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miscanthus

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In the tall grass, researchers find energy alternative

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers say that a sterile grass known as Miscanthus giganteus proved to be significantly more productive than other biofuel crops like corn in the making of ethanol.

By July 30, 2008

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Georgia biofuel plant open for business

Range Fuels, which uses a process that simultaneously produces ethanol and methanol from wood chips, says it's ready to sell biodiesel and ethanol for cars on a large scale.

By August 18, 2010

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Startup takes wood pellets in, turns out 'biogasoline'

Primus Green Energy has developed a process to convert wood pellets and natural gas into a high-octane gasoline. But can they do it cheap enough?

By February 14, 2012

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Desalination without a membrane

Quos wants to take seawater and turn it into drinking water cheaply.

By December 5, 2007

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Cellulosic ethanol could compete with gas, study says

Biofuel created from forestry or agricultural waste could replace a decent chunk of the annual gas use in the U.S. by 2030.

By February 11, 2009

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Energy crops key to biofuels growth

Biofuels are under attack for environmental and economic reasons. GM and biofuel firms counter that low-cost ethanol from sustainable growth is coming soon.

By August 5, 2008

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Coskata CEO explains how to get to $1 a gallon ethanol

Here is Coskata's business plan in a nutshell: take garbage, make gas out of it, and feed it to microbes. Then a big company pays you to teach them how to do it.

By April 7, 2008