Report: More than 1 million acres could support energy crops in N.Y.

04/29/2010 | BiomassMagazine.com

New York has an estimated 1 million to 1.68 million acres of nonforest land that can used for bioenergy crop production, according to a renewable-fuels document from the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority. New York lands have the potential to provide biofuels that could displace 5.6% to 16% of gasoline used in the state by 2020, assuming that commercial-scale production of lignocellulosic ethanol has been achieved by then, the report said.

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