POET-DSM’s Project Liberty Grand Opening: how and where to tune in

September 2, 2014 |

POET-DSM openingThey said it couldn’t be done. Repeatedly.

Now, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, POET chairman Jeff Broin, DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma are on hand to open one of those “fantasy” cellulosic biofuels plants that are always supposed to be 5 years away.

How and where to tune in.

In Iowa, the official opening of POET-DSM’s first commercial plant, Project LIBERTY, will be held today at the plant in Emmetsburg.

Among the guests on hand: King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, DOE Under Secretary for Science and Energy Dr. Michael Knotek, DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma, POET Founder/Executive Chairman Jeff Broin and POET CEO Jeff Lautt.

How to tune in: The ceremony will be livestreamed starting at 11 a.m. Central Time right here . Photos will be uploaded throughout the day here. . POET-DSM will be tweeting with the hashtag #ProjectLiberty, and The Digest will tweet live @bdigest.

The Digest will have a complete wrap-up and photo essay from Emmetsburg in our Thursday, September 4 edition.

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