USDA biofuel infrastructure initiative to be up and running soon

The 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.

Ethanol’s benefit to retailers highlighted at NACS show

Ethanol 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.

Pearson Fuels blends ethanol, renewable naphtha into advanced E85

Pearson 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.

OPINION: Giving thanks where thanks are due

The 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.

40 members of congress urge passage of biofuel tax extenders

Forty 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.

OPINION: Growth Energy is first stop for retailers adding E15

Growth 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.

ACE shares technical ethanol information with retailers in Mexico

American 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.

OPINION: A growing Mexican market for ethanol

The 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.

Governors urge Trump to extend RVP waiver to E30

Representatives 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.

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

Throughout 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.

Industry Events

WEBINAR: Ethanol Producer Magazine's: 2020 Editorial Preview

November 7-7, 2019
Ethanol Producer Magazine's Webinar Series
2:00 PM CST, Cost: FREE

North Dakota Energy Conference & Expo

November 13-14, 2019
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2020 International Biomass Conference & Expo

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

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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