Tag: Crescentino

World’s largest cellulosic biofuels plant opens: Beta Renewables, in pictures

World’s largest cellulosic biofuels plant opens: Beta Renewables, in pictures

October 10, 2013 |

Beta Renewables plant in Crescentino, Italy to produce 75 million liters of cellulosic ethanol per year from agricultural waste. What does a commercial-scale plant look like? In Italy, Beta Renewables and Novozymes marked the official opening in Northern Italy of the world’s largest cellulosic biofuels facility. Situated in fields outside the city of Crescentino, it […]

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Beta Renewables begins shipping cellulosic biofuels

Beta Renewables begins shipping cellulosic biofuels

June 11, 2013 |

Former “moon shot” transitions into “business as usual” Every once in a while, the Eagle really does land, and one small step for a man really does translate into one giant leap for mankind. In Italy, following the commissioning and start-up of its 20 million gallon per year cellulosic biofuels plant in Crescentino, Italy, Beta […]

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Tranquility Base Here. The Crescentino project has landed.

Tranquility Base Here. The Crescentino project has landed.

September 18, 2012 |

Once described as a “moon shot”, Beta Renewables’ commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol project hovers just over the lunar surface, weeks from completion. It’s transformative cost structure may well reignite the cellulosic rockets. The first thing you notice about the Beta Renewables cellulosic ethanol plant in Crescentino is the size and scope. Tucked away in the sprawling, […]

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