Press Releases


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
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
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
Statement from POET CEO, Jeff Broin, on DOE's Report on the Use of Higher Ethanol Blends
POET Receives Additional $76 Million in Federal Funding For Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol
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
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
POET hires General Managers for two ethanol production facilities under construction in Ohio
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