Mantra NextGen Power to develop cellulosic ethanol

By | September 08, 2008
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Northwind Ethanol Ltd. entered into exclusive negotiations with Mantra Venture Group Ltd. to create a joint venture called Mantra NextGen Power Inc. that will utilize Northwind's proprietary process technology to produce cellulosic ethanol. Northwind describes its process as a low-temperature acid hydrolysis of starch that can integrate acid hydrolysis of lignocellulose to produce low-cost ethanol.