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Improved ethanol-to-hydrocarbon conversion

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Researchers report the development of a one-step process for the low-cost conversion of ethanol into mixed hydrocarbons that could be blended with gasoline or jet fuel; the process reduces costs of ethanol conversion 12-fold and provides an opportunity to direct current and future biofuels production toward applications for which they are suited to achieve climate stabilization, according to the authors.

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Article #18-21684: "Technoeconomic and life-cycle analysis of single-step catalytic conversion of wet ethanol into fungible fuel blendstocks," by John R. Hannon et al.

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