USA's EIGHTH cellulosic ethanol plant

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    USA's EIGHTH cellulosic ethanol plant

    Range Fuels is building the first one in Georgia.

    Mascoma Corp. is building the second one in Michigan.

    Abengoa Bioenergy is building America's third cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas.

    Lignol applies to build America's fourth cellulosic ethanol plant in Colorado

    Florida Crystals Corp. is bulding America's fifth cellulosic ethanol plant in Florida

    Mascoma is building America's sixth cellulosic ethanol plant in Tennessee

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mascoma Corporation, a leader in advanced low-carbon energy biotechnology, today announced that it intends to establish the country’s first operating facility producing cellulosic ethanol utilizing switchgrass as feedstock. The project represents one of the largest commitments of capital yet made in support of the cellulosic biofuels industry.

    Mascoma and The University of Tennessee plan to jointly build and operate the five million gallon per year cellulosic biorefinery. Construction is expected to begin by the end of 2007 and the facility will be operational in 2009.
    Mascoma is building America's seventh cellulosic ethanol plant in New York

    Mascoma has begun construction on its first facility announced in 2006, a multi-feedstock demonstration-scale biorefinery located in Rome, New York. This project is being developed in partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
    Poet is building America's Eighth Cellulosic Ethanol Plant In Iowa

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (October 4, 2007) - POET and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that they have signed a cooperative agreement for a commercial cellulosic ethanol project in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
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    According to the cooperative agreement, phase one of the project will last approximately 20 months. A subsequent phase two agreement will then be negotiated to cover construction which is expected to take two years. Following construction, facility operation is expected to begin in 2011.

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    Re: USA's EIGHTH cellulosic ethanol plant

    I love this cellulosic thing.

    Imagine turning old newspapers into go-juice. Almost makes me want to go green. Sorta.

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    Re: USA's EIGHTH cellulosic ethanol plant

    Ron, which of these companies are publicly traded??
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