Climate-friendly Bioethanol from agricultural waste at Clariant in Germany
The Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant, inaugurated Germany's largest second-generation bioethanol plant in July 2012. The cellulosic ethanol produced by Clariant reduces CO2 emissions by 95% compared to fossil fuels, and it does not interfere with food or feed production. The raw material is agricultural residue such as wheat straw or corn stover.
|Keywords||Biofuels and biomaterials, Europe, Bioethanol|