January 17, 2012

...AND CHEAPER...:

Want Cheap Biofuel? A Startup Makes It with Natural Gas (KEVIN BULLIS, 1/17/12, Technology Review)

Virent, a biofuels company based in Madison, Wisconsin, has developed a potentially inexpensive way to make gasoline and other valuable chemicals out of grass and wood chips. Its approach reduces costs by simplifying or eliminating expensive processing steps, and by using natural gas to increase the amount of fuel that can be made from a given amount of biomass.

Posted by at January 17, 2012 7:10 AM
  

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