Osage Bio to convert barley for ethanol
Sep 10, 2008 3:36 PM
Osage Bio Energy (OBE), Glen Allen VA, has executed a construction contract to build its Appomattox Bio Energy (ABE) facility in Hopewell VA, according to Osage information.
AGRA Industries Inc, Merrill WI, will be the general contractor for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the facility. The facility is designed to produce 65 million gallons per year of ethanol and is projected to use regionally grown barley as the primary raw material.
Through partnership with KATZEN International Inc the facility will utilize technology for the barley project that includes, in addition to ethanol production, a protein meal for an animal feed product and capturing barley hulls for conversion to fuel pellets.
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