Genera Identifies Switchgrass as Starting Point
by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Research being conducted in Tennessee to take biomass from the “farm gate to the biorefinery gate” has zeroed in on switchgrass. That’s not to say that switchgrass is the only answer for cellulosic ethanol production, said Kelly Tiller, president and CEO of Genera Energy LLC. It is, however, an excellent starting point to support a large commercial industry, including factors such as field performance and ethanol production. “Switchgrass is ready to go,” she said.
… The initial feedstocks were corn cobs and corn stover but the plant will switch to switchgrass this year. READ MORE