Researchers develop new way to produce isopropanol

10/3/2012 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed technology that uses water and electricity to transform acetone from biomass into isopropanol, a chemical that can be used as a gasoline additive, according to a report in last month's issue of the journal ChemSusChem. "It's what we call electrofuel," said George Huber, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at UW. The research could clear the path for a "renewable liquid fuel that fits into the existing infrastructure," Huber said.

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