Biofuels Compendium - Ethanol - Equipment Installation
These resources provide information regarding underground storage tank (UST) equipment installation. For other ethanol topics, please visit the biofuels compendium ethanol page or select a different subject area from the Quick Links menu on the right.
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- APEA Guidance on Storage and Dispensing of High Blend Ethanol Fuels including E85 at Filling Stations (PDF) (15 pp, 131K, About PDF)
This guide, developed by the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA), presents comprehensive information on ethanol standards, equipment compatibility and conversion, and handling and safety. Some guidance presented specifically pertains to United Kingdom and European Union stakeholders.
- Handbook for Handling, Storing, and Dispensing E85 (PDF) (31 pp, 2.1MB, About PDF)
Developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, this handbook provides extensive information on standards, storage, health and safety, and other topics relating to E85. (See pages 13-17)
- Installing New E85 Equipment
This Web page, developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as part of the E85 Fleet Toolkit, presents guidance for owners and operators on the installation of new E85 dispensing equipment.
- Step-by-Step Process for Converting a Diesel or Gasoline System to an E85-Compatible System
This Web page, developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as part of the E85 Fleet Toolkit, presents guidance for owners and operators on converting tanks for E85 use, including equipment installation, tank cleaning methods, and additional resources.