26 Feb '13, 1pm

Colorado ethanol producer Front Range Energy moves from corn to woody ... - Autoblog (blog)

Colorado ethanol producer Front Range Energy moves from corn to woody ... - Autoblog (blog)

The Environmental Protection Agency continues to give the green light to E15, but the biofuel doesn't have to come from corn ethanol. The exact source of the ethanol in gasoline – whether its 10 percent ethanol (E10 ) or 15 percent (E15 ) – isn't impacting the E15 debate , it does in the "food vs. fuel" debate, and that's why a potential solution coming out of Colorado caught our eye. Ethanol producer Front Range Energy, based in Windsor, CO, has successfully tested a new process to make ethanol from waste wood . The company has a patented technology for making fuel from woody biomass instead of corn, and is the second major US ethanol producer to do so. Front Range will begin commercial production next year and plans to covert seven percent of its ethanol production from corn to woody biomass during that time. Switching over to that much biomass will reduce corn consumpti...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/02/26/colorado-ethanol-pro...

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