Roll-out of 10% bioethanol blend

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 30 January 2014

Mandates the use of ethanol blended fuel for motor engines throughout the island, with the exception of marine fuels. It phases out the use of the environmentally harmful petroleum-based Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE). Has created a guaranteed national market for ethanol of 70 million litres annually. Penalty includes de-licencing of petrol stations.

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