatin announced it has generated the first crop of sorghum that has been grown and used for ethanol production by Pacific Ethanol, Inc. This achievement paves the way for future […]

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Pacific Ethanol boosts use of Chromatin’s sorghum

Pacific Ethanol boosts use of Chromatin’s sorghum

December 4, 2012 |

In California, Chromatin, Inc. announced it has generated the first crop of sorghum that has been grown and used for ethanol production by Pacific Ethanol, Inc. This achievement paves the way for future opportunities to use locally grown sorghum as a versatile and resilient crop that is a more energy efficient and lower cost alternative […]

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Active and Passive: Competing Voices in Biofuels Design

Active and Passive: Competing Voices in Biofuels Design

November 28, 2012 |

Biofuels technologies aim for passive design, active reactions as they aim to compete at world-scale. Where is passive design making a difference – and where are activity rates changing outcomes? Extraction, extraction, extraction – there’s the ultimate competitive foe. Generally, renewables compete in the short term against fossil fuel prices – but in the long-term, […]

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