Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Cunning Capitalists Go Blazing Into Biofuels
Sep. 24 2010 - 1:04 pm
Posted by Hilary Kramer

There’s a new wave of capitalists with a conscience at the helm of tomorrow’s green energy revolution. These entrepreneurs are trailblazing into areas of clean technology that will ultimately be integral and fundamental aspects of the plastics, chemicals and fuel industries. These promising, clean and cost-efficient new areas of growth are known as the bioproduct and biofuel markets.

Companies are using proprietary technology that takes inputs as diverse as algae, willow trees and sugar cane to produce oils and biomaterials in standard fermentation facilities quickly, cleanly, inexpensively and on a large scale.

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