Hey – wouldn’t it be great to pay $1.00/gallon for fuel to run your automobile? Yes, those were the “good old days”, but I’m not talking about gasoline… I’m talking about ethanol. There are many substances that can be used to create ethanol with corn being one of the most expensive to use. Agricultural waste, scrap wood, old tires and other materials can be converted to ethanol by bacteria. Yes, you heard me correctly, bacteria. Now that’s innovation.
You can learn more about this at Penn Portal. The good news for Pennsylvania is that a cellulosic plant is currently planned to be built in Madison, PA. Music to my ears… more jobs in Pennsylvania.