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Abengoa exec discusses challenges faced by advanced-biofuels market

RFA SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

The development of a balance of feedstocks is one of the challenges faced by the advanced-biofuels industry, said Chris Standlee, Abengoa Bioenergy's executive vice president of global affairs, during the Kansas Commodity Classic convention. "Purdue University did a study in 2010 that said a single-feedstock fuel plant has a 75% chance of bankruptcy. A multiple-feedstock plant has a very slight chance of failure during the payback period," he said. Standlee cited the role of the Renewable Fuel Standard in the success of Abengoa's production of cellulosic ethanol. High Plains Journal (Dodge City, Kan.) (02/23)


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RFA SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

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