After a year of delay, DuPont opens its 30 MGY cellulosic ethanol facility

Last week, DuPont announced the grand opening of its Nevada, Iowa, cellulosic ethanol plant after nearly a year in delays. The $225 million, 30 million gallons per year facility is now the largest cellulosic ethanol facility in the world, and also the cheapest at $7.50 per gallon in capital cost....

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