19 March 2009 20:13 [Source: ICIS news]Cellulosic, or second-generation ethanol, is produced from non-edible biomass, such as switchgrass, wood chips and corn stover.
The US will be required to use 100m gal of cellulosic biofuel in 2010, as mandated under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
Under the RFS, the US will need 16bn gal/year of cellulosic ethanol to meet a 36bn gal/year renewables mandate set for 2022.
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