Thursday, October 28, 2021


UP becomes largest producer of ethanol in India

In a major relief to the farmers, an additional payment of Rs 864 crore was sent to the accounts of sugarcane farmers from the sale of ethanol.

Ethanol has become major priority of 21st century India: PM Modi

Prime Minister also interacted with farmers to gain insight on their firsthand experience, as enablers under the Ethanol Blended Petrol and Compressed Bio-Gas Programmes.

India cities to be greener with E20 fuel-run transport network

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has already notified the use of E20 and issued mass emission standards for the same.

Centre approves use of E20 fuel for two-wheelers, cars

The Ministry has set mass emission standards for the fuel and has directed automakers to define a vehicle’s compatibility with specific ethanol blend levels

IndianOil to set up Rs 600 crore mega ethanol plant in Telangana

The company’s R&D has also found another avenue for ethanol production from carbon dioxide.

Petrol Vs Water: The fuel fact

Fuel tanks must be free from water or moisture as ethanol, which is blended with petrol, is hydrophilic.

India to produce 302 lakh tonnes of sugar in 2020-21: ISMA

The industry body had pegged sugar output of the country around 310 lakh tonnes in its first advance estimates for 2020-21 sugar season.

15-year-old vehicles to attract ‘Green Tax’

Proposal gets nod of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Centre’s ethanol focus positive for sugar industry, as exports likely to reduce: Ind-Ra

As per the report, record exports and a resilient domestic demand made sugar one of the few sectors to witness strong revenue growth in the Covid-19 affected in 1HFY21.

Cabinet approves interest subvention for ethanol distilleries

Cabinet approved a modified scheme to enhance ethanol distillation capacity in the country for producing first-generation ethanol from feed stocks such as cereals

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