Tag: DowDuPont

Learnings from the Earnings – Who’s Up? Who’s Down?

Learnings from the Earnings – Who’s Up? Who’s Down?

March 23, 2019 |

The lucky 13 – with spring comes a sense of renewal and this season these lucky 13 bioeconomy bellwethers recently shared their 2018 and Q4 earnings to reveal uncertainties with trade wars, especially between the U.S. and China, some deals that fell through impacting losses, and pricing issues. But all is not lost as there […]

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DowDuPont still looking for buyer for Nevada plant

DowDuPont still looking for buyer for Nevada plant

May 8, 2018 |

In Iowa, DowDuPont says it is still looking for a buyer for its Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant despite having mothballed it six months ago. The company is seeking a strategic partner to operate it pretty much the way the $225 million, 30 million gallon per year facility was designed but that the company can’t do […]

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DowDuPont ethanol plant’s demise may be linked to RIN policy

DowDuPont ethanol plant’s demise may be linked to RIN policy

November 21, 2017 |

In Iowa, there is speculation that a key reason for the failure of DowDuPont’s Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant is that significantly cheaper to produce methane mined from landfills counts for the same RINs as cellulosic ethanol, significantly reducing the demand for the ethanol that would be produced at the 2G plant or the willingness of […]

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DowDuPont mothballs Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant as it looks for buyer

DowDuPont mothballs Nevada cellulosic ethanol plant as it looks for buyer

November 2, 2017 |

In Iowa, DowDuPont announced it is mothballing its cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada as it searches for a strategic buyer to take the business over. Until then, it will run on a skeleton staff of 90 people. The company says it wants to reposition its role in the cellulosic biofuels industry, focusing on supplying enzymes […]

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