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BIOFUELS
Practical energy solutions are close at hand

Renewable biofuels have traditionally been made from crops, like corn, sugarcane and soy. This approach has limitations. However, recent technology advancements have made it possible to make biofuels, called cellulosic biofuels, from inedible biomass — all the stems, stalks and leaves of plants.

Our energy crops maximize the amount of biomass that can be grown per acre. Right now, the greatest attention is on ethanol, but our energy crops could also be processed into a number of alternative fuels.

Cellulosic
Biorefineries

Biorefinery

Where our crops become biofuels >>

Carbohydrates
and Cell Walls

Swithgrass

Not all carbohydrates are the same >>

 

 

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