Ethanol- Solution or Problem?


What’s Ethanol? Ethanol is an alcohol-based alternative fuel produced from crops such as corn, barley, and wheat or from “cellulosic biomass” such as trees and grasses. Brazil and the US together account for nearly 70% of global ethanol production. Virtually all US ethanol requirements today are satisfied by domestic production. Today All gasoline vehicles are [Continue Reading]

How to use ethanol as alternative


Ethanol fuel is changing our lives and changing the economy in ways no one anticipated before, with energy costs rising every day, there has been an increased interest in ethanol fuel. Ethanol is a variety of alcohol that can be produced in a natural fashion, similar to the way in which alcoholic beverages are produced. [Continue Reading]

Is Ethanol Truly A Viable Option?


Most people recognize the simple fact that there is only a certain amount of oil reserves in the planet. And anything that is in limited supply is certain to run out sooner or later. Because all societies are so dependent on oil, if oil ran out before a sufficient alternative was created, there would be [Continue Reading]

The “cheap gas” that will replace high-priced petroleum?


High gas prices have been a thorn in the side of all drivers for the last few years, as they continue to steadily rise. That is why alternative fuels such as ethanol have gained so much attention during the same period. Some believe that it can be the savior of America’s energy policy, while others [Continue Reading]

Producing Ethanol From Corn Commercially


This second article by Absolute Futures will explain the commercial production of ethanol. Ethanol is a product of fermentation. Fermentation is a sequence of reactions which release energy from organic molecules in the absence of oxygen. In this application of fermentation, energy is obtained when sugar is changed to ethanol and carbon dioxide. Changing corn [Continue Reading]

Ethanol May Cause Increased Food Prices


Ethanol gas stations are popping up all over as more people become interested in running their cars on ethanol. Indeed, many people already use ethanol and don’t realize it because much gasoline today contains 5% ethanol. In some places such as in Minnesota, gas sold must contain 20% ethanol. Ethanol cars have been touted as [Continue Reading]

How to make simple Ethanol Fuel


Ethanol fuel is produced simillar to ethanol for drinking. The ethanol production process is a simple distillation as well as a double distillation. You can now make ethanol. Ethanol energy is less expensive plus more good for the environment than fossil fuels like gasoline, diesel or coal. The choice to make ethanol fuel requires planning. [Continue Reading]