Tag: cellulosic biofuels

DuPont breaks ground on world’s largest Cellulosic Biorefinery

DuPont breaks ground on world’s largest Cellulosic Biorefinery

November 30, 2012 |

30 million gallon plant in Nevada, Iowa will expand central Iowa’s energy exports, add to local grower economy. In Iowa, DuPont broke ground today on its $200 million, 30 million gallon cellulosic biofuels facility in Nevada, Iowa. Expected to be completed in mid-2014, the new facility produce cellulosic ethanol from corn stover. Iowa Governor Terry […]

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COFCO to lay cornerstone on 50K tonne cellulosic ethanol project

COFCO to lay cornerstone on 50K tonne cellulosic ethanol project

September 26, 2011 |

In China, the first phase of COFCO Corporation’s cellulosic ethanol production line with capacity of 50,000 metric tons per year will lay a foundation in Zhaodong in December, which will launch in 2013. COFCO invested $156.7 million in the production line of cellulosic ethanol with capacity of 100,000 tons per year. The project expands upon […]

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"The tax credit will help, but we could live without it": Genencor

"The tax credit will help, but we could live without it": Genencor

May 24, 2011 |

Genencor CEO Tjerk de Ruiter says, “As long as they create a mandate, the tax credit will help, but we could live without it.” Last week, Genencor released a foundational survey on consumer attitudes towards +bio-based products” and the “bio-based” moniker, and created the Genencor Household Sustainability Index. The full report is online today via […]

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Renewable Fuels Association forms Advanced and Cellulosic Ethanol Council

Renewable Fuels Association forms Advanced and Cellulosic Ethanol Council

[ 0 ] February 14, 2011 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association is forming a new Advanced and Cellulosic Ethanol Council to join the other advanced biofuel advocacy organizations to push for the policies outlined to President Obama last October. The group held its first meeting Friday and is expected to make an announcement soon on its policies and how it […]

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Logos Technologies lands $17.5M DARPA grant for cellulosic jet biofuels

Logos Technologies lands $17.5M DARPA grant for cellulosic jet biofuels

[ 0 ] December 17, 2010 |

In Virginia, Logos Technologies has been awarded the second phase research grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to produce fully compatible jet fuel from cellulose — the structural component of all plants and algae.  With this process, Logos scientists and their teammates estimate, the cellulose waste streams from agriculture, industries, and cities could […]

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UCS expresses "concern" over policy failures leading to shortage of cellulosic biofuels

UCS expresses "concern" over policy failures leading to shortage of cellulosic biofuels

[ 0 ] November 30, 2010 |

In Washington, the Union of Concerned Scientists are concerned that the EPA will lower the blending requirement for advanced biofuels under the RFS in 2011, further reducing a main driver that will bring the fuels to market. The UCS attributes the cellulosic shortfall to the lingering recession, which has made it more difficult for this […]

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