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POET-DSM commissions cellulosic ethanol plant

September 3, 2014 | Rebecca Coons

Project Liberty. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a joint venture between Royal DSM and POET, has opened Project Liberty, its world-scale cellulosic ethanol plant at Emmetsburg, IA. Project Liberty will process 770 tons of corn cobs, leaves, husk, and some stalk daily to produce 20 million gal/year of cellulosic ethanol, later ramping up to 25 million gal/year. The project is the flagship plant in POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels' plan to license its technology to companies across the United States and around the world. The opening ceremony, scheduled for...

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