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Groundbreaking for Clariant's sunliquid cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania

Clariant today officially started construction of the first large-scale commercial sunliquid plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol made from agricultural residues.

DuPont opened world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant

This biorefinery is the world's largest cellulosic ethanol plant, with the capacity to produce 30 million gallons.

EU develops renewable bio-based economy

EU and industry partners launch €3.7 billion investments in the renewable bio-based economy.


New concepts for the sustainable use of wood: a bio-refinery in the Westerwald?

The nova-Institute has presented the EU project BIOCORE, one of the three large bio-refinery projects that are being funded as part of the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme. The idea is to make particularly efficient use of biomass, such as straw or wood to produce chemicals and plastics.