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01 August 2017

UK says biofuels consumption rose 6.7% on year during Q1

In the UK, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy says in its latest update on renewable fuel consumption that liquid biofuels consumption provisionally rose by 6.7 per cent, from 327 million liters in 2016 Q1 to 349 million liters in 2017Q1. This represented 3.1 per cent of gasoline and diesel consumed in road transport. Ethanol consumption increased by 9.8 per cent, from 184 million liters in 2016 Q1 to 202 million liters in 2017 Q1, while biodiesel consumption rose by 2.8 per cent, from 143 million liters in 2016 Q1 to 147 million liters in 2017 Q1. Source: Biofuels Digest 1/8/2017

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