2007-11-04 CPSP Ethanol

2007-11-04 CPSP Ethanol - November 5th Group 2 Alan VanToai...

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November 5th, Group 2 Alan VanToai Stephanie Hoffmaister Jesse Coren Christian Croteau Yonatan Tammam The rise of Ethanol in Brazil For the past thirty years Brazil has been developing an environmentally friendly, cheap alternative for gasoline; this alternative is ethanol. Due to Brazil’s large amounts of sugarcane, Brazil has been able to make cheap ethanol. Many Brazilians are driving “flexible fuel” cars which give the owner the option of using whichever form of fuel they desire, either ethanol or mainstream gasoline. Today, 7 out of 10 cars produced in Brazil have the option to run on Ethanol. Due to the discovery of some offshore oil and its incredibly efficient production of ethanol Brazil is projected to become energy independent. Brazil is producing ethanol at a cheaper price than most countries are producing gasoline. Not only is ethanol cheaper than gasoline, it is a much cleaner burning fuel, which makes it much better for the environment. With the successful introduction of Ethanol to Brazil’s fuel industry, other
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