Central America Seeks to Unify Biofuel Standards
The region is analyzing technical and environmental criteria for biofuel production.
Friday, September 3, 2010
Costa Rica's Energy Director, Gloria Vila, indicated that, "as part of the customs unification project we are trying to standardize criteria across all countries relating to biofuels".
Sugarcane ethanol from Latin America needs to be an integral part of the United States’ energy strategy.
The results of a study on the country’s biofuel production possibilities will be presented tomorrow.
Every year 65 million gallons of ethanol is produced and exported in its entirety because the country lacks standards for blending it into the gasoline used by vehicles.
Authorities are pushing for a pilot plan to blend ethanol in gasoline used by vehicles.
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