25 May '12, 4pm

Sundrop Fuels, ThyssenKrupp Partner for 50 Million-Gallon Louisiana Drop-in Biofuels Project

Sundrop Fuels, ThyssenKrupp Partner for 50 Million-Gallon Louisiana Drop-in Biofuels Project

The company’s inaugural plant near Alexandria, Louisiana, will yield up to 50 million gallons of renewable gasoline annually while also serving as proving ground for Sundrop Fuels’ proprietary biomass conversion technologies that will be used for future large-scale facilities. More than 70 engineers from the two companies are now working together to complete designs for the Sundrop Fuels plant, which should begin construction late this year. XTL — biomass and natural gas combined In the “explaining our acronym” department, and to explain why that three-letter acronym might become standard operating procedure in advanced biofuels — XTL refers broadly to the family of technologies – coal-to-liquid, gas-to-liquid and biomass-to-liquid — an XTL technology is one that uses these broad feedstock groups together, or interchangeably. Sundrop is one of these class of technologies —...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012...

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