With the turn of the New Year, new biofuel blend requirements are officially now in place in Manitoba. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the amount of ethanol required in gasoline sold in the province increased to 9.25% from 8.5% previously, while the biodiesel requirement increased to 3.5% from 2%. The ethanol and biodiesel requirements will further increase to 10% and 5%, respectively, on Jan. 1, 2022.