© 2012 Beta Renewables S.p.A.
World’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant uses the process
Beta Renewables Crescentino plant validates the PROESA® process
at commercial scale:
• Started operations, Q4 2012
• 60,000 metric tons per year (20 million gallons); initially 40,000 tons
• Non-food biomass (Arundo donax and wheat straw)
• Industry-leading economics
The world’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant, in Crescentino Italy, started operations in Q4, 2012. Our PROESA® process allows it to deliver superior economics in converting non-food biomass to sugars for the production of bio-ethanol or bio-chemicals.