Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicEthanol blending

Topic: ethanol blending

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?

India’s ethanol production can’t ride on surplus sugar and rice. Modi govt needs a way out

Any major diversion of corn usage towards ethanol production would severely impact India's poultry sector. Modi govt's target of E20 by 2025 needs 2G biofuels.

Auto industry hesitant about govt’s E20 fuel rollout by 2025, says focus on E10 first

Concerns range from whether existing vehicles would be E20 compliant, loss in fuel efficiency & whether India has capacity to maintain a consistent ethanol supply.

Modi govt’s ethanol blending plan aims to get Rs 41,000 cr investment, lower oil import bill

When ethanol — which is made from molasses, grains, etc — is mixed into petrol, it results in a fuel that is believed to be as efficient but less harmful to the environment.

India to achieve 20% ethanol-blending in petrol by 2025, says PM Modi

Speaking on the occasion of World Environment Day, PM Modi said that the target has been advanced by 5 years to 2025 to cut pollution and reduce import dependence.

Bihar wants its alcohol put to better use as state looks to become ethanol hub 

With Modi govt looking to promote blending of ethanol in petrol, Bihar last week launched an Ethanol Production Policy, 2021, the first state in the country to do so.

Booze will hurt India’s bid to increase ethanol content in petrol

UP govt order to sugar mills to provide molasses to alcoholic drinks manufacturers at rates well below market levels means less is available to turn into ethanol.

Increased ethanol production can save Rs 12,000 crore, claims PM Modi

A more than threefold increase in ethanol production can significantly reduce India's imports in next four years, he said.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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