Ethanol fuel
Ethanol fuel is ethanol (ethyl alcohol), the same type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. It is most often used as a motor fuel, mainly as a biofuel additive for gasoline. World ethanol product...
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Ethanol fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation, also referred to as ethanol fermentation, is a biological process in which elements such as glucose, fructose, and sucrose are converted into cellular energy and thereby produc...
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Ethanol fuel by country
The world's top ethanol fuel producers in 2011 were the United States with 13.9 billion U.S. liquid gallons (bg) (52.6 billion liters) and Brazil with 5.6 bg (21.1 billion liters), accounting togethe...
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Ethanol fuel energy balance
In order to create ethanol, all biomass needs to go through some of these steps: it needs to be grown, collected, dried, fermented, and burned. All of these steps require resources and an infrastructu...
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Fuel vs. food
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
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Issues relating to biofuels
There are various social, economic, environmental and technical issues with biofuel production and use, which have been discussed in the popular media and scientific journals. These include: the effec...
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Bioenergy in China
China has set the goal of attaining one percent of its renewable energy generation through bioenergy in 2020.The development of bioenergy in China is needed to meet the rising energy demand.Several in...
Jigawa ethanol programme
The Jigawa ethanol program is a program to produce ethanol from agricultural products in Jigawa, Nigeria. The ethanol programme was initiated by the Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to process s...
Flexible-fuel vehicles in Brazil
The fleet of flexible-fuel vehicles in Brazil is the largest in the world, and since their inception in 2003, a total of 20 million flex fuel cars and light trucks have been manufactured in the c...
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Cellulosic ethanol
Cellulosic ethanol is a biofuel produced from wood, grasses, or the inedible parts of plants.It is a type of biofuel produced from lignocellulose, a structural material that comprises much of the mas...
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Agricultural policy of the United States
The agricultural policy of the United States is composed primarily of the periodically renewed federal U.S. farm bills.
Over the first 200 years of U.S. agricultural history until the 1920s, agri...
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Corn ethanol
Corn ethanol is ethanol produced from corn that is used as a biomass. Corn ethanol is produced by means of ethanol fermentation and distillation.Corn ethanol is mainly used as an oxygenate in gasoline...
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Saccharum edule
Saccharum edule is a species of grass in the genus Saccharum, the sugarcanes. It is cultivated in tropical climates in southeastern Asia and the unopened flower heads are eaten. It has many common nam...
Ethanol effect
The Ethanol Effect refers to the unintended consequences of United States' reliance on the biofuel ethanol as a substitute for fossil fuels and as a quick-fix solution for America’s reliance on foreig...
BioEthanol for Sustainable Transport
BioEthanol for Sustainable Transport (BEST) was a four-year project financially supported by the European Union for promoting the introduction and market penetration of bioethanol as a vehicle fuel, a...
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Saccharum arundinaceum
Saccharum arundinaceum, commonly known as Hardy Sugar Cane, is a grass native to South Asia. In Tamil it is known as நாணல் (nāṇal). In Assamese it is known as মেগেলা কুঁহিয়াৰ meghela kuhiyaar, the w...
Flexible-fuel vehicles in the United States
Flexible-fuel vehicles in the United States are the second largest flex-fuel fleet in the world after Brazil, and there were about 11 million flex-fuel cars and light trucks in operation in early 2013...
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Saccharum ravennae
Saccharum ravennae, with the common name Ravennagrass, elephant grass and locally known as ekra, ikora(ইকঁৰা) in Assamese is a species of grass in genus the Saccharum, the sugarcane genus. It is nativ...
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Vinasse
Vinasse is a byproduct of the sugar industry. Sugarcane or Sugar beet is processed to produce crystalline sugar, pulp and molasses. The latter are further processed by fermentation to ethanol, ascorbi...
Saccharum spontaneum
Kans grass (Saccharum spontaneum) (Hindi: काँस kām̥s, Oriya: କାଶତଣ୍ଡି kāśataṇḍi) Assamese: কঁহুৱা, খাগৰী kahuwa, khagori is a grass native to the Indian Subcontinent. It is a perennial gra...
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Raízen
Raízen is the third largest Brazilian energy company by revenue and the fifth largest in Brazil. The company is a joint-venture formed in 2010 from the merger of the assets of sugar, fuel and ethanol ...
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Fulton ethanol plant
Sunoco's Fulton ethanol plant in Fulton, New York is the first such facility owned by the company. The plant is spread over an area of 115 acres in Riverview Business Park and includes a 250,000 ...
Treethanol
Treethanol is an ethanol fuel (more precisely cellulosic ethanol) made from trees.
The biofuel is a contender in the race to find an energy alternative to fossil fuels. Proponents of Treethanol c...
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E85 in the United States
E85 is an abbreviation for an ethanol fuel blend of between 51% and 85% denatured ethanol fuel and gasoline or other hydrocarbon (HC) by volume.
The number of stations in the United States that se...
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Saccharum officinarum
Saccharum officinarum, sugarcane, is a large, strong-growing species of grass in the genus Saccharum. It originated in southeast Asia and is now cultivated in tropical and subtropical countries worldw...
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Sustainable biofuel
Biofuels, in the form of liquid fuels derived from plant materials, are entering the market, driven by factors such as oil price spikes and the need for increased energy security. However, many of the...
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REC-90
REC-90 is an ethanol-free, 90 octane unleaded gasoline blend designed for use in recreational/marine engines which can be damaged by the ethanol found in other gasoline blends. It is also usable in s...
Low-carbon fuel standard
A low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) is a rule enacted to reduce carbon intensity in transportation fuels as compared to conventional petroleum fuels, such as gasoline and diesel. The most common low-car...
Ethanol fuel in the United States
The United States became the world's largest producer of ethanol fuel in 2005. The U.S. produced 13.9 billion U.S. liquid gallons (52.6 billion liters) of ethanol fuel in 2011, an increase from 13.2 ...
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