TSA comments on today’s announcement on the introduction of E10 petrol from September 2021

Today, the UK Government has announced the introduction of E10 petrol from September 2021.

Commenting on the announcement, Peter Davidson, Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association, said: “The Tank Storage Association supports the introduction of E10 petrol, a positive step towards meeting the UK’s ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to net zero by 2050. The TSA has been clear that the bulk liquid storage sector will have a key role to play in the energy transition and in creating the necessary infrastructure flexibility to manage change in support of the UK’s net-zero goals. As essential partners in the transition, we will continue working collaboratively with the Government, Zemo Partnership and all industry partners to lead on the innovations needed to succeed.”

 

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Notes to editors

  • The Tank Storage Association (TSA) represents the interests of over 60 member companies engaged in the storage of bulk liquids and the provision of products and services to the sector. Collectively, its members operate over 290 terminals and distribution hubs in the UK and have over 10 million cubic metres of storage capacity in the United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of Ireland (ROI). TSA’s members provide and support an essential interface between sea, road, rail and pipeline logistics for many different substances including transport and heating fuels, chemicals, animal feed and foodstuffs.
  • For more information on the announcement, click here.
  • For an electronic copy of the TSA report “Enabling the energy transition: the role of the bulk liquid storage sector”click here.

 

Media enquiries

Nunzia Florio, Communications Specialist: T. +44 (0)7903 388584 – Email communications@tankstorage.org.uk

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