Question: What is used to produce ethanol in europe?
Answer: In Europe ethanol is produced from either biomass or oil. Petroethanol is made by refining crude oil and is less common then bioethanol which is made from the fermentation of sugars and starches. Specific biomass sources of Ethanol are whey in Ireland, and bio waste (essentially all plant waste) in Finland. A lot of ethanol is imported from Brazil and other countries though.
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