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Beta Renewables Cellulosic Ethanol Biorefinery, Crescentino

Project Type

Second generation bioethanol refinery

Location

Crescentino, Vercelli, Italy

Capacity

13 million gallons (45,000t)

Estimated Investment

€150m ($203.6m)

Feedstock

Arundo Donax (canna gentile), wheat straw and rice straw

Construction Started

April 2011

Opened

October 2013

Technology

Pro.E.Sa

Plant owner

Mossi & Ghisolfi Group (M&G)

EPC contractor

Chemtex Italia

Project collaborators

Biolyfe consortium

Feedstock enzymes supplier

Novozymes
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