Research and Markets: Biofuel Industry in the United States


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DUBLIN----Research and Markets (Biofuel Industry ) has announced the addition of the "Biofuel Industry in the United States" report to their offering.

Biofuels are liquid, solid, or gaseous fuels derived from renewable biological sources. Biomass can be burned directly for thermal energy or converted to other high-value energy sources including ethanol, biodiesel, methanol, hydrogen, or methane. Currently, ethanol from corn grain and biodiesel are the only biofuels produced in the United States on an industrial scale.

Most of the four billion gallons of ethanol produced in 2005 came from 13% of the U.S. corn crop (1.43 billion bushels of corn grain). This represents a 17% increase from the 3.4 billion gallons produced in 2004. Ethanol is widely used as a fuel additive. The oxygen contained in ethanol improves gasoline combustibility. E10 (10% ethanol and 90% gasoline blend) is available from gas stations all over the United States E85 (85% ethanol and 15% gasoline blend) is available mainly in corn-producing states. E85 can be used as a substitute for gasoline in vehicles that have been modified to use this biofuel.

Aruvian's R'search brings an in-depth coverage for this industry in the United States in its latest research report.

Key Topics Covered

A. Executive Summary

B. Basic Information on Biofuels

C. US Biofuels Industry

D. Ethanol Production by State

E. Biodiesel: Market Overview

F. Opportunities & Issues in the US Biofuel Industry

G. Looking at Subsidies for Ethanol & Biodiesel

H. Making Biofuels Viable in the US - The Journey to the Pump

I. Leading Industry Players

J. Appendix

K. Glossary of Terms

Companies Mentioned

  • Allegro Biodiesel Corporation
  • Alterre
  • American AgFuels
  • Bay Biodiesel
  • Biodiesel Systems
  • Biotane Fuels
  • Earth Biofuels
  • I.1 AGRA Biofuels
  • I.2 ALF Industries
  • Imperium Renewables
  • Rocky Mountain Biodiesel Consulting
  • West Coast Bio Fuels

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