USDA opens new application window for HBIIP


The USDA announced the opening of a new $100 million, 90-day application window for the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program on Aug. 23. Applications for the current round of funding can be submitted through Nov. 21.
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Biden signs new SAF, hydrogen, clean fuel tax credits into law


President Joe Biden on Aug. 16 signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, calling the legislation the “biggest step forward in climate—ever” and stressing it will allow the U.S. to boldly take additional steps towards meeting its climate goals.
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39th Annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo to be held June 12-14


BBI International has announced the 39th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo will be held June 12-14, 2023 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Speaker presentation abstracts will be accepted through Feb. 10, 2023.
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OPINION: Time for another higher blend infrastructure push


If you’re a fuel retailer looking to make some upgrades, now’s the time to learn more about the USDA's HBIIP, according to RFA's Cassie Mullen. Applications for the lastest $100 million in funding are due Nov. 21.
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Ethanol groups applaud new round of USDA HBIIP funding


Ethanol groups are applauding the launch of a new application period for the USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program and offering assistance to fuel retailers and others who want apply for the $100 million in available grant funding.
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MN Bio-Fuels and KS95 promote E15 in St. Paul


The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM rewarded drivers who chose E15 during an hour-long promotion at the Holiday station on Old Hudson Road in St. Paul on Aug. 18. It was the 10th such promotion held this year.
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Ethanol helps alleviate fuel shortages caused by bp refinery fire


The ethanol industry is poised to help alleviate fuel shortages in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin caused by the temporary shutdown of Bp’s oil refinery in Whiting, Indiana, following an Aug. 24 electric fire.
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MN Bio-Fuels promotes E15 in Brooklyn Center


The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM rewarded drivers who chose E15 during an hour-long promotion on Aug. 8 at a Winner gas station in Brooklyn Center. A similar promotion is planned for St. Paul.
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Growth Energy names Jake Comer as VP of market development


Growth Energy on Aug. 24 announced that Jake Comer will join the company as vice president of market development. Comer has more than a decade of retail fuel experience and will lead the domestic market expansion of higher ethanol-blended fuel.
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House passes Inflation Reduction Act


The House on Aug. 12 voted 220 to 207 to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a legislative package that includes a wide range of provisions that benefit the biofuel and bioenergy industries. President Biden is expected to sign the bill soon.
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