Courtesy BlueFire Ethanol BlueFire Ethanol's construction site is ready to break ground in Fulton, Miss. China's biggest electric company, China Huadian, has agreed to provide financing and engineering services for the project. BlueFire Ethanol, one of the competitors not chosen this year to receive U.S. Dept. of Energy loan guarantees to build an advanced biofuels plant, is taking its cause abroad. Last month, the cellulosic ethanol producer attracted China's largest electrical utility, China Huadian Engineering Co. Ltd., which has 75,000 megawatts of generation capacity and $51 billion in assets.This past September, alternative-energy companies were waiting to hear who would win
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