Advanced biofuels could remove blend wall, Senate panel told

12/23/2013
Continued support of developing next-generation transportation biofuels could create alternatives that existing engines and distribution systems can safely handle, two federal government witnesses suggested. This would eliminate the blend wall that the US has hit with growing amounts of corn-based ethanol required under the Renewable Fuel Standard amid reduced gasoline demand, they told the US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and its Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee. The US Department of Energy and the bioenergy community are using cellulosic ethanol research, development, and demonstration successes to accelerate cellulosic and algal "drop-in" biofuel tech...
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