Retailer

November 18, 2019

Opinion: Washington, DC, is No Longer an Option

BY Dave VanderGriend Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Mid-level blends are the future of the ethanol industry, and the U.S. government can't be trusted to promote their use. READ MORE

November 13, 2019

Growth Energy: NASCAR continues to validate benefits of E15

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAt the recent Bluegreen Vacations 500, NASCAR reached a significant milestone, announcing that their drivers have surpassed 15 million miles on Sunoco Green E15, a fuel made with 15 percent American ethanol. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

Nebraska Ethanol Board offers retailer training for E15

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerTo help fuel retailers learn more about the ease of selling E15, the Board is hosting a free E15 Workshop, including a keynote from Growth Energy’s Sara Brenden. The workshop will take place on Nov. 13 in Norfolk, Nebraska. READ MORE

November 08, 2019

Some states looking to end prohibition of E15

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Policy, RetailerCalifornia and New York, two of the largest markets in the U.S. that don't currently allow the sale of E15, are exploring options of allowing retailers to sell the fuel. READ MORE

November 07, 2019

Agenda released for 2020 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBiomass Magazine announced this week the agenda for the 13th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place February 3-5, 2020 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. READ MORE

November 07, 2019

OPINION: Growth Energy is first stop for retailers adding E15

BY Mike O’Brien, vice president of market development at Growth Energy Found In:Business, RetailerGrowth Energy has made it a top priority to provide fuel retailers around the country the tools necessary to effectively assess how E15—a fuel often labeled as Unleaded 88 at the pump—can fit into their fuel product line lineup. READ MORE

November 06, 2019

40 members of congress urge passage of biofuel tax extenders

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerForty democratic members of Congress sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Richard Neal, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, on Nov. 6 urging action on the extension of several biofuel tax credits. READ MORE

November 06, 2019

OPINION: Giving thanks where thanks are due

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, RetailerThe past 18 months have been brutal to the ethanol industry. So, in the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, ACE is thanking the many station owners who made the decision to sell E15, E85, and other higher ethanol blends over the past several years. READ MORE

November 06, 2019

OPINION: A growing Mexican market for ethanol

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development at the Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe push to broadly adopt E10 in Mexico is facing many of the same myths and scare tactics that we experienced two decades ago in the United States as E10 began its rapid emergence, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. READ MORE

October 29, 2019

ACE shares technical ethanol information with retailers in Mexico

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAmerican Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty recently returned to Mexico to speak at the first technical ethanol information forum to be held in Juárez, Mexico, near El Paso, Texas. READ MORE

October 23, 2019

Ethanol’s benefit to retailers highlighted at NACS show

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Business, RetailerEthanol took center stage at the National Association of Retail Stores’ show in Atlanta in October. Jake Comer, fuel pricing manager for Casey’s general stores, participated in a panel titled “Successfully retailing Biofuels” during the show. READ MORE

October 23, 2019

Pearson Fuels blends ethanol, renewable naphtha into advanced E85

BY Pearson Fuels Found In:Business, RetailerPearson Fuels has announced it is now blending its ethanol fuel with World Energy's renewable naphtha to create an advanced 85 flex fuel that is almost entirely renewable and is up to 55 percent cleaner than gasoline. READ MORE

October 21, 2019

USDA biofuel infrastructure initiative to be up and running soon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, RetailerThe USDA hopes to have a new program up and running in early 2020 that will support retail sales of higher ethanol blends, including E15, according to statements made by U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Stephen Censky during an Oct. 17 hearing. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

New biodiesel technology event launched, abstracts welcome

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Biodiesel Production Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis June 15-17, 2020. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biodiesel Magazine, the event is a new forum for biomass-based diesel producers. Abstracts are being accepted. READ MORE

October 11, 2019

Governors urge Trump to extend RVP waiver to E30

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerRepresentatives of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition sent a letter to President Trump Oct. 8 urging him to use existing executive authority take four specific actions aimed and helping to restore and grow the U.S. agriculture and biofuel industries. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

Nebraska ethanol retailers help ‘Fuel the Cure’ for breast cancer

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Business, RetailerThroughout October, drivers can help Fuel the Cure for breast cancer by choosing American Ethanol at the pump. More than 30 Nebraska gas stations will donate 3 cents for every gallon of higher ethanol blends—E15 to flex fuel E85—sold in October. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

EPA to release supplemental rulemaking to account for future SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe EPA on Oct. 4 announced plans to release its much anticipated RFS relief package but provided few details. The agency said a proposed rule seeking public comment on how and at what levels it should account for future SREs will be issued soon. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

OPINION: E15 & flex fuel? Ask someone who knows…

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, RetailerThe American Coalition for Ethanol has updated the flexfuelforward.com website to include more marketer “testimonials” and more in-depth information to answer questions retailers frequently ask about E15 and flex fuel. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

OPINION: Growth Energy promotes benefits of E15 at NACS show

BY Mike O’Brien, Growth Energy vice president of market development Found In:Business, RetailerMike O’Brien, Growth Energy vice president of market development, is at the National Association of Convenience Stores Show in Atlanta, Georgia, helping to educate over 50,000 fuel retailer stakeholders on the many benefits of E15. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

OPINION: Working to spread E15 nationwide

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development, Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, RetailerIt was once said that disruption creates opportunity; that is exactly what is happening with E15 in the marketplace, according to Cassie Mullen, director of market development, Renewable Fuels Association. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

ACE introduces updated fuel marketer website, videos at NACS

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe American Coalition for Ethanol is introducing its revamped fuel marketer-to-marketer flexfuelforward.com website and new videos to prospective E15 and flex fuel retailers attending the 2019 National Association of Convenience Stores. READ MORE

September 26, 2019

MnDOT report on decarbonizing transportation addresses biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerMnDOT released a report Sept. 18 that aims to get the state on track to meet future goals for reducing GHG emissions in accordance with state laws. It includes a variety of recommendations to guide state policy, including those focused on biofuels. READ MORE

September 26, 2019

Iowa Unleaded 88 retailers kick-off Pink at the Pump campaign

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, RetailerMore than 70 Iowa fuel retail stations are participating in the 4th annual Pink at the Pump campaign this October. Participating organizations will donate 3 cents for each gallon of Unleaded 88 sold during the month to breast cancer research. READ MORE

September 19, 2019

In Depth: Market Movers

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerFROM THE OCTOBER ISSUE: Projections for E15 have been inconsistent since the May 31 Reid vapor pressure waiver. Ethanol Producer Magazine explores some of the factors that will influence the blend's trajectory in the coming years. READ MORE

September 16, 2019

Comment period on Section 610 review of RFS closes Sept. 23

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerThose who wish to weigh in on the U.S. EPA’s review of the Renewable Fuel Standard under Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act have approximately one week left to do so. A public comment period on the review closes Sept. 23. READ MORE

September 12, 2019

NDCUC, NDEC partner with retailers on Unleaded88

BY North Dakota Corn Utilization Council Found In:Business, RetailerThe North Dakota Corn Utilization Council, in coordination with the North Dakota Ethanol Council, is implementing the North Dakota Unleaded88 Expansion Program. The program helps retailers install equipment needed to sell E15. READ MORE

September 11, 2019

NCGA files court motion in support of E15

BY National Corn Growers Association Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe National Corn Growers Association on Sept. 9 moved to intervene in an effort by big oil to challenge the EPA’s final RVP rule by filing a motion in support of the U.S. EPA and the final rule allowing for year-round sales of E15. READ MORE

September 04, 2019

OPINION: Growth Energy hosts E15 retailers at annual retreat

BY Mike O’Brien, Growth Energy vice president of market development Found In:Business, RetailerGrowth Energy recently held its fifth annual Prime the Pump retreat in Brainerd, Minnesota, where more than 20 representatives from our retail partners and affiliates gathered to discuss the latest trends in the convenience store space. READ MORE

September 04, 2019

OPINION: Continuing the conversation on Casey’s and E15

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development at the Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, RetailerCassie Mullen, director of market development at the Renewable Fuels Associations, continues the conversation about adjusting for E15 with Nathaniel Doddridge, director of fuels for Casey's General Store. READ MORE

September 03, 2019

ACE leadership keynotes NEB event for fuel retailers

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, RetailerAs the first summer of nation-wide approved E15 use winds to an end, ACE continues its efforts to ensure retailers understand their hands are no longer tied by red tape preventing them from offering lower priced, higher octane E15 fuel. READ MORE