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Ethanol company POET says it's good for the economy

POET, the second-largest ethanol producer in the US, touts its economic impact on the economy in supporting 39,978 full-time jobs and adding $5.4B to US GDP.

DC 2011: Novozymes wonders how far you can drive on a ton of corn biomass

Here's a question. Take that one-ton bale of biomass (specifically, corn cobs and stalks) in the picture above, turn it into cellulosic ethanol and mix it into E85 (so, dilute it with a bit of gasoline). Now, pour it into the flex-fuel F

Ingreenuity is Poet's way to make ethanol more environmentally friendly

Ethanol company Poet (formerly Broin) today announced something called Ingreenuity, a "new initiative to enhance the environmental performance of ethanol." The first step in the process is to decrease the amount of water it takes to make the biofuel down to

Plans for 1,800-mile ethanol pipeline across eastern U.S. unveiled

3.6 billion gallons a year. 1,800 miles long. $4 billion dollars. 20-inch diameter.

65-million Poet ethanol plant coming to Marion, Ohio

Poet's new slogan there "Then. Now. Always. Poet." is kind of ironic because Poet is a new name in biofuels. It's a rebranding of Broin, a 20-year old company that currently operates 19 production facilities in the United States and markets more than one billion gallons of ethanol each year. And we can now add a 65-million gallon a yaer ethanol plant to Poet's empire with the upcoming groundbreaking of