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Cellulosic ethanol production still limited

Cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa. Photo courtesy of DuPont.

Today a tale of two fuels: Ethanol produced from grain, primarily corn and ethanol produced from cellulose (MOG) material other than grain.

Matt Merritt is director of public relations at POET, the nation’s largest ethanol producer.

POET has seven plants in Iowa and several more across the major corn producing area.

I asked him about the growth of ethanol production and then about their work in producing cellulosic ethanol.

Taking nothing away from a very sharp and dedicated spokesperson who wants everything to sound good…he places cellulosic ethanol in a very inferior position today.

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