e-fuel, synthetic fuel, bio-fuel still alive?

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CNG Fuels has opened what it is claiming to be the world’s largest public access biomethane refuelling station in Avonmouth, near Bristol.
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Who came first :?: Just Have a Think Dave or his American Equivalent Undecided Matt.

I think Dave was the original by a few months, and Matt's channel is not advert free as Dave's is. It is a bit off putting when in the middle of the subject matter he breaks off so say how much he likes the new vegan deodorant from "Native".

Very similar channel content and presentation, and phrases. Here's Matt on e-fuels...



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An interesting development on the cards!!: :)

https://www.carandclassic.com/magazine/ ... &bsft_tv=5
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This is the latest report I could find from April 2022 of Porsches investment in an e-fuel plant in Chile.
Sparsely populated areas with a lot of solar and wind capacity that they don't require, can indeed make large quantities of e-fuel where the highly inefficient process can be overcome. Its then got to be tankered half way across the world but as well as Chile, Porsche are looking at new sites in the USA and Australia.

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/busi ... hetic-fuel
https://www.motorauthority.com/news/113 ... fuel-plant
At the plant in Chile
" Fuel will be produced using electrolysis to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. Carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from the atmosphere will then be combined with the hydrogen to produce synthetic methanol, which in turn will be converted into fuel, which Porsche has dubbed "eFuel." All electricity needed will come from wind power, Porsche claims, lowering the carbon footprint of the production process."
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