DuPont opened a 30 million gallon cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa, becoming the world’s largest cellulosic biofuels refinery to date.
Brazilian sugar mills have been facing difficult times: Sugar prices are low; ethanol prices are low; and productions costs have increased. Yet, there are shy signs of changes on the horizon.
Very few people realize that plants, household trash and other kinds of waste can be used to provide food, feed, energy and materials.
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.