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Falling oil prices could cause some alternative-fuel startups to fail.
The genetically-modified plants break down their own cellulose, making it possible to use waste biomass to produce ethanol.
Modifying a gene in plants makes it far easier to process biomass to make fuel.
Amyris’s large-scale demonstration plant will make diesel from sugarcane.
Falling oil prices mean tough times for renewable energy, but experts expect the industry to bounce back.
ZeaChem’s pilot plant will make ethanol using termite microbes.
An Israeli startup says that it has a cheap process to make biofuels from cellulosic materials.
Mascoma has announced several advances that may lead to a cheaper, more efficient process to turn biomass into ethanol.