In evaluating ethanol-to-chemical projects, comparison between ethanol input cost and target chemical selling price is key

Ethanol-to-chemical conversion has been gaining attention as technology developers are eager to convert ethanol into higher value bio-based chemicals. Examples of companies with past or current bioethanol-to-chemical projects include Braskem (ethylene and its derivatives), Gevo (short chain hydro...

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