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Costs and Benefits of a Biomass-to-Ethanol Production Industry in California

This extensive study explores the feasibility of using biomass cellulosic substances from forest materials, agricultural residues, and urban waste as feedstock for ethanol production. Discussions include the environmental and economic impacts of ethanol production, and the possible effects of the development of the ethanol industry on electrical production and use, and the possible effects of ethanol productin on fossil fuel use.

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Date Of Record Release 2005-07-01 14:17:15
Description This extensive study explores the feasibility of using biomass cellulosic substances from forest materials, agricultural residues, and urban waste as feedstock for ethanol production. Discussions include the environmental and economic impacts of ethanol production, and the possible effects of the development of the ethanol industry on electrical production and use, and the possible effects of ethanol productin on fossil fuel use.
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Source California Energy Commission
Keyword Energy, Biomass energy, Sustainable energy, Biofuels, Ethanol, Energy efficiency, Cellulose waste, Fossil fuels
Date Of Record Creation 2005-07-01 14:17:15
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Date Last Modified 2010-05-13 18:46:06
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2005-07-01 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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