Question: Why is ethanol fermentation used?
Answer: Ethanol can be produced two ways, it can be synthesized from crude oil and synthetic chemicals or it can be fermented by yeast from sugars and starches. In order to reduce dependence on limited oil reserves we are interested in fermenting ethanol out of organic materials, called biomass, to drive our engines and machinery.
Other questions related to biological energy:
- How long is the fermentation process to produce ethanol?
- How does biomass ethanol work?
- How is biodiesel converted to energy?
- How does a biofuel turbine work?
- Why does ethanol fermentation produce co2?
- Why is water a problem in ethanol fuel?
- Why is ethanol fermentation used?
- Which countries use beets to produce ethanol?
- What produces the odor in ethanol fermentation?
- What is used to produce ethanol in europe?
- What is biofuel and how does it work?
- What is biomass ethanol?
- What does fermentation do to ethanol?
- What can be run off of ethanol fuel?
- What are the disadvantages of ethanol?
- What are the disadvantages of making ethanol from fermentation?
- What are the 5th generation biofuels?
- What are some disadvantages to third generation biofuels?
- Does fermentation require a high temperature?