Saturday, November 02, 2013

Fuel From Thin Air? The skinny on making gasoline from air and water : Biofuels Digest

Fuel From Thin Air? The skinny on making gasoline from air and water : Biofuels Digest: "We take carbon, we combine it with hydrogen, put it in a reactor to make methanol, then we take the methanol and put that in another reactor to make petrol. The processes of making synthetic petrol from carbon are well known and have been around for many, many years. The Germans were doing it during the Second World War. The South Africans were doing it during the apartheid years. But they were taking their carbon source from coal. We’re taking our carbon source from the atmosphere.”"

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