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Boosting Biocrude: Gaining Twice the Fuel from Corn Waste

New hybrid design could produce 51 million gallons of gasoline equivalent fuel from 800,000 tons of corn stover per year

January 2019

Combining yeast and hydrothermal liquefaction to process corn stover could double the amount of renewable diesel produced from a bale of corn stover compared to previous biorefinery designs.

Start Your Engines - With Next-Generation Fuels from Co-Optima

New fuel mixtures could save billions of dollars in fuel costs annually

July 2018

A national laboratory team identified new mixtures that combine bio- and petroleum-based fuels. These could deliver significantly improved performance and savings at the pump, while giving refiners and fuel producers more flexibility in making their products.

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