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Second Generation Biofuels Dependent on National Policies and Feedstock Availability

7:50 AM MDT | April 6, 2009 | Alex Scott

The success of technologies for next generation biofuels, which will use non-food crop biomass as feedstock, will depend heavily upon national regulations for biofuels and feedstock availability, according to a report by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan (F&S; London). Almost all technologies for second generation biofuel production are in the final stage of commercialization and their launch is expected within the next two years, says F&S analyst Phani Rajkumar Chinthapalli.   Policies and long term renewable fuel targets set by the European Union...

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