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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.
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.
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?
Quos wants to take seawater and turn it into drinking water cheaply.
Biofuel created from forestry or agricultural waste could replace a decent chunk of the annual gas use in the U.S. by 2030.
Biofuels are under attack for environmental and economic reasons. GM and biofuel firms counter that low-cost ethanol from sustainable growth is coming soon.
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.