Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., the fourth-biggest U.S. ethanol producer, slowed production at two of its plants that use less-efficient processing technology early this year, cutting its ethanol output by about 5%.
Unlike corn for ethanol or soybeans for biodiesel, algae can be cultivated in ponds or even tubes in a fluid containing vitamins, minerals and everything else it needs to grow - it doesn't need soil or fresh water to grow.
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Thanks to being allergic to corn, I can eat almost none of the meat - even grass fed - in grocery stores because it is all washed with lactic acid (almost always made from corn) washes during processing.
July 20 (Bloomberg) -- Coskata Inc., a biofuel company backed by venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, shelved its $100 million initial public offering and is seeking investors for a plant that will convert natural gas into ethanol. Unfavorable market ...