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2014-06-03 20:20:30

Land attributable to ethanol will drop from current 25% to as little as 11% of U.S. corn acres CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A too common error made in reporting the amount of land used for U.S. ethanol production is to measure the amount of grain shipped to ethanol manufacturers, compute the number of acres required to produce the grain and end the analysis there. This analysis is a gross oversimplification that leads one to incorrectly conclude that 40% or more of U.S. corn...

2014-04-09 00:21:37

BASEL, Switzerland, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Collaboration to use new process to make cellulosic ethanol from corn kernel fiber -- Technology to be marketed in combination with Enogen(®) corn -- Ethanol yield per bushel of corn expected to increase substantially Syngenta announced today an agreement with Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC to license its ACE (Adding Cellulosic Ethanol) technology, a new process for ethanol plants. ACE technology has been...

2014-03-21 12:21:32

SAN ANTONIO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Renewable Fuels Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), announced today that it has purchased a corn ethanol plant in Mount Vernon, Ind. from Aventine Renewable Energy-Mt. Vernon, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. The plant has an annual production capacity of 110 million gallons and uses Delta-T technology, similar to the process already in use at...

2014-03-14 23:24:09

An SPR has been purchased and installed in a commercial cellulosic pilot plant in Italy after successful lab testing on extraction of cellulose from corn fiber and straw. Rome, GA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, Georgia announced today that a ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) has been purchased and installed in a commercial cellulosic pilot plant in Italy. The SPR was purchased after successful lab testing on extraction of cellulose from corn fiber and straw. In...

2013-08-15 23:17:30

Complementary Technology and Dedicated Feedstock Supply Enhance Commercial Viability (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, and Pacific Ag, the leader in large-scale agricultural feedstock supply chains, announced today a five-year exclusive collaboration agreement to assist existing corn-based ethanol production facilities to add cellulosic ethanol production, thereby diversifying feedstock sources, enhancing long term production margins, and...


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