China’s biofuel capacity by 2010

images[14]Interesting numbers here from Xinuha (a chinese state news agecny, so it’s the government talking) about china’s plans to issue policy regulating ethanol industry with capacity for fuel ethanol by 2010.

Xiong Bilin, vice director of the NDRC’s department of industry, told a conference on bio-energy that the oil alternative “gasohol” would account for more than half of China’s gasoline consumption in 2010.

Gasohol is a fuel mixture of 90 percent gasoline and 10 percent ethanol, which can be mass-produced by fermentation of sugar or starch.

Story was from Dr Will, the picture from

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