Clear Flame Engine Know-how advancing

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Clear Flame Engine Know-how advancing

The chairman of the Illinois Corn Advertising and marketing Board (ICMB) says checkoff {dollars} are getting used to advance applied sciences to transform diesel engines to run on ethanol.

Jon Rosenstiel, who farms in Stephenson County, tells Brownfield investments into Clear Flame Engine Applied sciences are paying off.

“At this level,” he says, “they really have vans on the street working on 98% pure ethanol.”

He says ICMB funded the preliminary analysis into Clear Flame, and earlier this yr the corporate bought its first transformed truck.

“They really are based mostly in Illinois, in round Chicago.”  He says, “You’ll be able to perhaps see a couple of of their vans on the street the place they’re performing some mileage exams.”

Rosenstiel says that is one other solution to improve corn demand.

“We’re simply at all times on the lookout for new authentic locations for corn,” he says, “for us to grind corn and to make use of up our provide.”

He says the Clear Flame vans present the efficiency of a diesel however provide gasoline value financial savings and environmental advantages over conventional semis. 

AUDIO: John Rosenstiel – chairman of Illinois Corn Advertising and marketing Board

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