Short one: Is Branson developing biofuels?

From: Andrew Johnson

Date: 2005-11-30 20:48:42… Branson developing biofuels?Hemp is obvious option for him!Branson’s Virgin to go green with jet fuel!Tired of skyrocketing jet fuel prices, Virgin Atlantic Airways bossRichard Branson has said he plans to turn his back on hydrocarbons and useplant waste to power his fleet.”We are looking for alternative fuel sources. We are going to startbuilding cellulosic ethanol plants (to make) fuel that is derived from thewaste product of the plant,” he told Reuters in an interview in theoil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE).”It is 100 percent environmentally friendly and I believe it’s thefuture of fuel, and over the next 20 or 30 years I think it actually willreplace the conventional fuel that you get out of the ground.”

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