POET vs Avello Bioenergy: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, Central Regional match-up between #4 seed POET and #13 seed Avello Bioenergy in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest.

Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here.

The winner gets: Most votes advances to the second-round (round of 32), and a shot at the Biofuels Sweet Sixteen.

The loser: Goes home.

Laurels: POET is the 3th ranked company in the 2010-11 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy poll. Avello is currently unranked.

The match-up: POET is getting closer to building its 25 Mgy Project LIBERTY cellulosic ethanol plant – having landed a DOE conditional commitment for a loan guarantee which it is now aiming to close; its enzymatic hydrolysis process converts corn cobs into ethanol. The AvelloFRAC process converts biomass into several unique pyrolysis oil fractions and biochar using innovative pyrolysis technology – making fuels, bioasphalt and other biomaterials.

Deep dive data on Avello Bioenergy

Avello’s complete Hot 50/ Transformative Technologies profile is here.

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