Minnesota launches grant program to increase access to E15


Eligible applicants include retail petroleum dispensers in Minnesota with no more than 10 retail petroleum dispensing sites, regardless of their location. This includes retail service stations, convenience stations and hypermarket fueling stations.
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Iowa biofuel bill moves forward with Senate ag committee approval


An Iowa bill that aims to increase consumer access to E15 and B20 is one step closer to implementation. The legislation was approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Feb. 8, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.
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Ethanol has historic opportunity to cut carbon, lower fuel prices


In his annual State of the Industry Address, RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper said that the global quest to achieve net-zero carbon emissions “may very well be the greatest opportunity for growth and value creation in the industry’s history.”
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OPINION: At NEC panel discussion, fuel retailers bearish on EVs


RFA's Robert White discusses the challenge fuel retailers face as they need to balance current driver demand with future regulatory and consumer trends, especially when it comes to electric vehicles.
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Ag groups challenge EPA’s vehicle emissions rule


Representatives of the biofuels industry on Feb. 28 filed two separate petitions in with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging a final rule issued by the EPA in December setting GHG emissions standards for MY 2023-2026 vehicles.
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OPINION: Shocked by electric vehicle growth? Don’t be


ACE's Ron Lamberty puts current electric vehicle sales into perspective. Despite a 80 percent increase in electric vehicicle sales last year, those sales accounted for only 435,000 vehicles in a 15.5 million vehicle market, he explains.
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RFA: EIA data confirms record ethanol blend rate in 2021


Data released on Feb. 28 by the EIA shows that ethanol comprised a record share of America’s gasoline in 2021, averaging 10.34 percent of every gallon sold. The data also confirmed ethanol production and consumption rebounded in 2021.
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ACE: Ethanol can help solve fuel price, other challenges


Following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on March 2, ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued a statement underscoring steps the administration can immediately take to address pain at the pump and other urgent challenges.
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Biofuel, ag groups show support for Iowa Biofuels Access Bill


On March 2, more than 200 Iowa biofuels supporters from around the state packed the Iowa State Capitol rotunda to show support for the Iowa Biofuels Access Bill, which aims to boost consumer access to E15 and B20 blends.
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RFA’s 2022 outlook zeroes in on new opportunities


The RFA released its 2022 Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide during the 27th annual National Ethanol Conference in New Orleans. The annual publications and conference all share a common theme: Zeroing in on New Opportunities.
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Study: Ethanol industry strongly rebounded in 2021


In 2021, the U.S. ethanol industry “recovered substantially” from pandemic conditions, with ethanol and gasoline use approaching pre-COVID-19 levels in the second half of the year, according to an analysis completed by ABF Economics.
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Growth Energy: Maximize biofuels to ease the pain at the pump


Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor on Feb. 8 sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to to “maximize biofuels to ease the pain at the pump” by working with his administration to restore the year-round sale of E15.
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Industry Events

2022 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 14-16, 2022
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June 13-15, 2022
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