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CAAFI - Farm to Fly 2.0 16 9 16
Transcript of CAAFI - Farm to Fly 2.0 16 9 16
Building an ABF Integrated Supply Chain in Florida
Feedstock - Grower - Processor - End User
The Treasure Coast Research Park
University of Florida
Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences
Fallow Fields Working Group
Civic - Business - Academia - Government
Florida Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services
- Office of Energy
- Florida Energy System Consortium (FESC)
ABF Feedstock Certification Working Group
USDA - ARS, RD, FS, NRCS
TCERDA FY 2013-14 OPERATING GOALS
Complete Backbone Infrastructure
the Advanced BioFuel (ABF) Supply Chain
Vendor - Grower - Processor - ABF Customer
Program - Finance - Build
Plan Future Sites
Center for AgriLife Research & Entrepreneurship
Secure Build To Suit Prospects
Connect Fiber Optics
Florida ranks in the top five States for Total BioFuel Assets with just 2% ABF Assets Deployed
TCERDA'S ask of RESEARCH COMMUNITY LEADERS:
LIKE US on FACEBOOK and FOLLOW US on TWITTER.
Partner in RESEARCH PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT.
Actively Support FEDERAL & STATE Funding requests.
TCERDA 1,650 acres
Treasure Coast Research Community Master Plan
Phase I Quad A
Completion of FL Dept of Transportation's $35.5 million widening of Kings Highway to four lanes from Okeechobee Road to north Treasure Coast Research Park WILL INCREASE CORRIDOR property values.
TCERDA’s goal is $1 Billion in direct jobs and economic impact in the next ten years.
$100 million Capital Investment TO DATE
Treasure Coast Research Park Economic Impact
2004 - 2014
Land – 1,650 acres estimated value @ $30,000/acre - $49.5 million
University of Florida
St. Lucie District Schools
St. Lucie County
State of Florida
Buildings – 260,000 square feet estimated value @$200/sq-ft = $52.0 million
USDA ARS – 170,000 sq-ft
UF IFAS – 90,000 sq-ft
Infrastructure and Site Work - $3.2 million funded by St. Lucie County BOCC
Kimley Horn, AECOM, Miller Legg, GCY Inc., Dunkelberger Engineers - design and engineering, permits, testing - $809,700
FPUA contract for water and sewer lines - $795,000
Dickerson Florida for lake, landscaping, Pruitt Research Rd improvements - $1,595,300
Treasure Coast Annual Operations - 242 On Site JOBS + 750 Indirect JOBS
Research Operations and Personnel (242 staff) - $30 million (fy14)
USDA ARS-175 staff; UF IFAS-65 staff; TCERDA-2 staff.
$100 million - capital
$400 million - operations
Treasure Coast FUTURE Impact 2014 - 2024
Half reside in St. Lucie County including the Cities of Port St. Lucie and Ft. Pierce
Half reside in adjacent Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee and Palm Beach Counties
Sunshine Kitchen Incubator will create new Food Businesses to Bridge the Region's Production - Consumption Gap
ABF Sugar Beet
POTENTIAL Cottage/Heirloom Market
$680 million Treasure Coast Foodshed
x 15% = $102 Million Annual Retail Sales
1,700 direct jobs + 4,250 indirect jobs
STRENGTHEN THE COMPETITIVENESS & SUSTAINABILITY OF FLORIDA AGRICULTURE BY LOCAL PROCESSING OF LOCALLY GROWN CROPS
Sustainable Regional Growth
Triple Bottom Line Focus
People then Planet then Profit
Potential Fresh Water Harvest
500,000 fallow acres; 3.33 ft.
x15% X 1 Million gallons/acre
75 Billion gallons @$.0004/gal.
BioInformatics Data Management Center
Diseased Citrus Can't Sneeze
Return Groves to Productivity Quicker with More Cost Effective, Safer Drug Treatments
Annual Grove Production
1998 : Insect first reported
2003 : 282 Million Boxes
2005 : Bacteria found
2011 : Virus prophage found
2015 : 76 Million Boxes
LOST CROP: -206 Million Boxes
1920 Citrus Lab
REGIONAL PAYBACK ON ST. LUCIE COUNTY INVESTMENT TO DATE (2000-2014) = [$300MM/$16MM] OR 2500.0%
State of Florida
(50 million trees)
Investor - Partner Facilities
RFQ/RFP #1 - Developer Partner
Phase I South (Pruitt) - 50,000 sq-ft.
Available For 3-15 year lease term
Wet Lab/Dry Lab/Office/Data Center
RFQ/RFP #2 - Developer Partner Arboretum Place
Phase II North (Picos) - 500,000 sq-ft.
Mixed Use - Hotel - Conference
Ancillary Service Retail
Student & Scientist Housing
Condo Wet-Dry Lab/Office
Provide market priced research laboratory and support service office space.
Provide a venue for national and international academic research programs.
Provide an opportunity to host visitors, alumni, and the business community.
Add to the Treasure Coast Research Park's role as a regional innovation center, scientific and AgriLife community meeting place.
Provide access and exposure to the TCERDA for the broader community;
Assure self-supporting financing operations.
Parcel 1 – 11.07 net acres, 200,000 building.
Parcel 2 – 28.10 net acres, 300,000 building.
TOTAL – 29.17 net acres, 500,000 building.
Terabyte = 10^11
Petabyte = 10^14
"Advanced Drop-in Molecules"
2012 TCERDA began search for Alternative Commercial Crops
2013 TCERDA/UF legislative funding request
2014-2015 $750,000 FL DACS Office of Energy
ABF Feedstock agronomy & RIN EPA certification
2014 FESC ABF Working Group
Industrial Sugar Crop (ISC) certification
Convene stakeholders to build integrated supply chain
2015 CAAFI Florida "Farm to Fly 2.0" initiative
Focus sustainable feedstock for industrial
Drop in Molecules
(a) Fructose sugar
Potential Advanced "Drop In Molecule" Market
of Fallow Citrus Fields -
25,000,000 Ton harvest
industrial sugar and
550,000,000 gal. 105 octane Ethanol
$1.375 Billion Annual Sales
25,000 direct jobs
+ 75,000 indirect jobs
Reclaim Excess N-P-K Nutrients for Energy
12 carbon sugar
Indian River Lagoon
Since 2004, Florida has lost over 50 million citrus trees with lost annual sales over $1.5 billion per year!
The HLB disease is present in every citrus grove in Florida and is a worldwide scourge with NO treatment available.
ABF root crop cultivation and processing will help Florida meet air standards of the U.S. Clean Air Act.
Replacing one barrel of fossil jet fuel with Sustainable Aviation Jet Fuel (SAJF) eliminates
ONE HALF TON OF CO2
US Commercial Airlines use of ABF “Drop-In” Sustainable Jet Fuels is forecast to grow to 8 billion gallons per year by 2030
ABF root crops
Sucrose (C12) 15-18%
Pulp 7 - 8%
Florida spends $42 billion for 290 million barrels of petroleum annually, 10% aviation, 90% in transportation.
100 million people visit Florida annually.
20+ million people live in Florida.
Florida aviation consumes 4.9 million gallons jet fuel/day.
Potential "Drop In Molecule" Market
400,000 acres of Fallow Citrus Fields
Four season crop rotation
32 million ton harvest
$1Billion Annual AG Sales
3 million tons/year - dairy & cattle feed
458 million gallons/year - SJAF Fuel/biochemicals
Remove two Deep Water Horizons of CO2/year
35,000 direct jobs, 70,000 indirect jobs
Save the Indian River Lagoon
$3.0 Billion Annual Economic Impact
Seed Company - Grower - Processor - Air Carrier - Traveler - Public
Advanced BioFuel (ABF) and BioPlastic
Molecules from Sucrose
Succinic Acid (C4)
Florida Commercial Aviation (1.38 billion gallons Jet A)
Florida GDP $61.9B (8.44%) & 930,000 jobs (9.4%)
Sucrose root crops are
natural carbon sponges
Florida has 6,000 square miles of
FALLOW FIELDS with the capacity to grow BOTH food and energy!
Florida aviation adds 1.7
cubic miles of CO2 annually
Dimethyl Ester (C2)
adds 11.9 cubic miles
of CO2 annually
60 million boxes!
Sources of excess nutrient
municipal waste water
farms, cattle, & dairy
residences & golf courses
ABF Feedstock crops can be used to intercept excess water nutrients
F2F2 Working Group
Florida Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel Supply Chain
"Meeting Stakeholder Needs"
"GHG Multiplier Effect"