The Future is Now

Cindy Zimmerman

RFAEthanol industry leaders want to tell the story that the future of cellulosic ethanol has arrived.

To that end, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is hosting a media event in Washington DC on October 2 featuring representatives from some of the pioneering companies that are making cellulosic ethanol a reality.

Among those companies are Abengoa Bioenergy, which is buidling the nation’s first commercial cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas; POET, which is converting an existing 50 million gallon per year dry-mill ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa into a commercial cellulosic biorefinery; Verenium, a leading developer of biofuels derived from biomass and the developer of specialty enzyme products; and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) which is working with Conoco-Phillips on the development of renewable transportation fuels from biomass.

Acting Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Conner is also scheduled to make remarks at the event.

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