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However, these cost projections are measures of research progress based on a number of needed assumptions and simplifications, and processing costs will be sensitive to variabilities in feedstock costs, project financing approach, technology used, and other factors that require more detailed estimates. Nonetheless, they show that bioethanol can be competitive. Two advances were instrumental to reducing the cost of bioethanol by about a factor of four over the past 20 years (5). First, improvements were made in our ability to make biosugars from cellulose and hemicellulose by "overcoming the recalcitrance of biomass".
However, significant challenges remain in applying such technologies due to their inherently high capital costs, the low value of commodity products, and uncertainty for first time commercial uses. Thus, only projects that are economically and technically viable will be successful, and improving our fundamental understanding of bioprocessing technology is vital to support lowcost scale up to commercial operations and to provide a foundation for technological improvements. In addition, more attention must be devoted to advancing technologies that promise to radically reduce the cost of pretreatment and biological processing to achieve competitiveness in an open market without subsidies, with applied fundamental research also being important to this quest.
The following are outstanding examples: Chapparal Steel in Midlothian, Texas, has developed a steel mill based on industrial ecology concepts. They formed a new company to recycle electric-arc furnace slag into cement production, reducing energy use and C 0 emissions, and they constructed a world-class shredding and recycling facility adjacent to the plant. To enable these innovations, they acquired an exclusive separation technology for non-chlorinated plastics and are participating in byproduct synergy exploration with other firms (17).