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Ethanol..The Meaner, Greener, Cleaner, Energy Source!

Why Ethenol is Good
Uses of...
What it is
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How Its Made
The Good Stuff

Some benefits of ethanol are:


  • It is a renewable fuel made from plants
  • Burning it does not increase the greenhouse effect
  • High octane at low costs
  • Gasohol mixtures can be used in almost all engines without modifications
  • Biodegradable
  • Reduces exhaust emissions
  • Reduces carbon monoxide
  • Replaces lead as an octane enhancer in gasoline
  • Good for anti-freeze products because of low freezing temperature
  • Use in thermometers for temperatures colder then –40 degrees Celsius
  • Easily soluble in water in all proportions
  • Pure ethanol is a good solute itself
  • Can be used as a disinfectant
  • Kills bacteria by denaturing proteins an dissolves lipids
  • Alcohol can sit for many years and not go bad
  • Very flammable, produce enough energy to move a car