Breaking into the Cellulosic Ethanol Market: Capacity and Storage Strategies
Paul M. Darby,
Tyler Mark () and
Michael E. Salassi
No 56542, 2010 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Orlando, Florida from Southern Agricultural Economics Association
This paper examines the possibilities of breaking into the cellulosic ethanol market in south Louisiana via strategic feedstock choices and the leveraging of the area’s competitive advantages. A small plant strategy is devised whereby the first-mover problem might be solved, and several scenarios are tested using Net Present Value analysis.
Keywords: Agribusiness; Agricultural Finance; Crop Production/Industries; Production Economics; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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