Press Releases

2008


POET plant begins $2 million expansion project
12/22/2008 - Laddonia, Mo. facility to increase ethanol production by 5 million gallons per year
POET CEO to speak at Washington, D.C. forums
11/26/2008 - Jeff Broin will address opportunities for ethanol within a new Congress and Presidential administration
POET panelists to share insight into next-stage biofuels
11/14/2008 - Executives to discuss science, finance behind developing cellulosic ethanol
POET, Other Leading Ethanol Producers to Launch Growth Energy
11/11/2008
POET CEO to speak at Forbes conference Nov. 11-12
11/7/2008 - Jeff Broin joins other energy industry leaders to discuss how business and policy work together in a new energy environment
Farmers get a look at 2008 cob harvesting technology
11/6/2008 - Manufacturers reveal prototype equipment for harvesting corn cobs to produce cellulosic ethanol through Project LIBERTY
POET CEO comments on food vs. fuel debate
10/27/2008
POET Opens Marion, Ohio Biorefinery
10/24/2008 - $130 million facility to use latest technology in producing 65 million gallons of ethanol per year
POET Employees Call on Presidential Candidates to Support American Ethanol
10/22/2008
Statement from POET CEO, Jeff Broin, on DOE's Report on the Use of Higher Ethanol Blends
10/7/2008
POET Receives Additional $76 Million in Federal Funding For Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol
10/7/2008
POET Opens Second Ethanol Plant in Ohio
9/30/2008 - $130 million facility makes POET top producer in the state
POET to host grand opening for ethanol production facility near Marion, Ohio on October 24
9/29/2008 - U.S. Senators Voinovich and Brown to give addresses
POET CEO to speak at United Nations Forum
9/18/2008 - UN Private Sector Forum to include leading CEOs, NGOs and heads of state
Third POET Ethanol Plant Opens in Indiana
9/11/2008 - $130 million facility has annual production capacity of 65 mgpy
POET welcomes Iowa's support for cellulosic ethanol
9/11/2008 - CEO says investment will keep state at forefront of cellulosic ethanol industry
POET to host grand opening for ethanol production facility in Fostoria, Ohio on September 30
9/9/2008 - Second of three Ohio plants for POET makes it the largest producer in the state
POET announces that cellulosic ethanol pilot facility will be operational this year
8/13/2008 - Production of cellulosic ethanol in Scotland, S.D. to start in Q4 ‘08
POET applauds objective ruling from EPA on the renewable fuel standard
8/7/2008 - Company says ruling preserves market for cellulosic ethanol
POET to present update on cellulosic project at ACE Ethanol Conference on August 13
8/5/2008 - VP of Project Development to highlight POET’s progress toward commercial cellulosic ethanol production
POET launches quarterly ethanol publication
7/10/2008
POET receives Energy Star Award from EPA for emission reductions at Ashton, Iowa ethanol plant
6/17/2008 - Cogeneration reduces CO2 by 18,900 tons emissions per year
POET Vice Presidents to speak at Fuel Ethanol Workshop
6/10/2008
POET hires General Managers for two ethanol production facilities under construction in Ohio
6/9/2008
POET Chief Science Officer to speak at Corn Utilization and Technology Conference
5/19/2008 - Steve Lewis to discuss POET’s innovative technologies, BPX™ and BFRAC™
Permitting causes POET to change plans for second Glenville production facility
5/2/2008 - Largest producer of ethanol to focus development efforts in Eastern Corn Belt
POET CEO to discuss the biorefinery of the future during plenary session of 2008 BIO World Congress
4/18/2008 - Jeff Broin to discuss feedstocks, technology, energy sources and co-product streams of the future ethanol biorefinery
POET Opens Second Ethanol Plant in Indiana
4/17/2008 - $115 million facility has annual production capacity of 65 mgpy
POET adds two vice presidents in leadership positions
4/14/2008 - VPs hired for Government Affairs and General Counsel
Methane generated from Sioux Falls Regional Landfill to provide energy for POET ethanol plant
4/10/2008 - Natural gas displacement will reduce CO2 emissions by 26,000 tons, cut ethanol plant operating costs and generate revenue for the landfill
Expanded POET Biorefining – Chancellor begins production
3/24/2008 - $100 million project doubled the plant's capacity to 100 MGPY
POET to host grand opening in Indiana on April 17
3/20/2008 - Lt. Governor Skillman & Director of Dept. of Ag to give addresses
POET to present at World Biofuels Markets Congress
3/11/2008 - Chief Executive Officer will discuss critical issues surrounding the biofuels industry
POET to present at National 25x’25 Renewable Energy Summit
3/4/2008 - Director of Corporate Affairs will discuss the future of the ethanol industry
POET funds starch to ethanol research collaboration with Iowa State University
2/20/2008 - ISU scientist researches corn starch traits for ethanol distilling process
POET to present at National Ethanol Conference
2/19/2008 - Executive VP of Corporate Operations will discuss cellulosic ethanol technology
POET Opens the First Ethanol Plant in Ohio
1/10/2008 - $105 million facility has annual production capacity of 65 mgpy