February 2007

Special Report: Clean Fuels

Biofuels today and tomorrow

Next-generation technologies can impact the world's transportation fuels market

Noweck, K., Lurgi AG

Worldwide demand for energy is constantly growing. Energy consumption is likely to increase appreciably in the coming years, mainly in densely populated countries like China, India and Africa. Estimates from the most and varied sources predict a doubling of the world's energy consumption up to the year 2050. To enable populous countries to achieve a standard of living similar to the industrial nations, all resources available on the globe have to be utilized. The demand for energy cannot be met by petroleum and natural gas alone; the so-called renewable resources have to be exploited as well. By 2050, only about 50% of the energy will still originate from petroleum and natural gas, the bala

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