Browsing the "corn" Tag

McDonald's, not Ethanol, is What's Raising Chicken and Food Prices

August 31st, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Despite the fact that farmers denied it and that the AAA came out against anti-ethanol ads, a huge percentage of the public believes big oil’s ridiculous fear mongering. As has happened time and time again, new information coming is making those people look pretty silly

New Florida Plant Can Make Ethanol from Grass and Garbage

August 6th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The INEOS plant heats organic materials in collected organic waste materials (food, yard clippings, etc.) which produces a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Bacteria feed on the heated waste to ferment the gas and create ethanol. The company says it intends to begin selling ethanol to US fuel companies and plans to release its first shipments later this month

Brazil Set to Profit from Surge in Ethanol Demand

July 28th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Ethanol is in high demand in America and across the world. As the largest sugar producer ethanol, Brazil is set to profit as the price of biofuel at the pump is now more competitive than gasoline on the open market, according to Brazilian analysts.

Not So Fast, Big Oil: the AAA is NOT Against Ethanol or E15

July 23rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

In an official statement, the AAA spoke out against the American Petroleum Institute (API) ads, stating that “this commercial is the latest in a series of communications on social media and elsewhere which portray AAA as being ‘anti-ethanol’. This is not the case! AAA remains a strong supporter of ethanol and E15!

For Science! Major Obstacle for Ethanol Fuel Cells Overcome

July 17th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

More awesome corn ethanol news! Researchers at the A*STAR Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences in Singapore have developed a process for pulling fuel-cell hydrogen from ethanol that virtually eliminates the harmful carbon emissions of current hydrogen-extraction processes

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