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Abengoa to build ethanol plant
Source : biofuels-news.com
Technology provider for the energy and environment sectors Abengoa will implement its enzymatic hydrolysis process technology to produce bioethanol at a commercial-scale in the US. The news comes after the company's second generation bioethanol pilot production plant, located in Salamanca, Spain, produced successful results. The project, which received financing for its construction and start-up through the European Commission's 5th Framework Program, currently produces 5 million litres of the biofuel from wheat and maize straw. Since it was launched in 2009, the plant has operated for over 5'500 hours, yielding 200 litres per tonne of straw, fermenting exclusively from the cellulose.
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2 March 2011 |
United States & Canada
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