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ButyFix Breaks the Cellulose Barrier

November 5, 2013 in Biofuels, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

ITRI’s Process Can Be Used to Retrofit Existing Ethanol Plants,
Carbon-Negative Fuel Promises to be Far Cheaper Than Gasoline

Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute is talking up a process it calls ButyFix for making a gasoline-compatible butanol fuel from cellulosic biomass. The fuel is expected to cost about $2 per gallon to produce – and the ITRI technology is available for license.

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