Ethanol Blended Petrol PRogramme Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s push for Sugar-Fuelled Cars

India is pushing for cars to run on ethanol made from sugar. This move of Indian government is increasing the risks of higher cost of sweetener worldwide. Key Points Indian government will fast-track an ethanol program. This programme will divert about 6 million tons of sugar toward fuel production annually by 2025. This amount to ..

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PM Modi launches E-100 project

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched E-100 pilot project on the occasion of World Environment Day in Pune. E-100 Project This ambitious project was launched with the aim of setting up a network for production and distribution of ethanol in India. Highlights Prime Minister also launched ‘Report of the Expert Committee on Road Map for ethanol ..

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India sets new record in ethanol blend with petrol

In the first four months of ethanol supply year 2020-21, India has reached more than 7.2%. This is the first time India has reached this level. This puts the country right on its course of achieving the target of 10% blending by 2022. Current Scenario If oil marketing companies lift the ethanol they had contracted ..

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What are Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs)?

The government of India may soon ask the auto companies in India to manufacture the passenger and commercial vehicles that run on the multiple fuel configuration with the aim of reducing the use of polluting fossil fuels and cutting down the harmful emissions. Highlights In the line, the government is actively looking up after the ..

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What is E20 fuel?

The Government of India has recently introduced the E20 fuel to promote green fuel such as ethanol. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways recently published a draft notification inviting comments from the public for adoption of E20 fuel.  This is being done as Government of India is aspiring to take the ethanol economy to ..

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