Bioenergy

Biofuel from Biomass Merger

Xethanol, a bioethanol production company, and Advanced Bioethanol Technologies have come together for the rights to a license for a biomass fermentation process developed by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. The technology can be used to convert waste biomass mixtures to ethanol and other co-products by exploiting the properties of the feedstock to solve current processing problems.

New York, New York – July 6, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] Ethanol is a federally mandated, clean-burning, renewable fuel that is used as an oxygenate in 10 percent gasoline blends and an octane enhancer to improve vehicle performance. It is estimated that 23.8 gallons of ethanol can replace one barrel of imported oil.