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With the world’s population projected to surpass 9 billion by 2050, now is the time to prepare for a secure energy future. We invite you to collaborate with our global teams to find science-driven, sustainable energy solutions.

From renewable energy sources like photovoltaics, wind, biofuels, and fuel cells to the application of advanced materials making the exploration, production and transportation of oil and gas more efficient, DuPont products & services help provide better performance, reliability, lower cost, improved safety and a reduced environmental footprint. Our offerings support energy-enabling technologies in energy storage and throughout the electricity generation, distribution and conversion processes.

We are focused on developing innovative and economically viable solutions for the world’s energy needs across multiple technologies. Together we can find the right solutions to secure a brighter, cleaner energy future.

NEWS

  • Ellen Kullman Calls on Congress to Preserve Renewable Fuel Standard

    PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2014 – In a keynote speech at the 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman called on Congress and the administration to ensure regulatory stability for the renewable fuel industry by preserving the Renewable Fuel Standard, regulations ensuring renewable fuel makers market access in the United States.

  • Koninckx Calls to Expedite Move to Biobased Economy

    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA April 8, 2014 – In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, Jan Koninckx, business director for Biorefineries at DuPont, called on Congress to preserve the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars of private investment in advanced biofuels and is expediting the transition from a petroleum-based to a biobased economy.

  • USDA and DuPont Announce New Conservation Collaboration

    JOHNSTON, Iowa, March 29, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new federal-private conservation collaboration with DuPont to safeguard natural resources on private lands used to supply biobased feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol production.

  • DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol Breaks Ground on Iowa Biorefinery

    NEVADA, Iowa, November 30, 2012 – DuPont today came one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa. Expected to be completed in mid-2014, this more than $200 million Iowa biorefinery will be among the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic facilities in the world.

  • Fuels America Coalition to Protect the Renewable Fuel Standard

    WILMINGTON, Delaware, September 27, 2012 – A growing coalition of advanced and traditional renewable fuel stakeholders today joined forces to defend America’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the economic, clean energy and national security benefits it provides.

  • Fagen to Build DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol Biorefinery

    WILMINGTON, Delaware, May 1, 2012 – DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced today it will contract with Fagen, Inc., to build one of the world’s first commercial cellulosic ethanol biorefineries in Nevada, Iowa.

  • DuPont Wins Sustainable Biofuels Award for Feedstock Innovation

    DES MOINES, Iowa, March 15, 2012 – DuPont has won the 2012 Sustainable Biofuels Award in the Sustainable Feedstock Innovation Category for its Stover Harvest Collection Project. This is a comprehensive research and scale-up project for DuPont Industrial Biosciences that significantly advances the cellulosic ethanol industry toward commercialization and advances DuPont’s efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

  • DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol | Leadership Changes

    AMES, Iowa, November 15, 2011 – DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced today management changes to its cellulosic ethanol business, formerly known as DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol (DDCE).

  • DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions Helps Hanau Energies Concept Create its Largest Solar Park

    The 6.8 megawatt (MW) solar park features 26,334 crystalline silicon solar panels made with advanced materials from DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions to help ensure optimal power output and durability.

  • DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and Yingli Solar Collaborate on China Solar Power Project

    DuPont and Yingli Solar have completed the installation of a 210 kilowatt solar power project on the rooftop of the DuPont China R&D Center in Shanghai. The project contains Yingli Solar’s monocrystalline PANDA modules, which utilize innovative new technologies that are enabled in part by advanced materials from DuPont.

  • Advanced Formulations Designed to Improve Solar Panel Performance

    DuPont™ Solamet® PV18H and PV18J photovoltaic metallization pastes offer solar cell manufacturers improved efficiency and profitability.

  • DuPont Addresses Quality and Reliability in Photovoltaics

    DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions outlined risk mitigation strategies that system owners and financiers can adopt to increase power output, help improve their return on investment and lower the cost of solar electricity.

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