News and Updates

April 1, 2009
An industrial boiler in winter

Energy Costs & Carbon Mitigation

Though natural gas prices have been lower recently, the multi-year trend and market dynamics promise a return to the high prices seen in 2008...
March 9, 2009

Iowa Power Fund Advances Iowa State Development of Clean Energy Technologies

Ames, Iowa - Iowa State University researchers are working to produce clean, renewable energy by developing a new, low-emissions burner and a new catalyst for ethanol production...
March 2, 2009
CVEC facility

Biomass as an Alternative Fuel in Frontline BioEnergy’s Gasification Systems

Frontline Bioenergy offers industrial natural gas users and coal-fired power generators an opportunity to operate their existing boilers and dryers on biomass such as corn stalks...
April 28, 2008

Frontline Starts CVEC Gasifier

Frontline BioEnergy and Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) announce the startup of their biomass gasifier system...
January 1, 2008

Syngas 101

Interest in the thermochemical conversion of biomass into a synthesis gas that can be run through a turbine for the production of electricity...
May 1, 2007

Producing Ethanol for Low-Carbon Fuel Markets

All ethanol is not created equal. Even with corn-based ethanol, a variety of production processes and energy sources is used in biorefineries, with widely differing...