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Why Alcohol Fuel?

From Permaculture.com

  • We can reverse global warming.
  • We can revitalize the economy instead of suffering through Peak Oil; locally produced ethanol supercharges regional economies - it's cheaper for consumers and businesses
  • The byproducts of small-scale alcohol plants are valuable; they can be used in profitable, energy-efficient, and environmentally positive ways.
  • Unlike hydrogen fuel cells, we can easily use alcohol fuel in the vehicles we already own.
  • Scale matters—most of the widely publicized potential problems with ethanol are a function of scale.
  • Almost every country can become energy independent.

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