Tag cellulosic ethanol

Ethanol from corn cobs

Project LIBERTY is how POET, the largest producer of ethanol in the world, will commercialize the production of cellulosic ethanol from corn cobs. This video explains how it will happen. For more information, go to or The video…

Ethanol from landfill waste

This BlueFire Ethanol video is maybe a bit heavy on the self-promotion, but explains clearly how ethanol can be produced from landfill waste, which is a double win because you get the ethanol and it frees up space in the…

Cellulosic ethanol plant opens

A demonstration cellulosic ethanol refinery capable of creating 1.4 million gallons a year of ethanol from sugar cane waste has opened in Louisiana. It’s built by Verenium who plans new plants producing 20-30 million gallons a year.

Next-generation cellulosic ethanol plants

Cellulosic ethanol is made from the fibers of plants. It does not require the use of cropland. Switchgrass is the major biomass material being studied today, due to its high levels of cellulose. Cellulose, however, is contained in nearly every…