2 hours ago

UNICA: Ethanol exports remain high in early November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the production of hydrous ethanol was down during the first half of November. Ethanol exports and the production of corn ethanol, however, continued to trend higher. READ MORE

5 hours ago

OPINION: 2020 hindsight

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerWe learned in 2020 how valuable convenience store owners, operators, and workers are to all of us. The ethanol industry owes a debt of gratitude to everyone who went to work everyday and sold our products, according to ACE's Ron Lamberty. READ MORE

5 hours ago

OPINION: Changing the retail landscape for higher blends

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development, Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerFuel retailers are beginning to implement a range of infrastructure projects across the country. This comes as USDA’s HBIIP is being fully implemented, something farmers and the ethanol industry helped make happen, according to RFA's Cassie Mullen. READ MORE

December 02, 2020

EIA: Ethanol production down 2%, stocks increase by 2%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production fell by nearly 2 percent the week ending Nov. 27, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Dec. 2. Weekly ending stocks increased by 2 percent. READ MORE

December 01, 2020

RFA: Automakers approve E15 in nearly all 2021 vehicles

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAn annual analysis of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements by the RFA reveals that while nearly all new 2021 automobiles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use E15 gasoline, far fewer models are being offered as FFVs. READ MORE

November 30, 2020

Iowa provides COVID-19 relief to 167 biofuel retail locations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on Nov. 30 announced that 101 ethanol projects and 137 biodiesel projects at 167 fuel retail locations have been awarded COVID-19 relief under the Renewable Fuels Retail Recovery Program. READ MORE

November 30, 2020

OPINION: Growth Energy highlights Casey’s Unleaded 88 offerings

BY Mike O’Brien, vice president of market development at Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerRetail offerings of higher ethanol blends has been steadily on the rise, with preliminary data for the year showing a 10 percent growth in retail stores in 2020 alone, according to Mike O’Brien, vice president of market development at Growth Energy. READ MORE

November 30, 2020

Ontario to require 15% renewable content in gasoline by 2030

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Policy, RetailerThe government of Ontario announced on Nov. 26 it has amended its clean fuels regulations and will ramp up its requirement for renewable content in gasoline to 15 percent by 2030. The change is will boost demand for biofuels, including ethanol. READ MORE

November 29, 2020

In Depth: Security of Scale

BY Tom BryanFound In:Operations, Markets, CoproductsAs one of America’s largest biorefiners moves forward with two more installations of Fluid Quip Technologies’ 50% protein technology, critical production redundancy is in hand. Products with even higher protein levels are already in the pipeline. READ MORE