Bio-ethanol doesn’t have to used crops

I have blogged before about how bio-ethanol does not have to be made from crops, as there are alternatives such as wood-chippings.

This video on YouTube underlines that point, showing how a company in Japan is using so-called “woody biomas” to produce bio-ethanol.


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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.


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