TITLE

Biofuel Why now?

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Simon
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/8/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27192706

 

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