Projected demand and supply of ethanol for 5% blending in Petrol
Year Petrol Demand (MT) Ethanol Demand (ML) Molasses Prodn. (MT) Ethanol production (ML) Ethanol utilization (ML)
Molasses Cane Total Potable Industry Balance
2001-02 7.07 416.14 8.77 1775 0 1775 648 600 527
2006-07 10.07 592.72 11.36 2300 1485 3785 765 711 2309
2011-12 12.85 756.36 11.36 2300 1485 3785 887 844 2054
2016-17 16.4 965.30 11.36 2300 1485 3785 1028 1003 1754
Source: Planning Commission (2003)