Home Must Reads Boardman plant produces first biofuels

Boardman plant produces first biofuels

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

ZeaChem's Boardman plant produced its first biofuel from locally sourced biomass materials.

ZeaChem Inc. said it has produced "commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol" at the Boardman biorefinery. ZeaChem, based in Lakewood, Colo., has the capacity to make 250,000 gallons of what it calls "economical and sustainable biofuels and bio-based chemicals" a year.

The Boardman endeavor, which ZeaChem says is a demonstration facility, is one of the world's first cellulosic biorefineries. The company believes its developments can replace fossil fuel-based products.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

{biztweet}biofuel{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Downtime

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Bob Dethlefs, CEO of Evanta, balances work and play.


Read more...

Semiconductor purgatory

News
Monday, October 06, 2014
roundup-logo-thumb-14BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Intel's manufacturing way station; Merkley's attack dog; Diamond Foods gets into the innovation business.


Read more...

What I'm Reading

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Peter Lizotte at ACME Business Solutions and Roger Busse at Pacific Continental Bank share their favorite reads.


Read more...

Shuffling the Deck

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JON BELL

Oregon tribes still bet on casinos.


Read more...

The 100 Best Companies survey is open

News
Friday, October 24, 2014

100-best-logo-2015 500pxw-1How does your workplace stack up against competitors? How can you improve workplace practices to help recruit and retain employees? Find out by taking our 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey!


Read more...

Shifting Ground

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

Bans on genetically modified crops create uncertainty for farmers.


Read more...

Three problems with Obama's immigration order

News
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BY NISHANT BHAJARIA | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR112614-immigration-thumb

By now, anyone who knows about it has a position on President Obama’s executive order on immigration. The executive order is the outcome of failed attempts at getting a bill through the normal legislative process. Both Obama and his predecessor came close, but not close enough since the process broke down multiple times.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS