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Retail Biodiesel and E-85 Sales

The sales volumes below represent all alternative fuel sales from facilities dispensing biodiesel blends and E-85 (a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline) to the public at the retail level from 2007-2010. Data is only reported for retail stations and does not include non-retail sales of E-85 and biodiesel distributed by commercial fleets, government entities, private cardlocks (unattended dispensing facilities not open to the public), rental facilities/equipment yards, and special user groups.

Note that this alternative fuel dataset is believed to be complete and therefore only reported sales are totaled, with no extrapolation necessary. Sales information for specific blends (i.e. B5, B20, B100) of biodiesel is withheld due to an insufficient number of reporting entities for each blend. E-85 sales for 2007 and 2008 are withheld to preserve confidentiality.

Biodiesel Sales


Reporting
Year
Conventional Fuel
Component
(Gallons)
Biodiesel
Component
(Gallons)
Total Biodiesel
Throughput
(Gallons)
Stations
Reported
20071,129,0271,184,1242,313,15141
2008880,916713,6641,594,58039
20091,110,332670,8911,781,22343
2010926,043747,5121,673,55544

Table 4: E-85 Sales


Reporting
Year
Conventional Fuel
Component
(Gallons)
Ethanol
Component
(Gallons)
Total E-85
Throughput
(Gallons)
Count of
Facilities
2007WithheldWithheldWithheldWithheld
2008WithheldWithheldWithheldWithheld
2009207,0041,173,0251,380,02930
2010299,3721,696,4401,995,81236