Clean Fuels at a Glance

  • • Higher Mixed Alcohols
  • • Methanol
  • • Grain Ethanol
  • • Cellulosic Ethanol
  • • Synthetic Ethanol
  • • Biodiesel
  • • Butanol
  • • Dimethyl Ether (DME)
Synthetic gasoline? Syndiesel from coal? Oil-based fuels from algae, grasses or waste grease? Single alcohols like ethanol? What about higher mixed alcohol fuel?

Which fuel is the best and why?

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Fuel For Thought

There is no energy crisis, only a crisis of ignorance."

- Buckminister Fuller

Somebody needed to do something, and it was incredibly pathetic that it had to be us.

- Jerry Garcia

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

- Walt Kelly

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.

-Richard Feynman

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The Green Fuel Prescription

At Risk: Economy, Environment
Disease: Fossil Fuel Dependency
Symptoms: Pollution, Oil Sheiks
Cure: Higher Mixed Alcohol Fuel
Dosage: Continuous 24/7
Contraindications: None
Manufacturer: Bioroot Energy, LLC

BE Chosen as Cleantech Open Semifinalist

How to grow your business? Get out there and tell your story to people who matter.

The Bioroot Energy team is attending the Cleantech Open Academy in San Jose this weekend. The “BE Team” was selected as a Cleantech Open semifinalist from the Rocky Mountain Region, providing our company with an excellent opportunity to tell our clean fuel story to major investors and cleantech entrpreneurs of all kinds. In addition, the team is enjoying a great mentoring experience, working with veteran entrepreneurs and investors to improve our presentations, messages, and pitches to investors.

The Cleantech Open runs the world’s largest cleantech accelerator. This non-profit organization’s mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges.

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Why Here? Why Now? Why Not?

There’s never been a more opportune time to develop an alternative energy company from the ground up to meet the needs of a dramatically changing world.

Or, one could easily understand, it might well be the worst time to start an alternative energy company, especially considering today’s horrible economy. Good thing we’re not looking for a loan yet. Nobody’s lending money, especially to punk startups like Bioroot Energy. Yet, here we are being “contrary” to conventional wisdom: Launching our startup in the midst of a severe downturn, and in the great state of Montana, with under 1 million residents no less.

Smurfit-Stone Missoula facility to cease operations on 12/31/09. What will become of this facility?

photo: Linda Thompson, The Missoulian

The entire industrialized world needs sustainable green energy, all it can make, and from wherever and whatever sources it can be made from. As long as those energy sources are truly sustainable and environmentally responsible.

We think there’s no better place to prove ourselves and deliver the right technology to convert our trash and non-crop biomass into clean, green, sustainable and renewable biofuel.  If you’re a Bitterroot valley resident, think about what this choice of locations means for a moment. If we can prove our business model here, we can prove our methods, technology and know how anywhere on the planet that it makes good financial and environmental sense.

Towns. Cities. Coal fired power plants. Methane Fields. Landfills. That’s a whole lot of places!

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