Biofuel- Ethanol FAQ’s and Pro’s and Con’s


How Much Ethanol Is In Gasoline, And How Does It Affect Fuel Economy?
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that in 2017, the 142.85 billion gallons of finished motor gasoline consumedin the United States contained about 14.39 billion gallons of fuel ethanol, equal to about 10% of the total volume of finished motor gasoline consumption. Fuel ethanol contains a denaturantthat is added to ethanol to make fuel ethanol unfit for human consumption. Federal law requires that fuel ethanol contain at least 2% denaturant by volume, but the actual amount in fuel ethanol may be higher.

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E15: Frequently Asked Questions
– What is E15?
– What Vehicles May Use E15?
– What Vehicles and Engines May Not Use E15?
– What is the E15 Waiver?
– What Conditions are Part of the Waiver Decision?
– What is EPA Doing to Address Potential Mis-fueling?
– What is ethanol?
– How does ethanol benefit the environment?
– Can I use ethanol in the vehicle I have now?
– How is ethanol different from MTBE?
– How will ethanol affect the performance of my vehicle?
– Does the production of ethanol have a negative net energy balance?




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