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Amyris Opens Biodiesel Pilot Plant
11:29 AM MST | November 18, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Amyris Biotechnologies says it has opened its first pilot plant producing renewable diesel fuel from sugar cane, at Emeryville, CA. The demonstration plant will generate engineering data for the design of full-scale plants and product samples for performance testing, Amyris says. A larger pilot plant is under construction at Campinas, Brazil and will be fully functional in February, Amyris says. Financial terms were not disclosed. The company expects to bring the fuel to market in...
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