The corn needed for 500 million gallons would be 192 million bushels, or 2.3% of the 1979 crop. ... Because of various state and federal loan and subsidy programs, many new alcohol plants are being considered, particularly in Iowa. Table III shows ... Since it would only take 17.5 million gallons of ethanol to put all of Iowa onto a gasohol base, there will have to be a good marketing effort to sell this fuel.
|Author||:||Association of Energy Engineers|
|Publisher||:||Fairmont Pr - 1981-09|