Are Biofuels the Green Answer?

As ongoing blackouts expose the limits of solar and wind power in California, green energy grapples with long-term viability.

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The Secret of Biofuels May Be Hidden in the Grass. The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is advancing the development of the next generation of biofuels, liquid fuels derived from the solar energy stored in the biomass of plants such as this switchgrass. (credit: Lawrence Berkeley Nat’l Lab — Roy Kaltschmidt, photographer)

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