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The Future of Trash is Fuel

The Future of Trash is Fuel

April 6, 2015

The world’s population creates an estimated 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage every year. The United States alone produced 251 million tons in 2012, making it the largest trash producer that year. Where does all that garbage go? From the trash can in your kitchen to the end of its lifecycle, garbage ultimately ends up in […]

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The Future of What’s Left Behind

December 19, 2014

Abengoa’s patented second-generation (2G) cellulosic biotechnology process breaks down the tough fibers in corn stover to create naturally derived ethanol fuel. Let’s see the science behind how we’re turning natural sugars in corn stover — the inedible stalks and husks left over after the harvest — into the next great renewable fuel with new enzymes […]

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Abengoa Bioenergy joins industry elite

Abengoa Bioenergy joins industry elite

December 4, 2014

Bioenergy is a long-haul business. Changing the trajectory of a 150-year-old industry takes patience. And when progress is measured in years, you rarely get to stop for a moment and celebrate a definitive milestone. But we’re doing that this month. Abengoa Bioenergy was just ranked one of the top 10 hottest bioenergy companies in the […]

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Rural innovation, urban transformation

Rural innovation, urban transformation

October 15, 2014

If there’s one thing the people of Abengoa have learned, it’s this: Innovation has a forward momentum all its own. Like an irrepressible stream, technology constantly moves forward as one innovator builds upon the work of another; as one advancement leads to the next. It’s this unstoppable progression that’s taken Abengoa from the wind-swept cornfields […]

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Innovating in America’s heartland

Innovating in America’s heartland

October 15, 2014

At Abengoa, we believe progress hinges on finding new paths to moving forward. This month, we’re putting this approach into practice in Kansas, where we’re partnering with local producers to fuel our first commercial-sized cellulosic ethanol plant. Located in Hugoton, Kan., a small town in the state’s southwest, Abengoa Bioenergy Hybrid of Kansas (ABHK) isn’t […]

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