The technology available at the time turned the starch found in corn into sugar, which was then fermented into alcohol. ... other initiatives of the period, the incentives created for ethanol have retained their political support over timeandsurvived pretty much intact. ... Moreover, distillers generally use natural gas for the energy needed to convert the sugarto alcohol. Most of the advantages in reducing petroleum dependence andcarbon emissions get lost, in fact, making ethanol subsidiesanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Declaration of Energy Independence|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-06-30|