New York producer expresses optimism for E15

Timothy Winters, president and CEO of Western New York Energy, said New York’s approval of E15 is an important step for the state’s ethanol industry. WNYE is working with the RFA and Growth Energy to educate consumers and retailers on E15.

MN Biofuels releases annual report, recognizes E15 retailer

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Biofuels) named Hutchinson Co-Op its 2019 Distinguished Retailer at the release of the former’s 2019 Annual Report in Bloomington on Dec 13. Hutchison Co-Op offers E15, D30 and E85.

Ethanol leaders urge Noem to continue voicing support for E30

A group of five ethanol, agriculture and clean air supporters sent a letter to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Dec. 10 commending her for remarks she made in support of E30 during Glacial Lakes Energy LLC’s recent annual meeting.

OPINION: 2019 brought some good ethanol news for retailers

As we enter this new decade of the 2020s, the future looks incredibly bright for higher blends of ethanol. RFA's Cassie Mullen highlights several experiences in 2019 that will no doubt lead to continued expansion in the new year.

Trump signs spending bills, tax extenders legislation

President Trump signed two legislative packages into law on Dec. 20, avoiding another government shutdown. The packages include all 12 fiscal year 2020 funding bills and tax extenders legislation that will benefit biofuels and bioenergy.

EPA finalizes 2020 RVOs, SRE rule; disappoints biofuels industry

A final rule released by the EPA on Dec. 19 includes a slight boost in the 2020 RFS cellulosic biofuel RVO. The rule also maintains EPA’s much criticized proposed plan to account for future SREs—a move slammed by members of the biofuels industry.

Fuel retailers, drivers raise thousands for local cancer center

In the past two years, fuel retailers across Nebraska have joined forces to raise more than $13,000 for cancer research as part of Fuel the Cure. During October, participating retail locations donated 3 cents for each gallon of E15, E30 and E85 sold.

Industry Events

2020 International Biomass Conference & Expo

February 3-5, 2020
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Nashville, Tennessee

25th Annual National Ethanol Conference

February 10-12, 2020
Mariott Marquis Houston
Houston, Texas

2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 15-17, 2020
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biodiesel Production Technology Summit

June 15-17, 2020
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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