Iowa provides COVID-19 relief to biofuel producers, retailers


Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Aug. 25 that the state is allocating approximately $100 million of federal CARES Act relief funds to seven ag programs to offset the impact of COVID-19. Approximately $22.5 million of that will support biofuels.
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KyCorn partners with Casey’s for E15 and E85 pump conversions


Kentucky Corn Growers Association (KyCorn) recently announced it is facilitating several conversions of the fuel pumps at Casey’s General Store throughout Kentucky to enable offerings of both E15 and E85.
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RFA helps retailers in 21 states apply HBIIP grants


The RFA was pleased to help many retailers take advantage of the USDA's Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, which will make $86 million available to fueling stations to support the availability and sale of higher biofuel blends.
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OPINION: ACE to focus on E15 compatibility of existing stations


The UDSA's Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program closed its application window Aug. 13. ACE Is now setting its "sites" on helping retailers understand they don't necessarily need government grants to add E15.
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Growth Energy cheers strong retail interest in HBIIP


Growth Energy hailed the latest efforts of retailers seeking to expand biofuel options at the pump through USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, announcing 293 of its retail partners submitted grant applications.
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OPINION: E15 sites up 10%, drivers surpass 16B miles on E15


Drivers are choosing E15, known to consumers as Unleaded88, at the pump now more than ever. Over the past several years, E15 has grown exponentially nationwide. In June, consumers surpassed 15 billion miles on the fuel.
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ACE conference to feature USDA official, fuel retailers


ACE's 33rd annual conference is being held as a live virtual event on Sept. 16 and will feature a USDA official, fuel retailers and a market analyst. Attendees will have dual access the 2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo.
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OPINION: Helping retailers helps corn growers, ethanol producers


This summer, the RFA helped many retailers make the most of the UDSA's Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. With support from the NCGA, RFA worked with Christianson PLLP and others to help three dozen companies in the grant process.
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Farmers, ethanol producers defend EPA’s year-round E15 regulation


Responding to the oil industry’s effort to undermine the expansion of E15, Growth Energy, the RFA, and NCGA on Aug. 21 filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit supporting and defending the U.S. EPA's E15 rule.
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RFA celebrates 15th anniversary of RFS


The RFA on Aug. 6 celebrated the 15th anniversary of the RFS by releasing a report detailing the success of the program and hosting a media call to discuss the program’s achievements and current challenges faced by the ethanol industry.
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Industry Events

2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

September 15-17, 2020
Virtual Event
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Biodiesel Production Technology Summit

September 15-17, 2020
Virtual Event
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ACE Conference

September 15-17, 2020
Virtual Event
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Biofuels Environmental, Health & Safety Forum

September 15-15, 2020
Virtual Event
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Low Carbon Fuel Production Workshop

September 15-15, 2020
Virtual Event
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2020 UAS Summit & Expo

October 13-14, 2020
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2021 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 15-17, 2021
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Jacksonville, Florida

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