JOHNSTON, IOWA, March 29, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new federal-private collaboration with DuPont to safeguard natural resources on private lands used to supply bio-based feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol...
ZeaChem Inc. reached a milestone March 12, announcing its 250,000 gallon per year demonstration facility in Boardman, Ore., has officially produced commercial-grade cellulosic ethanol and biobased chemicals.
Lignol Innovations Ltd. has landed a commercial supply agreement with a European thermoplastics producer. The subsidiary of Lignol Energy Corp. had previously delivered samples of its trademarked HP-LTM lignin for evaluation and product trials.
By Ann Perry, USDA-ARS
When energy officials proposed using crop residues to produce cellulosic ethanol, concerned soil scientists took to the fields to learn more about how these residues protect soil from erosion and enhance soil...
The U.S. DOE has made $6 million available for projects focused on developing and demonstrating supply chain technologies that will enable delivery of commercial-scale lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks to U.S. biorefineries.
Woodland Biofuels is on track to begin producing cellulosic ethanol early in the year, CEO Greg Nuttall said. The company has made progress as well on the financial front, announcing an investment from the MaRS Cleantech Fund LP.
Iowa corn farmers have sold their stover as forage and bedding for livestock for years. But the new cellulosic ethanol plants that are beginning to spring up around the country are creating a new dimension for such sales.
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