MINISTER of Energy Peter Kapala has revealed that the country will next month start a pilot project of blending petrol with locally produced ethanol at 10 percent. In an interview, Kapala assured that the move would ensure cheaper fuel on the market as well as job creation, especially among those that would be suppliers of raw materials for the production of ethanol. “We are still on course; remember I talked about blending, so we might have a pilot project starting next month to blend the locally produced ethanol with petrol. Just a few selected service stations in Lusaka [will have the commodity] to see how the product will be received by the public and then we roll out into all…...

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