OMAHA (DTN) -- Although the cellulosic ethanol industry has had some challenges, there is hope for the year ahead.
For some Midwest farmers, cellulosic ethanol's launch in the past two years has allowed them to put their corn crops to wider use by providing stover to companies such as Poet-DSM, Abengoa and DuPont.
However, the road to full commercialization for cellulosic ethanol remains rocky even nearly a decade after the 2007 Renewable Fuel Standard took effect. Companies continue to work to hone their technologies despite doubts.
Whether the cellulosic ethanol industry can regain its federal policy footing to promote the ...