WHY BIOETHANOL [1]

Bio is renewable!

Renewable means that fuel consumption rate and raw material production rate are equal.
It results in a null CO2 net balance (CO2 produced by combustion is fixed by photosynthesis at the same rate in the raw material).

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Biomass for Second generation Bioethanol are mainly from wastes
(forestal management wastes, agricultural wastes, wood industry wastes)

With respect to first generation Bioethanol

[1] G. Saracco, Bioetanolo di seconda generazione: una sfida per l’ingegnere chimico, 2nd Bioethanol Conference, Second generation bio-ethanol: a realistic challenge. 4/3/2009 Milano