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Clariant, Haltermann cooperate on second-generation bioethanol

4:57 AM MST | January 29, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Clariant and Haltermann (Hamburg) have joined forces in a second-generation biofuel initiative, Clariant has announced. Clariant's sunliquid-registered process converts wheat straw into cellulosic ethanol. The process is in operation at Clariant’s demonstration plant located at Straubing, Germany, where approximately 4,500 m.t./year of agricultural residues such as grain, straw, or corn stover are converted into cellulosic ethanol, the company says. Haltermann, under the agreement, mixes the cellulosic ethanol with conventional fuel components in the...

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