Because of biotechnology innovation, the renewable chemical space is quickly becoming a robust part of the biorefinery landscape. BIO and its renewable chemicals companies have fought a long battle to be included in federal policies that support other renewable technologies.
The industry has grown and developed during that effort, with the first few companies beginning to build commercial-scale facilities and more research reaching the pilot stage.
Tags: facilities, economic, competitiveness, renewable chemicals, clean energy, Renewable Fuel Standard
Source: BiofuelsDigest, 2013-05-23.