E85


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E85

 (ē′ā′tē-fīv′)
n.
A blend of fuel that is 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline or other petroleum-based fuel.

[From e(thanol).]
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Three stations will be all new and also provide E15 and E85.
Depending upon the likelihood of various scenarios, E85 sales will, at a minimum, double by 2023--but could experience a 20-fold increase in sales over the same time period, according to the 40-page report, "E85: A Market Performance Analysis and Forecast" (link).
E85 is a fuel that turns the old-fashioned gasoline mixture upside down.
DLA, owner of the E85 fuel, then bills the applicable military service unit for the fuel sales.
Department of Energy website has a map-based listing of E85 refueling stations across the country--most are in the Midwest's "corn belt.
In California, Mike Lewis, general manager of Pearson Fuels, has built a strong E85 business since opening the state's first E85 stations and the country's first dual-pressure Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) station six years ago.
But, E85 produces different byproducts of combustion than gasoline and generates substantially more aldehydes, which are precursors to ozone.
The blue highway signs do a great job of alerting those passing through the area that E85 is available," explains Jackie Blackburn, clean fuels coordinator for the American Lung Association in Wisconsin.
This venture will provide the Navy the needed access to E85 for their flex-fuel vehicles.
Already well-established in Brazil, where flexfuel models account for 80% of Citroen's sales, the French company has introduced the technology to Britain as the availability of E85 slowly increases.
Consumer E85 is a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline.