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Add your pump (if you’re in the US)

The people at the US Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center in the US have the kernel of what could be a great biofuel resource. The USAFAVDC has started to waymark E85 pumps in the US. There are nine on the list, you can add more. 

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US DOE updates E85 portal page

The US Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicles Data Center has updated its portal for ethanol. With hints on how to succeed with E85 and Business cases for E85 retailers. 

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US ethanol replaced about 2.6% of gasoline demand

US this year diverted 24.5% of its corn crop into ethanol production and replaced 2.65% of the total US demand for road transportation fuels — assuming that the 2007 figures for fuel use will be around the same as 2006, according to figures from the US Department of Energy which has issued preliminary ethanol production […]

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1000 entries and what have we learned?

Put out the flags. I’ve reached the 1000 post mark. I started this in October 2006 with an open if sceptical mind. Its been a lot of fun so far. I’ve met a whole bunch of people who have commented on what I’ve written and offered suggestions and I’d like to thank you for that. […]

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US post office is big buyer of ethanol powered vehicles

The US Post Office has emerged as a big buyer of ethanol compatible vehicles, according Bloomberg and reported on Carpe Diem, a blog by professor Mark J. Perry. Is this an example  it demand pull? I wonder. In either case it doesn’t look to have been an unmitigated success. 

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