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GM Partners with Ethanol Producer Coskata

January 17th, 2008 |
GM Partners with Ethanol Producer Coskata

During the North American International Auto Show, (NAIAS) one of the most important announcements I heard was made by GM Chairman Rick Wagoner, who announced a partnership with Coskata, a Warrensville, IL, biology-based ethanol producer. The company uses proprietary ...
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Biofuel feedstock: How efficiently can plants capture solar energy?

May 18th, 2007 |
Biofuel feedstock: How efficiently can plants capture solar energy?

Plants are not as efficient as you might think in capturing solar energy. Current photovoltaic panels can capture more energy per square meter — quite a bit more in fact — than biomass crops that are being suggested as feedstock ...
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Intel ISEF 2007: Banana Ethanol

May 18th, 2007 |
Intel ISEF 2007: Banana Ethanol

From the floor of the Albuquerque Convention Center, Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair provided a day full of compelling ideas. Listen to this podcast of three Malaysian high school students who have begun to study the possibility of using ...
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Ethanol: Irrational Exuberance?

April 6th, 2007 |
Ethanol: Irrational Exuberance?

There’s a lot of enthusiasm right now around ethanol as a potential solution to our oil addiction. Not everyone shares that enthusiasm, though. Margot Gerritsen speaks with UC Berkeley Professor Tad Patzek for a different perspective. Patzek is certain that ...
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Alternative Energy Options

April 6th, 2007 |
Alternative Energy Options

Mark Jacobson is a world expert in wind energy and air pollution. He sees wind and solar power — not biomass — as the most optimal energy sources. He says that the increased use of ethanol will not improve the ...
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