According to a 2015 bioenergy outlook report released by the European Biomass Association, bioenergy accounts for more than 60% of all renewable energy consumed by European Union member states.
After a decade-long ban, China is set to resume building new corn-based ethanol plants.
Earlier today, Novozymes announced the launch of Avantec® Amp, an advanced enzyme product that brings multiple benefits and flexibility to the ethanol industry.
It isn’t news that annual harvests are crucial time periods for ethanol plants. From corn quality and starch content to enzyme dosage to process changes, there are a variety of considerations plant managers must make pre-harvest. Moreover, the amount of time plants spend on preparation varies anywhere from none at all to four weeks.