Tag: EU ethanol

ePure says EU ethanol reduced GHG emissions 75% in 2020

ePure says EU ethanol reduced GHG emissions 75% in 2020

June 23, 2021 |

In Belgium, production and use of renewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by an average of more than 75% compared to fossil fuels in 2020, according to newly certified data. It was the ninth consecutive year in which EU renewable ethanol increased its GHG-reduction score. The record-breaking figure strengthens the already-convincing case for […]

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EU ethanol supplies seen tight later in the year due to feedstock challenges

EU ethanol supplies seen tight later in the year due to feedstock challenges

July 7, 2020 |

In the UK, ICIS reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant increases in ethanol demand for hand sanitizers, with some markets like France and Germany seeing demand rising 10-fold. As a result, there are concerns that industrial and beverage ethanol will be too tight through the end of 2020. With concerns about drought […]

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ePure says EU ethanol reduced GHG emissions by 71% compared to fossil fuels in 2018

ePure says EU ethanol reduced GHG emissions by 71% compared to fossil fuels in 2018

May 30, 2019 |

In Belgium, ePure says European renewable ethanol delivered an average of more than 71% greenhouse-gas savings compared to fossil fuels in 2018, well above the minimum legal requirements, according to new certified data from producers. That continues a seven-year trend, as the climate-change-fighting potential of EU ethanol keeps improving. Ethanol produced by ePURE members is […]

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