ethanol

Irish-owned ethanol group records 143% rise in profit in 2019

Irish-owned ethanol group records 143% rise in profit in 2019

Irish-owned ClonBio Group recorded a 143% increase in profit before tax in 2019, increasing from €39 million in 2018 to...

June 9, 2020

What can ethanol contribute to Ireland’s climate obligations?

What can ethanol contribute to Ireland’s climate obligations?

In 2009, the EU adopted the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) which for the first time mandated that 10% of the...

July 29, 2019

E10: ‘It is the silver bullet in the battle to reduce GHG emissions’

E10: ‘It is the silver bullet in the battle to reduce GHG emissions’

One of the attractions of ethanol is that it can be produced from either grain or sugar beet – the...

July 26, 2019

Expert warns it will take at least 3 decades to decarbonise transport here

Expert warns it will take at least 3 decades to decarbonise transport here

In the fight against climate change “it is indisputable” that the biggest technical challenge is how to reduce, and then...

July 26, 2019

Calls for E10 petrol access for Irish fuel suppliers

Calls for E10 petrol access for Irish fuel suppliers

Offaly Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has called for a switch to E10 petrol by fuel suppliers “as a...

July 25, 2019

E10 fuel explained; so why does it matter to farmers?

E10 fuel explained; so why does it matter to farmers?

E10 is a fuel mixture of 10% anhydrous ethanol and 90% gasoline that can be used in the internal combustion...

July 18, 2019

‘Europe can comfortably and sustainably supply all the ethanol that it needs’

‘Europe can comfortably and sustainably supply all the ethanol that it needs’

The production of fuel ethanol in Europe is sustainable and uses a small amount of land. It does not cause...

July 18, 2019