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Aemetis expands Keyes bioethanol plant to sorghum feedstock

1:24 PM MDT | June 3, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Aemetis (Cupertino, CA) says its 60-million gal/year bioethanol plant at Keyes, CA, has commenced production using grain sorghum feedstock and a combined heat and power (CHP) system in an integrated process with traditional feedstocks. “The production of advanced biofuels through the conversion of a corn ethanol facility to lower-carbon biofuels is an important milestone," says Aemetis chairman and CEO Eric McAfee says. "Processing grain sorghum is the first step in lowering the carbon content of our fuel, with our CHP system providing the...

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