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Cellulosic Ethanol: the Largest Plant

November 18, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, Biofuels, Ethanol, industrial, manufacturing, Technology by Jon LeSage  |  No Comments

California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Serving as Benchmark for DuPont’s Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

DuPont opened the doors to the largest cellulosic ethanol plant in the world on Oct. 30. Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad and other dignitaries celebrated the opening of the Nevada, Iowa-based biorefinery that will produce 30 million gallons of fuel-grade ethanol per year. It’s considered one of the cleanest fuels in world, reducing carbon emissions by 90% compared to traditional fossil fuels.

Propel Pairs with Eco-Energy

June 16, 2012 in Ethanol by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘An Important Step in the Maturing of the Industry’

Propel Fuels report an exclusive three-year supply agreement with Franklin, Tenn.-based Eco-Energy for E85 ethanol. The pact “represents an important step in the maturing of the industry,” Propel says, “further enabling high blend renewable fuels to compete head-to-head with petroleum fuels.

Northville’s on the Move in Midwest NGVs

June 13, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Northville NG Fuels is getting ready to build its first two natural gas vehicle fueling installations, both in the U.S. Midwest.

Indy Opts for the Mainstream: E85

January 31, 2012 in Ethanol by rich  |  No Comments

Organizers of the famous Indy Car races, including Memorial Day’s Indianapolis 500, have shifted from pure ethanol to E85 for the 2012 season, in large part because the fuel is commercially available and thus can be embraced by racing enthusiasts for their own flex-fuel vehicles.

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