Canada will produce more ethanol the next few years

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According to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. government, ethanol production in Canada increased in 2013 and will continue to grow in the coming years. Canada currently uses E5-5% blend of ethanol in gasoline.

With production of about 2 million liters of biofuel this year, slightly higher than that recorded in 2012, is expected to produce 2,500 million liters in 2014.

The country’s ethanol is derived from corn and wheat, however, there are small levels of production of cellulosic ethanol from wood waste and municipal solid waste, developed by Enerkem.


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