Will ethanol become an environmentally-friendly fuel some day?

Michael Giberson A Reuters story on an ethanol techology advancement is titled, “UK technology could turn U.S. ethanol industry green.” The essence of the process is a composting bacteria that can take distillers’ grain, a by-product of ethanol production, and extract more ethanol from it.  Because the process works while the distillers’ grain is still … More Will ethanol become an environmentally-friendly fuel some day?

Danish wind power report by IER, and views from the NRDC

Michael Giberson Denmark has a lot of wind power capacity.  On that point, pretty much all observers agree.  Beyond that point, opinions diverge. The Institute for Energy Research, possibly in response to President Obama’s references to Denmark as a renewable energy model, has commissioned a report from Danish think tank CEPOS on the nature of … More Danish wind power report by IER, and views from the NRDC