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June 04, 2007


Katahdin Energy Works

They have an invitation to set up a bio-refinery in Mid-Coast Maine to produce jet-bio-fuel at Brunswick Naval Air Station's emerging aviation complex.


Cellulosic Ethanol has me scared as hell.

Virtually every single estimate seen is entirely that, an estimate.

Not only that, it's an estimate which makes a gigantic number of unrealistic assumptions.

More or less, we have given Cellulosic Ethanol a magical aura.
All while ignoring that it's not even possible for photosynthesis to exceed 11% solar efficiency.

Perhaps the scariest thing is that virtually all the information we have about Cellulosic Ethanol all seems to cycle back to venture capitalists, Argonne National Labs.

Blind faith is a scary thing.

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