MicroFuelers turn waste into homemade ethanol

Two inventors who view ethanol as a potential solution to unstable oil prices are beginning to produce ethanol distillers in Paso Robles for home or business use and are lining up dealers and companies to buy them.

Their goal is to put fuel production in the hands of individuals in the same way that Apple Inc. moved computing into consumers’ homes, said co-founder and chief executive officer Thomas Quinn.

The E-Fuel 100 MicroFuelers, which are in preproduction, will sell for $9,995 and produce ethanol fuel distilled from sugars, including waste such as overripe or damaged fruit, leftover alcohol or wine grape skins.

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