Ethanol Sales Rise as Gasoline Declines
Prime Minister Göran Persson presented the report of his commission on freeing Sweden from its dependence on oil Wednesday.
Among the commission’s four primary goals is eliminating the use of oil for heating by the year 2020.
Meanwhile Wednesday, the Swedish Petroleum Institute reported that sales of ethanol increased by 400 percent during the first five months of this year, compared to 2005.
During the same period gasoline sales fell by 3.5 percent.