Tag: E10

Indian E10 policy could cut fuel prices by 4 cents per liter

Indian E10 policy could cut fuel prices by 4 cents per liter

October 15, 2018 |

In India, the Hindu Business Line reports that achieving a 10% ethanol blend could reduce the price of fuel at the pump by 4 cents per liter. The government aimed to already have a 10% blending mandate in place by now but the ethanol industry’s lack of production capacity as well as feedstock challenges and […]

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US associations submit comments to UK urging adoption of E10

US associations submit comments to UK urging adoption of E10

September 20, 2018 |

In the UK, earlier this week, Growth Energy, the U.S. Grains Council, and the Renewable Fuels Association jointly submitted comments to the United Kingdom’s (UK) Department of Transport as it considers implementing a nationwide E10 ethanol blend. The comments, submitted on Sept. 16, highlight the proven benefits of ethanol for fuel and draw on the […]

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Vivergo to cease production due to delays in E10

Vivergo to cease production due to delays in E10

September 6, 2018 |

In the UK, given the continued difficult trading environment and delays in the implementation of E10 in the UK over time, Vivergo Fuels Ltd proposes to cease production. Mark Chesworth, Managing Director, Vivergo Fuels Ltd, commented: “I am extremely disappointed at having to announce the proposed cessation of production as of the 30 September 2018 […]

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New South Wales under fire for reducing E10 consumption in fleet vehicles

New South Wales under fire for reducing E10 consumption in fleet vehicles

September 6, 2018 |

In Australia, the Australian Associated Press reports that documents obtained under freedom of information laws show the New South Wales government is using less and less E10 despite promising in 2012 that it would mandate the fuel for use in government fleet vehicles to help drive demand. The government is expected to come under fire […]

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EU countries need to hurry up E10 adaptation to reach RED2020 requirements

EU countries need to hurry up E10 adaptation to reach RED2020 requirements

September 4, 2018 |

In the UK, Platts reports that implementation of the proposed E10 policy could be pushed back beyond April 2019 after the country’s expected exit from the European Union while the Netherlands are looking at Q3 or Q4 for implementation. France and Belgium have had relative success with market uptake for the fuels which Germany has […]

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UK’s REA says E10 compatible on far more vehicles than thought

UK’s REA says E10 compatible on far more vehicles than thought

August 29, 2018 |

In the UK, new analysis from the Renewable Energy Association, the trade association which represents the renewable fuels industry, indicates that there are significantly fewer main household cars on the road that are unwarrantied to use E10 than the Department for Transport (DfT) presently estimates. The REA’s analysis indicates that, excluding older classic or hobby vehicles, […]

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Tianjin first in China to replace gasoline with E10

Tianjin first in China to replace gasoline with E10

August 27, 2018 |

In China, Reuters reports news first published by China’s Xinhua news agency that Tianjin is the first city in China to implement E10 with 10 fueling stations already supplying the fuel since Saturday, well ahead of the 2020 deadline when the blending policy is meant to be implemented nationwide. The city’s remaining fueling stations will […]

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French E10 sales break record again in June at 393,000 cu m

French E10 sales break record again in June at 393,000 cu m

July 24, 2018 |

In France, Platts reports that an all-time high for E10 sales was set in June at 393,000 cubic m, up more than 12% on the year and up 1.3% from the record set in May. Even though gasoline demand rose, market share for E10 still rose slightly to 41.4% from 41.2% in May. E85 demand […]

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UK opens public comment period regarding E10 proposal

UK opens public comment period regarding E10 proposal

July 23, 2018 |

In the UK, the Department for Transport has opened a public consultation through September 16 seeking feedback on the proposal to boost ethanol blending to 10% from the current 5% mandate. The policy is in line with the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive that requires 10% renewable energy consumption in transport by 2020. Domestic ethanol […]

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Australian drivers rushing towards premium fuel as they reject E10

Australian drivers rushing towards premium fuel as they reject E10

June 27, 2018 |

In Australia, a vehicle emissions expert says the government hasn’t gone far enough to make E10 sufficiently cheaper than premium fuel to compensate for the lower energy content supplied by the ethanol. Instead of making fuel cheaper for drivers, she claims drivers are forced to go for more expensive premium fuel by default. In New […]

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