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Biomass to Gasoline Production Plant Dedicated in Texas

Biomass to Gasoline Production Plant Dedicated in Texas

BRYAN, Texas, November 7, 2008 (ENS) – Texas Governor Rick Perry was on hand today for the dedication of a unique biofuels conversion facility in Bryan, about 70 miles northwest of Houston. The new facility built by Terrebon, LLC will confirm the scaled-up, commercial feasibility of the company’s MixAlco technology, which converts non-food biomass into…

Switchgrass Ethanol Yields Large Net Energy Gain

Switchgrass Ethanol Yields Large Net Energy Gain

LINCOLN, Nebraska, January 8, 2008 – (ENS) – Switchgrass grown for biofuel production produced five times more energy than needed to grow, harvest and process it into cellulosic ethanol, finds a large farm study by researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln published Monday. The five year study also found greenhouse gas emissions from cellulosic ethanol…