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California policies aimed at reducing electricity use and curbing greenhouse gas emissions have the unintended consequence of making new plug-in hybrid vehicles uneconomical.
The United States doesn't have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with ethanol but could meet the standard with significant increases in cellulosic and next-generation biofuels, according to a Purdue University study.
By Stall, Sam Not long ago, the innocuous prairie grass known to scientists as Panicum gatum was of interest only to a handful of researchers. But, in 2006, the woody perennial catapulted from eyesore to national savior.
The recent boom in production of ethanol from corn grain has tightly linked the agriculture and energy sectors in an unprecedented fashion.