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NREL Analysis Shows Midwestern Electrofuels Could Become Energy Superheros

If you think an “electrofuel” sounds like something from a comic book, you’d be forgiven. Made from carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial waste gases or directly from the air, e-fuels defy conventional wisdom on how liquid fuels are made. Although e-fuels may be technological marvels, they don’t come from another planet. They come from America’s corn belt, or at least they soon could according to new analysis from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).


November 12, 2023