Ethanol-to-Hydrogen Pathway Explored

Cindy Zimmerman

UMHI The potential to develop the ethanol-to-hydrogen energy pathway is now being explored through the Upper Midwest Hydrogen Initiative, a public-private partnership run under the auspices of the Great Plains Institute in Minneapolis, according to an article on the Minnesota Corn Growers Association website. UMHI was formed to bring fuel cell technology into use in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, the Dakotas and Manitoba, Canada — and it is pursuing about $2 million to fund a hydrogen-fuel-cell bus demonstration project in Minnesota.

Ethanol, Hydrogen