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bioethanol

Nick Jelley

in A Dictionary of Energy Science


Published online January 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191826276

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A *biofuel produced primarily from plants containing α-glucose polymers, such as sugar cane and corn. The sugar from these plants can be directly fermented by yeast or bacteria, which convert the carbohydrates to ethanol and produce ...

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Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology ; Fossil Fuel Technologies ; Energy Economics

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