ACE 34th Conference Aims to “Accelerate” Ethanol Growth

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has opened registration for its 34th annual conference August 18-20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference theme “Accelerate” will focus on the latest growth strategies and market opportunities shaping the future of the ethanol industry. “With high hopes of gathering safely, in person, we’re looking forward to once again providing a conversational forum for our …

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ACE Annual Meeting Archive

Cindy Zimmerman

The virtual 2020 American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference was held last week, but it lives on in the archived Fuel Ethanol Workshop events. Most of the content is also available in audio form on the ACE virtual newsroom. The last panel of the conference offered ethanol producer perspectives on these uncertain times for the industry and what the …

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Ethanol Leaders Receive Well-Deserved Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored two exceptional ethanol advocates for their contributions to the industry with an awards video during the 33rd annual ACE conference held virtually in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Expo this week. Bob Scott, who served as the ACE Board President from 1999 to 2009 representing Poet Ethanol Products, was recognized …

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USDA Undersecretary Censky to Return to ASA

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA Undersecretary Steve Censky gave one of his last addresses in his current role to the American Coalition for Ethanol virtual annual conference this week. It was announced this morning that Censky will be returning to his former job as CEO of the American Soybean Association in November as after serving with USDA since October 2017. In his prerecorded remarks …

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ACE Launches “Flex Check” Tool for E15 Compatibility

Cindy Zimmerman

During its virtual annual conference this week, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) launched a tool on its fuel-marketer focused flexfuelforward.com website to provide retailers with a free way to check if their equipment is already E15 compatible. Available 24/7, the “Flex Check” E15 compatibility tool will arm retailers with the confidence and information they need to make a conversion …

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Ethanol Producers Provide Perspective on Panel

Cindy Zimmerman

As part of the virtual American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference this week, three ethanol producer members share their perspectives on major issues impacting them this year, including COVID-19 and RFS mismanagement, as well as their optimism for ethanol’s role in a low carbon fuel future. Participating in the panel: Duane Kristensen, General Manager, Chief Ethanol Fuels Dave Sovereign, Chairman, …

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ACE Virtual Meeting Underway

Cindy Zimmerman

The virtual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference kicked off without a hitch this afternoon with opening remarks from Board President Duane Kristensen representing Chief Ethanol Fuels, followed by ACE CEO Brian Jennings reflecting on the struggles of the year so far and the opportunities for ethanol in a low carbon future. “At the federal level, it is a …

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ACE Rises Up to Challenge of Virtual Annual Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Once upon a time, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 33rd annual conference was scheduled to be held last month as an in-person event like conferences used to be held back in the pre-COVID world. Instead, producers from all over the country will now be able to attend a virtual event on September 16 and come away more informed on …

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Virtual FEW to Recognize Ethanol Industry Award Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) coming up next week will recognize recipients of its annual awards during the event’s virtual general session. Doug Tiffany is receiving the FEW Award of Excellence and Doug Durante is this year’s High-Octane Award recipient. Tiffany is the 18th recipient of the Award of Excellence, which recognizes professionals who have made meaningful …

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