Salt-tolerant feedstocks: Most Overlooked Biofuels Story #3

July 27, 2010 |

In January, many readers overlooked this story about the Sustainable Bioenergy Research project in the UAE, between Boeing, Honeywell’s UOP, Masdar Institute and Etihad Airways.

But after articles like “Salt Water: The Tangy Taste of Energy Freedom” made clear the importance of salt-tolerant feedstocks in the development of biofuels in a water-hungry world, readers eventually named the Masdar-Boeing project to the Transformative Technology 30 in June. And feedstocks like salicornia, and terms like “halophyte” are becoming more understood.

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