Monday, August 31, 2009

Alcohol Fuel Availability

Regional supply and distribution

ħCentered tightly in


ħNot generally available in

more heavily populated

areas on West Coast, East


E85 Service Station Locations in US

Further compounding these difficulties is the somewhat limited availability of


High distribution costs, mainly, restricts it’s use to a concentrated region in the

Midwest. (If you’re in Minnesota, you probably don’t have much of a problem

finding an E85 station, but the rest of us have to hunt around a bit to find them).

For future growth, obviously, this regional limitation must be overcome—either

through improved distribution means or, better yet, through utilization of more

diverse feedstocks.

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