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Beta Renewables CEO Guido Ghisolfi dies in apparent suicide

Beta Renewables CEO Guido Ghisolfi dies in apparent suicide

March 3, 2015 |

The charismatic Beta Renewables CEO is gone, builder of the world’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant. Guido Ghisolfi, 58, the CEO of Beta Renewables, is dead. News reports from Italy indicate a suicide, after the charismatic business leader was found in his dark-color, late model Lexus, on a road side near Carbona Scrivia, less than three […]

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The Digest Interview: Guido Ghisolfi, CEO, Beta Renewables

The Digest Interview: Guido Ghisolfi, CEO, Beta Renewables

September 25, 2014 |

The second half of 2014 has been without question the most exciting in the long story of cellulosic ethanol — with first commercial plants now in operation by POET-DSM, and GranBio — and with Abengoa Bioenergy’s project opening next month in Hugoton, Kansas, and DuPont’s project in Nevada, Iowa opening before the end of the […]

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European Investment Bank to loan €65M to Biochemtex

European Investment Bank to loan €65M to Biochemtex

December 16, 2013 |

In the EU, the European Investment Bank is providing a €65M (USD$89M) loan to Biochemtex, an engineering subsidiary of the Mossi and Ghisolfi Group, for research to improve non-food biomass to biofuels and molecules including ethylene glycol (for PET production). The loans, directed toward the Piedmont and Puglia facilities, match half of Biochemtex’s investment of […]

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