Biofuels International: Engineers find new way to lower cost of ethanol production

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This Biofuels International article features research by chemical and biological engineering faculty George Huber, James Dumesic and Christos Maravelias.

A team of chemical and biological engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found a way to produce from biomass a valuable compound used in plastic production that they estimate could lower the cost of ethanol produced from plant material by more than two dollars per gallon. Read more…