POET-DSM is making the technology of the future available to everyone.
A Business Opportunity
Cellulosic ethanol offers an enormous business opportunity for any grain-ethanol producer today.
- Renewable Fuel Standard calls for up to 21 billion gallons of cellulosic ethanol by 2022.
- Cellulosic ethanol RINs take priority over grain-based ethanol RINs.
- Cellulosic ethanol qualifies for a $1.01 Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit.
- The long-term future is bright: Future high-efficiency engines need octane, and EPA today is considering an E30 cert fuel with support from automakers, engine designers.
- Pilot-scale process operation since 2008
- 6+ years establishing biomass feedstock logistics
- 25 years of ethanol production, construction, operations and regulatory experience from POET
- Decades of work in yeast and enzymes, global expertise from DSM
Any ethanol producer can add commercial cellulosic ethanol production to their operation. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels offers a fully integrated technology package including:
- Site selection and regulatory assistance
- Biomass collection and supply chain development
- Process design as well as engineering, procurement and construction
- Plant operation and service/support
- Ethanol marketing
- Support in financial funding