Tag: E20

Indonesia heading to E20 in 2023 but only 5% ethanol

Indonesia heading to E20 in 2023 but only 5% ethanol

October 18, 2022 |

In Indonesia, Bloomberg reports the country aims to implement an E20 blend at the pump next year. State-owned oil company Pertamina has wanted to blend ethanol for some time, but low oil prices kept it from doing so while its new net zero ambitions for 2060 are helping it to move the dial. The new […]

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India aims to have E20 at the pump by January

India aims to have E20 at the pump by January

October 17, 2022 |

In India, the Times Now newspaper reports that following last week’s launch of the Toyota flex-fuel hybrid vehicle, the petroleum and natural gas minister confirmed the government plans to roll out E20 at the pumps by January, but it could be as early as December. The original target was for April 2023. The government wants […]

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Thailand pushing for E20 transition

Thailand pushing for E20 transition

September 26, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports the government is working to make E20 the primary fuel sold at the pump as it phases out E10 from the market. The effort to boost demand and therefore prop up prices for cassava and sugar could include adding a levy for the Oil Fuel Fund onto E10 […]

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India to begin E20 sales in April 2023

India to begin E20 sales in April 2023

August 10, 2022 |

In India, the Press Trust of India reports E20 will already be available at the pump starting in April 2023 as part of the country’s move towards 20% ethanol blending overall by 2025. Ten percent ethanol blending was achieved in June this year. The Prime Minister dedicated the Indian Oil Corp.’s new zero liquid waste […]

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Thai Tapioca Ethanol Association pushes for E20 and E85 support

Thai Tapioca Ethanol Association pushes for E20 and E85 support

July 12, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports the Tapioca Ethanol Association is calling for further support to E20 and E85 blends in an effort to fight rising fuel prices in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Currently E10 commands 75% of the national fuel market while the higher blends only account for 22%. Drivers […]

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Green Fuel says it can supply entire E20 ethanol demand

Green Fuel says it can supply entire E20 ethanol demand

May 24, 2022 |

In Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Situation reports Green Fuel says it can produce enough ethanol to supply domestic demand as the blending mandate ramps up to 20% later this month. Blending was brought back up to 10% in April in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which brought down pump prices by 4 cents per […]

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CropEnergies testing E20 at Stuttgart Airport

CropEnergies testing E20 at Stuttgart Airport

October 19, 2021 |

In Germany, in a joint project, CropEnergies AG together with Stuttgart Airport and the mineral oil company Mabanaft Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG are testing a fuel with 20 percent renewable ethanol. The petrol fuel provided by CropEnergies and Mabanaft for test purposes is intended to help save CO2 and reduce particulate emissions. The 100 […]

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India sees ethanol production doubling by 2025 in time to achieve E20

India sees ethanol production doubling by 2025 in time to achieve E20

June 15, 2021 |

In India, the ANI news agency reports that with ethanol production capacity expanding rapidly thanks to soft financing, price supports and other policies, the Secretary of the Department of Food and Public Distribution expects installed capacity to double by 2025, allowing the country to achieve its 20% blending mandate goal. The E20 mandate is expected […]

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India launches E20 roll out roadmap on World Environment Day

India launches E20 roll out roadmap on World Environment Day

June 7, 2021 |

In India, on the occasion of World Environment Day, June 5, 2021, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released the report of the Expert Committee on Roadmap for Ethanol Blending in India by 2025. According to the report, 20% ethanol blending is within reach. The report further lays out an annual plan for the gradual rollout of […]

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India pushes forward E20 mandate to 2023

India pushes forward E20 mandate to 2023

June 2, 2021 |

In India, Reuters reports the government announced on Wednesday to move forward its E20 blending mandate yet again, this time to 2023 instead of 2025, which was already moved up from the original 2030 target. The Hindu Business Line reported on Tuesday a government decision to allow for standalone ethanol refineries, including rectified spirit, to […]

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