Tag: energy beets

Energy beet project looking to prove double ethanol production over corn

Energy beet project looking to prove double ethanol production over corn

September 24, 2012 |

In North Dakota, North Dakota State University’s (NDSU) Northern Research Extension Center near Minot will soon harvest and analyze energy beets, which have been proven to produce double the ethanol per acre than corn. NDSU research has shown yields from 28 tons per acre on dryland acres to 41 tons per acre on irrigated acres. […]

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Patriot Bioenergy trialing energy beet for ethanol

Patriot Bioenergy trialing energy beet for ethanol

July 9, 2012 |

In Kentucky, Patriot Bioenergy Corp. is growing 20 acres of energy beets in Whitley County to pilot feedstock production for the ethanol plant it hopes to build that will run off of biomass for its heat and power needs. The company is also seeking collaboration with University of Kentucky’s Center for Applied Energy on pilot […]

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Green Vision, Heartland, NDSU partner in energy beet biofuels R&D

Green Vision, Heartland, NDSU partner in energy beet biofuels R&D

February 3, 2012 |

In North Dakota, Green Vision Group of Fargo, Heartland Renewable Energy of Muscatine, Iowa, and North Dakota State University have partnered in a $1 million R&D project to produce advanced biofuels from energy beets. The $1 million phase II project includes $500,000 in funds from the North Dakota Renewable Energy Council, with approval from the […]

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