The evolution of biofuels

June 2008
Power;Jun2008, Vol. 152 Issue 6, p44
Trade Publication
The article focuses on discussions related to the use of ethanol. According to Michael Ramotowski, director of operations at LPP Combustion, the biofuels industry is still in its infancy and the technology is developing. It states that ethanol from corn and biodiesel, which is made from soy beans or palm oil, are regarded as low-yield, first-generation biofuels. Furthermore, second-generation biofuels offer a tremendous value for use in power production by becoming much more readily available and at a lower cost.


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