Going Green

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Petroleum Addiction

I guess it is too much to hope for new technology to replace oil and ethanol....

U.S. still hooked on oil in 2030, but renewables rise

Tom Doggett

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will still rely on oil, natural gas and coal for its main energy supplies through 2030, but ethanol and other renewable energy sources will double during the period, the government's top energy forecasting agency said on Wednesday.

"The higher level of renewable energy consumption is partially a result of higher energy prices...but it also reflects a revised presentation of state renewable portfolio standards," the Energy Information Administration said in its annual long-term forecast.

U.S. ethanol consumption is...(complete article here).

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