ACE Honors Ethanol Advocates

Joanna Schroeder

During the 26th Annual Ethanol Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored several ethanol advocates. The first award was given by ACE President Ron Alverson, who each year has the opportunity to give the President’s Award to someone who goes above and beyond the industry. This year, Alverson distilled the honor on Brian Jennings, ACE …

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ACE Tries to Outgun the Big Bucks of Big Oil

John Davis

Members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) have been in Des Moines, Iowa this week to “Unite and Ignite” for their 26th annual conference. But even before they got together, they knew their message of the good ethanol does for the entire country was coming up against some pretty deep pockets of their opponents. “We don’t have the resources …

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ACE: Fighting Fallacies and Making Believers in E15

John Davis

Making people converts to the idea of ethanol, especially higher blends of E15 and above, is no easy chore. But many of the folks gathered for this week’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 26th annual conference, with the theme of “Unite and Ignite,” seemed pretty united and ignited to fight some of the fallacies swirling around E15. Among those is …

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ACE on Ethanol: Keep it Simple, Say What You Know

John Davis

As members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) gather in Des Moines, Iowa this week to “Unite and Ignite” for their 26th annual conference, there’s some simple advice for those advocating for the green fuel. “Keep it simple … say what you know … be able to back it up,” advised Larry Johnson, a lead consultant with LLJ, Cologne, …

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ACE: Infographic Tells a Thousand Words of Ethanol

John Davis

You’ve heard the expression that “a picture tells a thousand words.” Well, some advocates of ethanol believe a well-done picture coupled with compelling facts can tell that thousand words even better (which falls in line with our latest ZimmComm poll results about infographics). American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) members are gathering this week as they “Unite and Ignite” for this …

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ACE: When Telling the Truth About Ethanol, It’s Easy

John Davis

As members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) gather in Des Moines, Iowa this week to “Unite and Ignite” for their 26th annual conference, we’re reminded of some previous advice from Troy Prescott with Cardinal Ethanol about telling the good news story of ethanol. “When you’re telling the truth, it isn’t hard to keep telling the story,” he told …

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Ethanol is You

Joanna Schroeder

During the opening session of the 26th Annual Ethanol Conference, hosted by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), Executive Vice President Brian Jennings gave an update on what was happening in Washington, D.C. One huge issue the ethanol industry is dealing with is the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Jennings noted that the success of the industry hinges …

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ACE Unite & Ignite Conference Kicks off with a Bang

Joanna Schroeder

I don’t know what it is, but there’s something about the ethanol industry that gets me jazzed up about biofuels and my latest spark: the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 26th Annual Ethanol Conference that kicked off tonight in Des Moines, Iowa. The opening reception was abuzz with the latest news and contagious optimism about the industry, despite Big Oil’s …

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