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Vietnam to Replace Most Popular Petrol with E5 Biofuel
December 1, 2016 – 11:21 am | No Comment

(Tuoi Tre News)  Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade will force consumers to switch from the popular A92 gasoline to the ethanol-mixed biofuel E5, but has yet to decide on an official timeline for the …

Q&A: Alcogroup Says Ethanol Is Key to GHG Targets
November 18, 2016 – 4:46 pm | No Comment

(Argus Media)  Belgium-based ethanol producer Alcogroup’s chief executive Charles-Albert Peers spoke to Argus about near-term prospects for the European ethanol market following the introduction of gasoline with a maximum blended volume of 10pc ethanol (E10) …

Vietnam Fuel Giant Asks for Tax Support to Keep Unpopular Biofuel in Business
September 22, 2016 – 2:50 pm | No Comment

(VN Express International)  The government continues to miss its targets for the cleaner, cassava-based fuel. State-owned fuel giant PetroVietnam has asked the government for tax support to save its new biofuel business from going bankrupt due …

With Pride Comes Responsibility
August 5, 2016 – 1:03 pm | No Comment

by Mike Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The things that happen in America regarding renewable fuels provides a blueprint for the world to follow. With the pride of success comes the burden of responsibility to never …

LePage’s Executive Order on Ethanol Is Fueled by Myths, and It’s a Win for Foreign Oil
July 19, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

By Rick Santorum (Americans for Energy Security and Innovation/Bangor Daily News)  … Energy security goes hand in hand with national security, and every barrel of oil we import from the Middle East and Venezuela puts more …

New Green Petrol ‘Only Way to Hit EU Targets’
June 9, 2016 – 4:37 pm | No Comment

by  Emily Gosden (Telegraph)   Ministers have no choice but to introduce new ‘green’ petrol in the UK in order to hit the EU’s renewable energy targets, MPs have heard.

The Government has so far resisted …

Time for Full Carbon Accounting
April 22, 2016 – 6:22 pm | No Comment

by Zoltán Szabó (Biofuels Digest)  The sustainability aspects of transport fuels are in the spotlight this year in Brussels as a number of key files make their way through the process, namely the Energy Union …

Chempolis’ Cellulosic Ethanol Technology Heads for Commercial-Scale in India
February 15, 2016 – 9:43 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Chempolis’ multi-year quest to build cellulosic ethanol in India finds a happy landing.  —  In India, €110 million joint venture cellulosic ethanol project of Chempolis Ltd and Numaligarh Refinery Limited …

Flex Fuel Policy of Government to Curb Pollution Worry Automakers
January 19, 2016 – 6:44 pm | No Comment

by Sriram Lakshman (The Hindu Business Line)  The move will decrease pollution and encourage a diversion in the sugar industry’s output away from sugar and towards ethanol  —  India can soon expect a policy on flexible-fuel …

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Ordered to Switch Completely to Biofuel
January 19, 2016 – 6:23 pm | No Comment

(Thanh Nien News)  E5 is now selling at VND15,339 (68 cents) per liter, 4.3 percent cheaper than 92-RON. Photo: Diep Duc Minh  —  The government has ordered Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and six other …

Govt to Come out with New ‘Larger’ Policy on Ethanol Blending with Petrol in a Month: Nitin Gadkari
January 15, 2016 – 11:31 am | No Comment

(DNA India)  Gadkari said the new policy will seek to address a wider source of ethanol, including bio-wastes, over and above the main source sugar. — Government will come out with a new ‘larger’ policy within …

Ha Noi Promotes Use of Biofuel
December 23, 2015 – 5:46 pm | No Comment

(Viet Nam News)  The Ha Noi People’s Committee has said local committees and other city agencies should use only the E5 biofuel, which contains five per cent ethanol, in their official cars.

The committee will stop …

India to Allow Ethanol-Only Vehicles; Response to Be Muted
December 16, 2015 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

by Mayank Bhardwaj (Reuters)  India will soon allow automakers to manufacture vehicles that can run entirely on ethanol, but adoption is likely to be slow as the country has not been able to source the …

Alberta Should Adopt Low-Carbon Fuel Standard: Bennett
December 9, 2015 – 12:45 pm | No Comment

(Business in Vancouver)  With world’s focus on Paris, energy minister challenges other provinces to follow B.C.’s lead  —  … Alberta’s NDP government has pledged to introduce a $30 per tonne carbon tax, phase out coal power …

State to Encourage Use of Bio-Petrol
November 6, 2015 – 2:00 pm | No Comment

(Viet Nam News)  The relevant state offices must ensure supply of E5 grade bio-fuel for the domestic market to sell bio-petrol nationwide from November end, the deputy minister of Industry and Trade said.

Deputy Minister of …

PM Prompts Consumption of Ethanol Gasoline
September 2, 2015 – 6:00 pm | No Comment

by Lam Nguyen  (Saigon GP Daily)  Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued an instruction prompting relevant agencies to implement measures to boost production and consumption of ethanol gasoline blends E5 and E10 including price …

India Issues Local Tender to Buy Ethanol for Blending
August 28, 2015 – 6:16 pm | No Comment

(Reuters)  India’s state oil retailers have issued a local tender to buy 2.7 billion litres of ethanol to be blended with gasoline, weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for higher use of the sugarcane …

Cassava Ethanol Plant on Cards
July 31, 2015 – 5:47 pm | No Comment

by Victoria Mtomba  (News Day)  Zimbabwe is set to have a cassava ethanol producing plant to boost ethanol output as the country moves to accelerate mandatory fuel blending.

In an interview on Tuesday on the sidelines of …

Government to Introduce Flexible-Fuel Policy to Cut Dependence on Imported Fossil Fuels
July 7, 2015 – 6:25 pm | No Comment

by Chanchal Pal Chauhan (Economic Times)   Government plans to introduce flexible-fuel policy for the automotive industry to promote new sources of alternative energy and reduce dependence on imported fossil fuels that has been a major burn …

HCMC Orders Official Vehicles to Switch to Biofuel
July 7, 2015 – 3:15 pm | No Comment

(Thanh Nien News)  Ho Chi Minh City has announced a plan to make all government offices and state-owned companies switch to a locally-produced biogasoline product that has not been selling well.   Six months after it …

Ecuador to Roll out Argus-Linked Ethanol
May 19, 2015 – 7:36 pm | No Comment

(Argus Media) Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa issued a decree that orders the gradual roll out of a 10pc ethanol blend nationwide, using the Argus US Gulf Coast ethanol price as an index. … The Ecopais plan is …

Motorist Lobby Group RACQ Supports 2 Per Cent Ethanol Mandate
May 8, 2015 – 12:25 pm | No Comment

by Kym Agius (ABC) Motorist lobby group RACQ has done an about turn to finally support an ethanol mandate across Queensland’s fuel supply.   All political parties in Parliament on Wednesday supported a motion setting an ‘intention’ …

Amid Scarcity: The Biofuels Alternative We Need—Obada
May 5, 2015 – 3:44 pm | No Comment

By Udeme Clement (Vanguard)  Dr. Babatunde Obada is Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Global Biofuels Limited, a biofuels company in Nigeria. He speaks on the passage of 2015 Budget by the Senate without …

In Vietnam, Many Provinces about to Sell Biofuels Following Gov’t Decision
April 7, 2015 – 5:42 pm | No Comment

(Tuoi Tre News)  Authorities in many localities in Vietnam have prepared to widely distribute E5 and E10 biofuels to spur consumption and gradually replace traditional fuels following a roadmap set out by the central government …

Guatemala Launches Pilot Ethanol Tests
February 27, 2015 – 7:10 pm | No Comment

(SeeNews Renewables)  Guatemala’s energy ministry presented on Wednesday a pilot plan to test ethanol in 25 vehicles and five motorcycles during four months.  The government will use blends containing 5% and 10% of ethanol, supplied by local …

Vietnam Lowers Biofuel Prices to Boost Consumption
February 8, 2015 – 7:27 pm | No Comment

by Manh Quan (Thanh Nien News)  Retailers of biofuel in Vietnam cut prices by two percent on Thursday in an effort to boost consumption.
Petrolimex, Vietnam’s leading fuel importer and distributor, decreased the price of biogasoline …

Opening Channels For Export
January 19, 2015 – 4:35 pm | No Comment

by  Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Grains Council is teaming up with Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association and the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service on a new four-way partnership in ethanol export …

10 Biggest Bioeconomy Blockbuster Stories of 2014: Asia and Oceania
December 29, 2014 – 6:53 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The East is Green. Asia is confirmed as “the new Brazil” as project developers head en masse to the friendly receptions in Asian countries — based on energy diversification and …

Ho Chi Minh City Switches to Biofuel
December 2, 2014 – 4:44 pm | No Comment

(Thanh Nien News)  Filling stations across Ho Chi Minh City will begin selling biofuel this week.  Under a government plan that went into effect in December, the city will gradually replace 92-octane gasoline (A92) with …

PMO Discusses Clearing Hurdles in Ethanol Blending Programme
November 20, 2014 – 3:40 pm | No Comment

(The Economic Times)  Keen to ensure success of ethanol blending in petrol, the Prime Minister’s Office held parleys with the ministries of food and petroleum to clear bottlenecks to ensure adequate supplies so that the …

Quang Ngai Offers Biofuel
September 16, 2014 – 2:19 pm | No Comment

(Eco-Business)  All 150 petrol stations in the central province of Quang Ngai began selling a new, cleaner brand of petrol since the beginning of this week.

Known as E5 Ron 92, it will eventually replace the standard …

Vietnam Province Widely Sells Biofuel Three Months ahead of Schedule
September 8, 2014 – 7:49 pm | No Comment

(TUOI TRE NEWS)  All filling stations in the central province of Quang Ngai on Monday began selling E5 RON 92, a biofuel intended to replace the commonly used RON 92 gasoline, three months ahead of …

EU’s Struggle for E10
March 18, 2014 – 5:39 pm | No Comment

by Robert Vierhout (ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  For European ethanol producers, E15 is still a distant dream. In the EU, the struggle is to get from E5 to E10. The legislation to offer E10 has been in …

Scania Plans to Unveil Green Buses by April
February 6, 2014 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

(Business Standard)  Firm is in talks with govt for promoting commercial sale of the buses and arrangement of ethanol-blended fuel for them

Swedish commercial vehicles manufacturer Scania plans to unveil green buses based on non-conventional fuel …

Government Raises Fuel Blending Ratio
October 25, 2013 – 6:13 pm | No Comment

by Kudakwashe Pembere  (The Herald)  Government has with immediate effect introduced E10 mandatory blending of anhydrous ethanol and unleaded petrol at levels of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent unleaded petrol. This is in line …

Ethanol Plants Mired in Troubles
July 2, 2013 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

(Saigon Times Online)  The ethanol plants of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) are facing numerous difficulties due to slow development of the domestic E-5 at home and poor ethanol export prices.

Nguyen Anh Toan, deputy …

Biofuels to Cost U.K. Motorists $707 Million, Chatham House Says
April 19, 2013 – 6:08 pm | No Comment

by Sally Blakewell (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Biofuels will cost U.K. motorists about 460 million pounds ($707 million) this year as the government increases their use in transport fuel, driving up food prices in poorer countries, Chatham …

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine : Bioethanol Production Will Boost the Alcohol and Sugar Industries
April 5, 2013 – 2:16 pm | No Comment

(www.4-Traders.com)  This year the Government continues to develop alternative fuel sources, in particular, to increase the production of bioethanol.  It is provided by the State Program of activation of the economic development for 2013-2014. To …

Bills Seek to Reduce or Remove Ethanol from Maine Gas
January 25, 2013 – 6:29 pm | No Comment

by Scott Thistle (Maine Sun Journal)  A pair of bills introduced Thursday by state Rep. Jeff Timberlake, R-Turner, could have a significant impact on what goes into the gas tank of your car, lawnmower or snowblower.

One …

Chisumbanje Ethanol Set for Mandatory Blending
January 11, 2013 – 5:57 pm | No Comment

by Brian Chitemba  (The Independent)   The Chisumbanje Ethanol Project is set to resume production on Monday after the adoption of recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara.

…After a series of …

IKCO Adapts Engines for Ethanol
January 1, 2013 – 6:58 pm | No Comment

(AMEInfo.com)  A mutual collaboration between IKCO (Iran Khodro) and Bio-energy Research Center of Tarbiat Modares University, has provided the ability of using ethanol in IKCO cars.

Mehrdad Elyasi, design manager of powertrain and control systems in IKCO …

Lack of Bio Fuel Demand Puts Cassava Farmers in Quandary
November 27, 2012 – 3:52 pm | No Comment

(Saigon GP Daily)  …The Department of Agro-Forestry Processing and Salt Industry, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, was approved by the government in 2010 for the production and consumption of E5 bio fuel. …

Vietnam’s Ethanol Plant Produces First Batch of Bio-Fuel
February 7, 2012 – 5:56 pm | No Comment

(Asia News Network)  Dung Quat Bio-Ethanol Plant, located in the Dung Quat Industrial Zone in the central province of Quang Ngai, turned out its first batch of bio-ethanol E100 last week after 33 months of …

Bio-Ethanol from Norwegian Timber in Statoil Fuel
November 28, 2011 – 1:10 pm | No Comment

(Statoil)  For the first time ever bio-ethanol from Norwegian timber will be blended into transport fuel. The bio-ethanol is produced by the bio refinery Borregaard and will be available to Statoil customers who tank fuel95 …

Biofuel Rules Could Price Older Car Drivers Off the Road
November 8, 2011 – 10:15 am | No Comment

(The Green Car Website)  …According to reports, nearly one million motorists could suffer as the government prepares to increase the biofuel content in unleaded fuel from five per cent to ten per cent as directed by the EU.

Some …

EU Study: No Significant Difference in Car Fuel Consumption between 95E10 and 98E5 Petrol Grades
June 9, 2011 – 11:34 am | No Comment

(Physorg.com)  A study conducted by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland indicates that there is practically no difference between commercial petrol grades 95E10 and 98E5 sold in Finland as regards fuel consumption in normal driving. …