Energy crops made from algae, woody plants and bacteria that do not compete for land with the world’s food supplies are between five and 15 years away, a senior [UK]Government scientist has said.
The more ways we can create clean energy, the better. Biofuel could be quite localized too. Make iit and use in the same area, no need to truck it or send it by pipeline for long distances. Seems like this would be perfect for large scale agriculture, they could make much of the fuel they need for their equipment.