Sheetz kicks off holiday season with a steep discount on E15


Sheetz is kicking off the holiday season with a discount on E15 blended fuel. From Nov. 21 through Nov. 28, the Mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain will offer Unleaded 88, a fuel containing 15 percent ethanol, for $1.99 per gallon.
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Senate ag committee holds hearing on Farm Bill energy programs


The Senate Ag Committee on Nov. 15 continued its work to develop the 2023 Farm Bill with a hearing focused on rural development and energy programs, including HBIIP, REAP, the BioPreferred Program, and 9003 loan guarantee program.
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EPA: 1.81 billion RINs generated in October


The U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released data showing nearly 1.81 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of last year.
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USDA clarifies information on eligible applicants for HBIIP


The USDA has clarified information regarding eligible applicants for the current funding cycle of its Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, which opened in August. Applications for this round of HBIIP funds are due Nov. 21.
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RFA: Ethanol helps families to gather for Thanksgiving


Ethanol is helping save consumers money this holiday season, as it has been doing all year. Analysis by the RFA suggests that the presence of ethanol in our nation’s gasoline is expected to save travelers nearly $140 million over Thanksgiving.
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Aemetis begins construction of Keyes plant solar microgrid


Aemetis Inc. announced on Nov. 16 that construction has begun for the TotalEnergies and Schneider Electric solar microgrid system with at 2.0 MW PV array and a 1.25 MW battery energy storage system at its ethanol plant in Keyes, California.
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RFA: EIA reports record-high ethanol blend rates


A report released on Nov. 16 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration demonstrates clearly that higher blends of ethanol helped moderate fuel prices in the wake of the Ukraine invasion, according to the RFA.
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NASA, Boeing gather data to aid SAF adoption


Scientists from NASA and Boeing recently met near Seattle to test whether an aircraft with engines burning different blends of sustainable aviation fuels produced fewer soot particles than traditional jet fuel.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 4%, stocks down 4%


U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by 4 percent the week ending Nov. 11, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 16. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were also down 4 percent.
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EPA: 4 new SRE petitions filed, 9 SRE petitions currently pending


The U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released updated SRE data, reporting that four new SRE petitions were filed under the RFS during the past month. According to the agency, 9 SRE petitions are now pending, up from five that were pending as of mid-October.
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UNICA: Ethanol production, sales up in late October


UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data that indicates sugarcane processing was up in late October when compared to the same period of 2021. Ethanol production and sales were also up.
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EPA announces members of ag, rural communities advisory committee


U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 20 members, including the new committee chair and committee vice-chair to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee.
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