ZeaChem begins production of cellulosic ethanol in Oregon
Posted 12 March 2013 in
Today, ZeaChem announced that it has begun production of cellulosic ethanol (made from non-edible plant sources) at its demonstration facility in Boardman, Oregon. ZeaChem is one of a number of cellulosic companies driving innovation in America, proving that we can produce clean, home-grown fuels.
From ZeaChem’s release:
“ZeaChem is developing the first truly-integrated biorefineries for the production of a broad portfolio of economical and sustainable biofuels and bio-based chemicals,” said Jim Imbler, president and chief executive officer of ZeaChem.
“The demonstration plant is fully integrated and operating as we ramp up to full capacity. The start of cellulosic production is a significant milestone for ZeaChem as we demonstrate our highly efficient biorefining technology, develop the first commercial biorefinery project, and expand global development opportunities.”
Read the full press release here.
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