Wither biofuels?

Biofuels panel

The biofuels panel was concentrating on feedstocks – and they are not sure corn can scale – and keep prices around $45 a barrel, even as oil goes above$70+. The idea was floated that there could be ‘hemispheric energy independence’ with a mix of biofuels.

Waste products, like used cooking oil, are probably good feedstocks, ultimately. The panel was leery of government-specified feedstocks, preferring to follow market economics. Pump prices are a much stronger driver than government mandate…


About Chris Gulker

Chris Gulker, a self-described Infuential Blogger, lived in Menlo Park, California with spouse Linda. He passed away in late October 2010.
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