First Cellulosic Ethanol Plant to Use Corn Waste as Feedstock

Project LIBERTY, a DOE-supported biorefinery project, is the first U.S. cellulosic ethanol plant to use corn waste as feedstock. On September 3, 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the opening of POET-DSM Advanced Biofuel’s Project LIBERTY, a large-scale biorefinery in Emmetsburg, Iowa.  Project LIBERTY is the nation’s second commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol biorefinery and the...