DuPont is focusing on serving alternative-energy markets through several fronts, including the establishment of a joint venture to produce a corn-based propanediol product called Bio-PDO, as well as the development of photovoltaic cells and the expansion of cellulosic-ethanol pilot activities. "Generating and storing renewable sources of energy will be the fastest-growing sector in the energy market for the next 20 years," said Thomas M. Connelly, DuPont's chief innovation officer.

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