CHICAGO – Coskata Inc., a biology-based renewable-energy company supported with an investment from General Motors Corp., calls its cellulosic-ethanol production process bulletproof and says the next step is to increase the efficiency of the microscopic organisms used in making the fuel. The organisms can make cellulosic ethanol for less than $1 per gallon (3.8 L), a threshold Coskata passed in January, at roughly the same time GM announced its undisclosed stake in the firm. “We flew by ...

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