Tag: E10

Stanlow Terminals upgrades three biofuel tanks to support E10 mandate

Stanlow Terminals upgrades three biofuel tanks to support E10 mandate

October 6, 2021 |

In the UK, Tank Storage Magazine reports Stanlow Terminals has invested $678,680 in re-lining three of its biofuel tanks with a new coating system to extend their longevity for a customer, in part to help with the roll out of the new E10 mandate. From a storage and logistics perspective, this has resulted in increased […]

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China unofficially drops E10 blending mandate

China unofficially drops E10 blending mandate

October 4, 2021 |

In China, Western Producer magazine reports that according to USDA Foreign Agriculture Service analysis, China has effectively dropped its E10 blending mandate and will only achieve 2.1% in 2021. The country announced in 2017 it would achieve 10% by 2020 with the market expecting much of that volume to come from US imports until the […]

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Oregon Governor signs law to increase ethanol blends

Oregon Governor signs law to increase ethanol blends

June 27, 2021 |

In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown signed a new law, HB 3051, that revises state law to clarify that gasoline sold in Oregon must contain at least 10 percent ethanol and gives retailers the ability to offer higher ethanol blends, like E15, across the state benefitting consumers and the environment. The new law is an important […]

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RFA welcomes E10 in UK, recommends tighter blend range

RFA welcomes E10 in UK, recommends tighter blend range

June 13, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association thanked the United Kingdom’s Department of Transport for its draft regulations requiring the introduction of E10 ethanol blends beginning in September. However, in comments submitted to the agency, RFA recommended they adjust the minimum ethanol content for the E10 blend. Currently, the draft regulation allows fuel providers to […]

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UK preparing to roll out E10 this summer

UK preparing to roll out E10 this summer

June 7, 2021 |

In the UK, fuel pumps up and down the country will look different this summer as a nationwide information campaign on the introduction of E10 kicks off. Aimed at raising awareness of the greener fuel and how its rollout will help the UK to build back greener, the campaign – which will begin in mid-June […]

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China eases E10 mandate due to lack of affordable feedstock

China eases E10 mandate due to lack of affordable feedstock

March 18, 2021 |

In China, ICIS reports that the closely watched E10 policy has been eased due to the lack of available feedstock at low prices. The country’s ethanol push is founded on using up excess old corn that is no longer fit for human consumption, but those supplies are shrinking. Only 15 of 31 Chinese provinces have […]

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RFA, Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council welcome UK E10 mandate

RFA, Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council welcome UK E10 mandate

February 28, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council welcomed the United Kingdom’s announcement to introduce a 10% ethanol blend standard (E10) nationwide by September of this year. “The United Kingdom’s introduction of an E10 ethanol blend comes amid a global push to decarbonize the transportation sector and reduce greenhouse […]

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UK goes ahead with E10 rollout for September

UK goes ahead with E10 rollout for September

February 25, 2021 |

In the UK, following a public consultation that received 208 responses, the Government has announced that having analyzed the responses, it remains convinced that the preferred approach outlined in the original consultation document remains the best approach to introducing E10 in the UK: it plans to introduce E10 as the standard 95-octane petrol grade available […]

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Iowa governor wants E10 and B11 in the state

Iowa governor wants E10 and B11 in the state

January 27, 2021 |

In Iowa, the Des Moines Register newspaper reports the governor wants to see 10% ethanol blending in the state together with 11% biodiesel. As the largest producer of both fuels in the state, she says she wants to see legislation making the blending goals a reality. In addition, she will seek another $10 million for […]

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Nova Pangaea Technologies completes successful E10 biofuel trial on motorcycle

Nova Pangaea Technologies completes successful E10 biofuel trial on motorcycle

November 19, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, Nova Pangaea Technologies successfully developed and trialed its first E10 fuel on a motorcycle at its headquarters in Redcar, UK. The trial featured Nova Pangaea’s process, REFNOVA, which converts 2nd generation non-food feedstocks such as woody and agricultural residues into valuable products for biofuels, biochemicals and biopolymers. The fuel was produced […]

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