Biofuel Why now?

Robinson, Simon
October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/8/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p21
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the use of food crops for the production of biofuels. It is stated that first-generation biofuels are predominantly ethanol, made from fermenting grains or sugary materials, followed by distillation and dehydration. Second-generation biofuels, which are still under development, aim to use the cellulose and lignin found in the stems of green and woody plants.


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