Bobby Likis Features Robert White Live From Sturgis

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

It’s been a great week for the 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and once again biker enthusiasts embraced E10 with free fuel (10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gas) and raved about their performance. Speaking of motorcycles, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) veteran motorcyclist and expert Robert White was at Sturgis once again. While there White will be a live guest …

biofuels, Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Motorcycle, RFA, Sturgis

Jennings Offers #ACE16 Highlights, #Ethanol Next Steps

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

It came as no surprise that the 29th annual ACE Ethanol Conference was a huge hit with attendees this week. One comment that was often heard was how great the content was. Attendees were also pumped-up about the efforts of American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) to help get E15 at pumps across the country. After the conference concluded, I was …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, Ethanol

#ACE2016 – Mo’ #E15 Gallons Please

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Consumers and retailers are calling for “Mo’ Gallons” said Ron Lamberty, VP of Market Development during the opening session of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s 29th annual Ethanol Conference. During his opening remarks he focused on the need and movement to get more E15 and higher blend pumps across the country. The theme of his presentation was “Do the Math.” …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, E15, E85, Ethanol, Retailers

Sen Ernst & IA Gov Branstad to Visit Quad County

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Quad County Corn Processors will be hosting two special guests on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. The two are set to arrive at the ethanol biorefinery at 9:15 am CT. Senator Ernst and Governor Branstad will tour Quad County’s state-of-the-art Cellerate process technology production facility and then meet with Quad …

biofuels, Cellulosic, corn, Ethanol

RFA Hosting Safety Seminars in Delaware & NJ

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Next week the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is hosting four free ethanol safety seminars in Deleware and New Jersey. The Delaware seminars will be held on Aug. 16, 2016 in Wilmington, with the first session from 9:00 am –2:00 pm ET and the second from 5:30 pm –10 pm ET. Both events will be held at the Wilmington Emergency Operation …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, safety

U.S. Navy Completes Sea Trial with Renewable Diesel

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

The Navy is advancing its commitment to renewable fuels. Recently a Navy ship operated on a 100 percent drop-in renewable diesel fuel produced by Applied Research Associates (ARA) and Chevron Lummus Global. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division’s (NSWC PHD) Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS) completed final-phase testing of ReadiDiesel, a 100 percent  renewable biofuel. One objective of …

advance biofuels, aviation biofuels, military, renewable diesel

Retailers Share Success Stories at #ACE2016

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Several retail chains have been leading the way in bringing E15 and E85 to consumers. One of these chains, based in the Northeast, is Sheetz. While some retailers are focusing on E15, others are focusing on E85 such as Pearson Fuels. Representatives from both of these chains took the stage this week during the 29th annual ACE Ethanol Conference for …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, E15, E85, Ethanol, Retailers

U.S. #Ethanol Production Capacity Increasing

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

For the third year in a row, U.S. ethanol production capacity has increased. At the beginning of 2016, production was nearly 15 billion gallons per year, or 973,000 barrels per day (b/d) according to a recent Today in Energy published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The U.S. Fuel Ethanol Plant Production Capacity report found that total capacity of …

biofuels, Ethanol

Erb Delivers #ACE2016 Ethanol, DDG Export Update

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Ethanol is a growing industry in the U.S. providing Americans with renewable fuel at the pump. They are also helping to meet growing global demand for food and fuel. U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Director of Industry Relations Lindsey Erb gave attendees of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s annual Ethanol Conference an update on how the organization is assisting the U.S. …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Exports, USGC

Lars Herseth Wins #ACE2016 Merle Anderson Award

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Ethanol advocates are part of the life blood of the success of the ethanol industry. As such, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honors a group of ethanol advocates each year during their annual Ethanol Conference who demonstrate outstanding contributions and efforts to promote ethanol. This year was no exception and the most prestigious award presented each year is the …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, biofuels, Ethanol