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World's Largest Biofuels Plant Opens in Italy

Posted by Industry News on Oct 10, 2013

Biofuels Digest // Oct 10, 2013

Biofuels Digest covered the opening of the world’s largest cellulosic biofuels plant this week. The plant, which is the result of collaboration between Beta Renewables and Novozymes, uses rice and wheat straw, as well as arundo donax, a “high-yielding energy crop grown on marginal land” as feedstock. This announcement, as well as other new advanced biofuels facilities, caused Time’s Bryan Walsh to note, “if the race to create workable next-generation biofuels has slowed, it’s far from over—and there may still be a few surprises.”