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GraalBio, Chemtex Announce Plans for Brazilian Cellulosic Biofuel Plant

9:13 AM MDT | May 23, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Brazilian biofuels and biochemicals company GraalBio Investimentos S.A. says it has licensed Chemtex’s Proesa cellulosic ethanol process technology for a previously announced facility in Brazil. Financial terms were not disclosed. The 22 million gals/year facility at Nord Est, Alagoas is expected to come online by the end of 2013, making it Brazil’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant, GraalBio says. The plant will use locally sourced sugarcane straw and bagasse as feedstock. “We applaud GraalBio’s vision in choosing the PROESA...

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