China pushing forward with ethanol but E10 unclear

September 29, 2020 |

In China, Agence France Presse reports that the country to move forward with its ethanol expansion plans for 2020 with an eye towards promoting large-scale cellulosic ethanol production using straw and forestry waste but no mention was made of the E10 mandate originally planned and later put on hold. Huge corn harvests back-to-back have left the government with little choice but to divert it to ethanol production while hopes that 30% of the 400 million tons of straw and forestry waste produced every year could eventually become 20 million tons of biofuel.

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