VIDEO: 40 Facts About Ethanol
Posted 27 February 2013 in
Did you know that the ethanol industry created 87,000 jobs last year? Or that American families saved about $1,200 dollars on gas in recent years because of ethanol? The Renewable Fuels Association has all of the facts about ethanol in a new video out today:
These are some of our favorite ethanol facts:
Today, ethanol makes up 10% of the U.S. gasoline supply. That’s up from less than 1% just 20 years ago.
Oil imports from OPEC are down 22% since the Renewable Fuel Standard was expanded in 2007.
Ethanol reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 40-50% when compared directly to gasoline.
If you’d like to learn more, RFA’s website has the full list of 40 ethanol facts, as well as sources for each.
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