> Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> > Many farms in the midwest are already diesel/gasoline free, using ethanol to
> > run the tractors and other equipment. And they're making money.
> Are you sure it is 100 % ethanol and not E85? or biodiesel?
Does it really matter very much ? The point is made.
> And can the ethanol distilleries by fitted so that their energy costs
> are all ethanol.
Whyever not ?
> Now that would be an experiment even I could believe in. Where a farm
> starts out the year with only ethanol fuel and the distillery uses only
> ethanol fuel and whether at the end there is a gain or loss in ethanol.
I've been pointing out this possibilty here for some time. Clearly there has to
an ethanol gain ( i.e. a product to sell at the end of the day ) or it wouldn't
worth doing it !