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Novozymes invests in integrated bioenergy plant in Denmark [Registered]

Novozymes will be making a “symbolic investment” in the construction of a cellulosic ethanol and biogas plant in Denmark. The plant is set to be operational by 2016, reports Reuters. Main partners in the Maabjerg Energy Concept consortium comprise Danish state-owned DONG Energy [DOENRY.UL} and local utilities Vestforsyning A/S, Struer Forsyning A/S and Nomi I/S. The Maabjerg plant will produce some 94 million cubic metres of biogas, 73 million litres of bioethanol, district heating for 20,000 households and power for several thousand homes. Feedstock will be straw from cereals from Danish farms. The estimated cost of building the plant is…

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