Saturday, January 12, 2008

Switchgrass-to-ethanol comes out clean in study

CNET "A large-scale test on the effectiveness of switchgrass to make ethanol gave the native grass high marks on energy production and greenhouse gases. ... Switchgrass is a favorite of politicians and cellulosic ethanol advocates who say that the grass, which can grow to nine feet, is a better feedstock than corn--the source of most ethanol made today."

Its seems like switchgrass is hot new green technology dejour. Although, its pretty impressive as a green fuel goes.
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