Ethanol

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors   Context: Indian Prime Minister briefed, that India has achieved 10% ethanol blending ahead of the deadline.   What is Ethanol Blending Programme? Ethanol is an agro-based product, mainly produced from a by-product of the sugar industry, namely molasses. Ethanol Blended Petrol …

Flex Fuel Vehicles:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) has called for a faster launch of flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) to achieve 20 per cent of ethanol blending.   What are flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs)? An FFV is a modified version of vehicles that could run both on gasoline …

How are biofuels classified? Biofuels are a benevolent option that not only solves the energy security issue but also brings with it several possibilities for positive transformation. India must ensure it is not left behind in reaping its benefits. Comment.

Topic:  Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 4. How are biofuels classified? Biofuels are a benevolent option that not only solves the energy security issue but also brings with it several possibilities for positive transformation. India must ensure it is not left behind in reaping its benefits. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ETHANOL BLENDING – SIGNIFICANCE & ROAD AHEAD

    Introduction: Centre Government has resolved to meet the target of 20 percent ethanol blending in petrol by 2025. This will help India strengthen its energy security, enable local enterprises and farmers to participate in the energy economy and reduce vehicular emissions. Ethanol: Ethanol can be produced from sugarcane, maize, wheat, etc which are …