October 17, 2014

Abengoa celebrates grand opening of cellulosic ethanol plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Oct. 17, Abengoa celebrated the grand opening of its cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas. Construction on the 25 MMgy facility was completed in mid-August and ethanol production commenced in late September. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

UNICA: Sugarcane mills continue to prioritize ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:MarketsUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the south-central region of Brazil experienced a smaller than average crush during the second half of September. However, more than 60 percent of the processed cane went to ethanol. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

ISU researchers turn to robotics to study plant growth

BY Iowa State University Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicIowa State University faculty members are developing a new facility that will utilize a specially designed robot to gather unprecedented amounts of data on the growth of plants under different environmental conditions. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Chempolis signs agreement for bamboo ethanol project in India

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Oct. 15, Finland-based Chempolis Ltd. announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Numaligarh Refinery Ltd., an enterprise of the Indian government, to build a cellulosic ethanol and chemical production facility in Assam, India. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Opinion: More Than Btus, Bushels and Facts

BY Brian Jennings Found In:BusinessThe people featured in ACE's Power by People campaign are regular people who just so happen to care deeply about clean air, affordable fuel, and our economic well-being, writes Brian Jennings. The second phase of the campaign will launch soon. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Opinion: Waste Not, Want Not: Turning Crop Residues Into Sustainable Fuel

BY Manuel Sánchez Ortega Found In:CellulosicAbengoa's new cellulosic ethanol facility is one of the first second-generation ethanol plants to come online in the U.S., writes Manuel Sánchez Ortega. A grand opening ceremony was held Oct. 17 in Hugoton, Kansas. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

Deinove teams with MBI to develop AFEX/Deinol cellulosic ethanol

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessA French cellulosic technology utilizing Deinococcus bacteria is being teamed up with Michigan State University's ammonia-based pretreatment technology, AFEX. Deinove SA and MBI have formed a partnership to demonstrate the paired technologies. READ MORE


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