Government says E10 fuel – a blend of petrol and ethanol – could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year.
Pioneering projects will receive government funding and could lead to greener transportation
Introduction of E10 petrol would save the equivalent emissions of taking 700,000 cars off the road.
The LowCVP's 2019 Annual Conference, taking place in Westminster, London, on Monday, July 8, will focus on the low carbon fuels agenda.
Fuel labels campaign aims to help educate drivers on the benefits of biofuels.
New EU-wide fuel labels will be rolled out across all filling stations by September 2019, to help inform drivers them of the biofuel content of both petrol and diesel.
The Government has been criticised by renewable energy experts for launching another consultation on E10 petrol (petrol with 10% renewable bioethanol).
LowCVP says petrol with a 10% bioethanol content (E10) would be one of the most cost-effective means of rapidly reducing carbon emissions from road transport.
The huge rise in the cost of diesel, which has increased by almost 100% since 1991, has accelerated uptake of biomethane as a transport fuel, says the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA).
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