The Alpena Biorefinery is being developed by
American Process Inc (API) at the existing Decorative Panels International (DPI) hardboard manufacturing plant in Alpena, Michigan.
November 4, 2013Alpena Biorefinery - First Ethanol load out !
On Monday, November 4th 2013, the first shipment of Ethanol left the Alpena Biorefinery.
September 12, 2013Alpena Biorefinery - Startup Progress
We expect the facility to be a fully operational by 15th of September 2013 with the first load of ethanol leaving the facility by the end of September 2013.
February 24, 2013Alpena Biorefinery is Now Hiring
The Alpena Biorefinery located at 412 Ford Ave, Alpena MI is now accepting applications for the following positions:
You can find here Application Instructions, Employment Application Form and job positions details
August 23, 2013Alpena Biorefinery - Construction Progress
Alpena Biorefinery Construction - it includes photos with construction and startup progress
October 18, 2012BDC Members Tour Alpena Biorefinery
The Bioenergy Deployment Consortium (BDC) recently held its 2012 Fall Symposium in Alpena, Michigan, capping the event with a tour of our cellulosic ethanol plant.
May 29, 2012U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow visits Alpena Biorefinery
ALPENA - U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow paid a visit to the Alpena Biorefinery on Tuesday
January 9, 2012EPA estimation for 2012 includes Alpena Biorefinery production
EPA names the American Process Biorefinery as one of 5 expected to produce cellulosic ethanol in 2012
Mountain View, CA and Atlanta, GA – April 18, 2011Cobalt Technologies and American Process to Build World's First Cellulosic Biobutanol Refinery
Cobalt Technologies, a leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, and American Process Inc. (API), a leader in development and commercialization of lignocelluloisc sugar production and bioenergy process technologies, today announced an agreement to build the world’s first industrial-scale cellulosic biorefinery to produce biobutanol. Additionally, the companies agreed to jointly market a GreenPower+® Biobutanol solution to biomass power facilities and other customers worldwide.
March 09, 2011Alpena Biorefinery - "Unofficial" Ground Breaking Ceremony
The ground breaking of the Alpena Biorefinery commenced this morning. It has taken a considerable amount of effort and creativity to reach this point...
August 19, 2010Red ribbon day for Alpena Biorefinery
ALPENA in Alpena County - Governor Jennifer Granholm cuts a dedication ribbon at the future site of the Alpena Biorefinery during the dedication ceremony at Decorative Panels International, Inc.
December 6, 2009Alpena Biorefinery Awarded DOE Grant.
American Process Inc., has been awarded an $18M DOE grant for the development of the Alpena Biorefinery to be built at the Decorative Panels International mill in Alpena, Michigan. The project has also received a $4M state grant from the Michigan Center of Energy Excellence.
Awards: The plant has been awarded grants from the Michigan Economic Development Commission, and from the Department of Energy. This plant is projected to be operational in the third quarter of 2013.
The Alpena Biorefinery will be commercially replicated as Green Power+®
Alpena Biorefinery Bio Lab