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Future Fuel

In future there must be shortage for fuels.how we have to find some other alternative methods to solve it.Recently i read an interesting article about future fuel by Prof. Joel Schor. US department of Agriculture. I would like to share with readers

According to the Volkswagen Corporation, automobile fuels by the year 2000 are likely to consist of gasoline, methanol from coal, diesel oil, and liquefied petroleum gas, with only a small percentage of ethanol derived from biomass. “Gasohol,” used widely during the energy crisis of the 1970s in the United States, is a blend of 10 percent ethanol with 90 percent gasoline. The alcohol production process involves three steps: reduction of the material to water-soluble sugars, fermentation to produce alcohol, and distillation by boiling to separate the alcohol from the water.
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