January 2, 2012
The Top 100 People in Bioenergy
Bill Roe, CEO, Coskata
Moving up to #44 this year after filing its $100M IPO, Coskata is moving towards commercialization in Alabama, and is expected to cross a few Ts and dot a few Is before its IPO is completed, in terms of industry partnerships and financing. In October, Coskata marked 15,000 run hours of operation, using wood biomass and municipal solid waste, at their cellulosic ethanol semi-commercial facility in Madison, Pennsylvania this month. AT the time, Bill Roe commented “The data and operating experience cultivated at this pre-commercial scale facility has conclusively demonstrated that the Coskata technology is ready for commercial production today.