Renewable Fuels Standard
Project LIBERTY Construction on Target for Startup in Early 2014
Construction of POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ first commercial cellulosic bio-ethanol plant is on schedule to start up in early 2014, POET-DSM executives said at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop today in St. Louis, Mo. POET-DSM’s Project LIBERTY will use bales of corn cobs, leaves, husks and some stalk to produce 20 million gallons of cellulosic bio-ethanol annually, later ramping up to 25 million gallons. The plant is under construction in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Wade Robey, POET-DSM board member, and...