Op-ed in Huntsville Times: Alabama A Leader In Energy

Executive Director Brooklyn Roberts’ opinion piece from the Huntsville Times:

Unbeknownst to many, Alabama leads in developing alternative forms of energy and is positioning itself for an independent energy future. From creative alternative energy methods to nuclear power to drilling, Alabama is putting in motion the steps necessary for energy prosperity.

Consider the state’s advances on the alternative energy front. Gulf Coast Energy’s Livingston-based plant converts wood-waste and other biomass into ethanol or other carbon-based fuels. PetroSun, Inc., plans to expand into Alabama this year with its algae-to-algae oil alternative fuel production, and Amyris Technologies has met with Alabama officials about the potential use of sugar cane to convert to jet fuel.  Read full article…

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