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Inside Mascoma's ethanol-making bug lab

With backing from GM, ethanol start-up hosts a tour of its biotech lab, where scientists are genetically engineering microorganisms that they hope will bring a breakthrough in ethanol production.

By September 22, 2008


The cellulosic ethanol road map from Mascoma's CEO

Improving the microbes and building expensive factories are two of the hurdles awaiting the cellulosic ethanol industry.

By September 25, 2007


Mascoma makes ethanol from wood--at small scale

Cellulosic ethanol company says test facility using wood chips and grasses is producing at a rate of 200,000 gallons a year, a step toward commercialization.

By February 26, 2009


Ethanol start-up Mascoma sheds staffers

To "get ahead of" future challenges brought by capital market turmoil, second-generation ethanol company lays off president and other executives in an effort to preserve cash.

By November 14, 2008


Green news harvest: Mascoma, Konarka ramp up clean tech

Konarka to make 1 gigawatt of plastic solar cells a year, Mascoma to make ethanol from Michigan wood chips, environmentalists chided for not understanding business, off-shore wind moves ahead in Oregon, the Tango electric mini car, clean tech job creation

By October 8, 2008


Marathon Oil, GM invest in ethanol maker Mascoma

Refining giant and automobile mainstay invest in Mascoma's ethanol-making microbes, part of $61 million in third-round funding for the clean-tech start-up.

By May 6, 2008


Cellulosic ethanol upstart Mascoma fills coffers

The ethanol maker, trying to move toward commercial-scale plants, raises an additional $50 million, according to report.

By February 28, 2008


Mascoma to breaks ground on cellulosic plant--a year late

One of the darlings of cellulosic ethanol is breaking ground on its plant.

By December 6, 2007


Mascoma: Why all the different ethanol plants?

Cellulosic ethanol specialist start-up to build plants in Michigan, New York and Tennessee, with plans to experiment with different feedstocks.

By September 24, 2007