The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Flint Hills Resources’ registration of its 100 million gallons per year Iowa-based ethanol plant. The plant will use Edeniq’s technology.
Flint Hills Resources’ Iowa Falls plant is the fifth existing ethanol plant to receive approval from the EPA for cellulosic ethanol production using Edeniq’s Pathway technology.
The four existing ethanol plants that have previously received this approval are: Pacific Ethanol’s Stockton, California plant; Flint Hills Resources’ Shell Rock, Iowa plant; Little Sioux Corn Processors’ Marcus, Iowa plant; and, Siouxland Energy Cooperative’s plant located in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Edeniq’s registered customers now total 500 MGPY of nameplate ethanol capacity and are averaging more than one percent cellulosic ethanol.
Customers’ cellulosic ethanol yields have increased on average in 2017, and Edeniq expects its technology will continue to advance cellulosic yields for its…