Quad County CEO believes cellulosic ethanol targets could be hit without grinding more corn

August 28, 2017 |

In Iowa, the CEO of Quad County Corn Processors says that if all of the ethanol plants in the US switched to Enogen corn and used Cellerate technology like the QCCP does, then the Renewable Fuel Standard’s cellulosic ethanol mandate could be reached without grinding any additional corn. Last year, cellulosic ethanol production only reached 176 million gallons compared to the 230 million gallons mandated by the RFS and the 238 million gallons set for 2018, lowered from the planned 311 million gallons.

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