Feedstocks

September 26, 2014

Opinion: Biomass Transformations

BY Tom BryanFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe October issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine is packed with on-theme content, writes Tom Bryan. The biomass feedstocks issue contains information about Project Liberty, dedicated energy crops, pelletized corn stover and wet biomass storage. READ MORE

September 25, 2014

NexSteppe raises $22 million in series C financing

BY NexSteppe Found In:FeedstocksNexSteppe recently announced it has raised $22 million in its third round of funding. New investors Total Energy Ventures and ELFH Holding GmbH join existing investors Braemar Energy Ventures, CYM Ventures, DuPont Ventures and others. READ MORE

September 24, 2014

Proterro, Bunge plan pilot study of sucrose production process

BY Proterro Inc. Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessProterro and Bunge Global Innovation LLC have announced a pilot study of Proterro's sucrose-production technology in Brazil. Two of Proterro's photobioreactors have been installed at Bunge's Moema Fazenda sugarcane mill as part of the project. READ MORE

September 24, 2014

Opinion: The Future is Here

BY Bob Dinneen Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicQuad County Corn Processors' state-of-the-art facility is now producing cellulosic ethanol from corn-kernel fiber. What was once a long shot has now become a reality, writes Bob Dinneen. READ MORE

September 23, 2014

Opinion: Drilling Into the Details of Corn Stover Biomass

BY Adam Wirt Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicAdam Wirt of Poet writes about corn stover, the biomass feedstock of Project Liberty. Poet-DSM is currently producing ethanol at its commercial-scale facility. READ MORE

September 22, 2014

In Depth: Boosting Biomass for Bioenergy

BY Katie Fletcher Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicMany dedicated energy crops hold promise as feedstocks for next-generation ethanol. Extensive R&D is still needed, however, to overcome the challenges in making these plants viable for commercial applications. READ MORE

September 19, 2014

IRENA report features bioenergy supply, demand projections

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe International Renewable Energy Agency has published a new report predicting a major role for modern, sustainable biomass technologies in the world's energy mix. It includes forecasts for power, thermal and liquid fuels production. READ MORE

September 19, 2014

In Depth: Victory For Project Liberty

BY Holly JessenFound In:Feedstocks, CellulosicWhat was once only a dream has become a reality with the grand opening ceremony of Project Liberty. READ MORE

September 17, 2014

USDA not expected to sell sugar under FFP during fiscal 2015

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:FeedstocksIn early September, the USDA's Commodity Credit Corp. announced it does not expect to purchase sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program in fiscal year 2015. READ MORE