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Title: Ethanol Basics

Ethanol is a widely-used, domestically-produced renewable fuel made from corn and other plant materials. More than 96% of gasoline sold in the United States contains ethanol. Learn more about this alternative fuel in the Ethanol Basics Fact Sheet, produced by the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220416
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102015-3000
7019
Research Org:
NREL
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V) (Clean Cities)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ethanol, E10, E85, E15, feedstocks, production, vehicle applications, flexible fuel vehicles, energy balance, greenhouse gas emissions, food vs. fuel, food prices, cellulosic ethanol, FFV, fuel economy, GHG, city of Chicago police fleet