Green and growing?

Traczek, Chris
October 2006
National Petroleum News;Oct2006, Vol. 98 Issue 11, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the issue concerning the use of alternative fuel such as biodiesel in replacement of gasoline. The author provides an overview on the ethanol-based E85 fuel generated from corn. Despite the possible advantages, still, E85's viability is remains in question. The author enumerates some backdrops on the use of E85 fuel.


Related Articles

  • Renewable energy generates multiple benefits for the nation. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;10/5/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p5 

    The article shares the author's insights about the renewable energy in the U.S. The author notes that they are going to explore the potential replacement of their fossil use with an energy that will be produced by the researchers and industrialists. He said that they are looking for the...

  • Fuelling the future. Carmichael, Helen; Odriscoll, Cath // ICIS Chemical Business;2/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p22 

    The article focuses on the move of Europe and the U.S. to produce biofuels in their efforts to lessen their dependency on oil imports. The first biofuel programs were boosted by Common Agricultural Policy reforms in 1992. The European Union is working towards secure energy supplies. European...

  • Alternate fuels update. MARTIN, JOHN // Fleet Equipment;Feb2013, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p8 

    In this article, the author discusses a debate on whether to approve the reinstatement of corn-based ethanol fuels or not in the U.S., following the federal subsidies reform for biodiesel, cellulosic ethanol and other forms of renewable energy. He highlights the reasons which support the denial...

  • Diversion of Crops Could Cause More Hunger. Tenenbaum, David J. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jun2008, Vol. 116 Issue 6, pA254 

    This article discusses the effects of biofuel production on world hunger. According to the author, as the U.S. Brazil, China, and the European countries convert more land to feedstock production, less is available for food, and prices rise. Food aid shipments have been reduced. This has caused...

  • Import of Biofuels into and the Marketing off Biofuels in the European Union: an Analysis of the Current Law on Customs, Energy Taxes and Biofuel Quotas. Stein, Roland M. // Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p600 

    Currently, there is an ongoing discussion about the pros and cons of biofuels. However it is an inalienable fact that it is not realistic to reduce greenhouse gases in the transport sector using current fuels. Therefore, biofuels have to be promoted. In order to increase the use of bio fuels it...

  • BIOMASS ENERGY CONSUMPTION.  // Biomass Bulletin;2009, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p76 

    The article presents abstracts on biomass energy consumption which include the logistic issues of biomass, biodiesel as an alternative fuel for diesel engines, and the performance of gasoline engine with ethanol blended gasoline fuels.

  • Farming Bio Fuels. Decesaro, Jennifer; Spielvogel, Tamra // State Legislatures;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p14 

    The article focuses on the increased production and use of biofuels across the U.S. The country uses corn to produce ethanol. According to the Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute, some acres currently planted in soybeans will shift to corn production due to the demand for ethanol....

  • Potency of Microalgae as Biodiesel Source in Indonesia. Hadiyanto; Widayat; Kumoro, Andri Cahyo // International Journal of Renewable Energy Development;Feb2012, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p23 

    Within 20 years, Indonesia should find another energy alternative to substitute current fossil oil. Current use of renewable energy is only 5% and need to be improved up to 17% of our energy mix program. Even though, most of the area in Indonesia is covered by sea, however the utilization of...

  • Extraction of Biodiesel from a Second Generation Energy Crop (Jatropha curcas L.) by Transesterification Process. Nahar, Kamrun; Sunny, S. A. // Journal of Environmental Science & Technology;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p498 

    Second generation biofuel crops can help supply fuel and alleviate the energy crisis with greater environmental benefits. Biofuel production uses biomass generally consisting of energy crops which usually also produces food. Second generation biofuel crops are ones that are not typically used...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics