Fuel Ethanol Minus Denaturant

Fuel Ethanol Minus Denaturant
  An unobserved quantity of anhydrous, biomass-derived, undenatured ethanol for fuel use. The quantity is obtained by subtracting the estimated denaturant volume from fuel ethanol volume. Fuel ethanol minus denaturant is counted as renewable energy, while denaturant is counted as nonrenewable fuel. See Denaturant, Ethanol, Fuel Ethanol, Nonrenewable Fuels, and Oxygenates .
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

Energy terms . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Fuel ethanol —   Ethanol intended for fuel use. Fuel ethanol in the United States must be anhydrous (less than 1 percent water). Fuel ethanol is denatured (made unfit for human consumption), usually prior to transport from the ethanol production facility, by… …   Energy terms

  • Denaturant —   Petroleum, typically pentanes plus or conventional motor gasoline, added to fuel ethanol to make it unfit for human consumption. Fuel ethanol is denatured, usually prior to transport from the ethanol production facility, by adding 2 to 5 volume …   Energy terms

  • Ethanol —   Ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH)   A colorless liquid that is the product of fermentation used in alcoholic beverages, industrial processes, and as a fuel additive. Also known as grain alcohol.   *** (C2H5OH)   A clear, colorless, flammable alcohol.… …   Energy terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”