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INEOS Bio commences production of commercial scale cellulosic ethanol [Registered]

INEOS Bio recently announced that its Indian River BioEnergy Center (Center) is now producing cellulosic ethanol at commercial scale. The company claims that this is the first commercial-scale production in the world using its proprietary gasification and fermentation technology for conversion of biomass waste into bioethanol and electrical power. The facility has already converted several types of waste biomass material into bioethanol, including vegetative and yard waste, and citrus, oak, pine, and pallet wood waste. It will have an annual output of eight million gallons (24kta) of cellulosic ethanol and six megawatts (gross) of renewable power. The Center is also…

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