Report tallies UK biofuel usage

By | November 03, 2008
The United Kingdom's Renewable Fuels Agency released its first quarterly report Oct. 7, which found that biofuels accounted for 2.61 percent of the country's road fuel during the quarter, exceeding the European Union's 2.5 percent goal. Ethanol accounted for 16 percent of the renewable fuel, while biodiesel accounted for 84 percent. The most widely used ethanol feedstock was Brazilian sugarcane, which accounted for 75 percent of all ethanol sold during the quarter.