How to Tell #Biofuel’s Sustainability Story

Joanna Schroeder

Sustainability is a key topic in both the biofuels industry as well as among consumers. However, each person seems to have a different definition of what exactly sustainable means. Industry efforts have included ongoing tactics to improve the environmental footprint and the panel discussion, “What Does Sustainability Mean for Biofuel Producers Today? How Will It Affect Your Business Tomorrow?” covered …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, biofuels, Environment, Ethanol

Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy Celebrates 10 Years

Joanna Schroeder

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy (PHAE) hosted a public celebration on Friday, August 19, 2016.  The event featured a cookout and an open swim at the Armory in Phillipsburg. PHAE CEO and General Manager Joe Kreutzer said the event served as a pat on the back to local residents for their support over the years. “Prairie …

biofuels, Ethanol

Webinar: Growing Your Business with #Biodiesel

Joanna Schroeder

Fuel Marketer News and REG are hosting a webinar on September 22, 2016 at 1:30 CDT entitled, “Growing Your Business with Biodiesel Blended Fuel.” The webinar will focus on how to grow your business with biodiesel with a case study from Growmark on how they use biodiesel blended fuel to drive margin for their fuel business. Speakers include REG’s Executive …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Education, GROWMARK, REG

#ACE2016 Discusses the Future of #Ethanol

Joanna Schroeder

What is the future of ethanol? This was the topic of discussion during the recent 29th annual American Coalition for Ethanol Conference (ACE). The panel included Chad Friese, General Manager, Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company; Delayne Johnson, Quad County Corn Processors CEO; and East Kansas Agri-Energy President and CEO Jeff Oestmann. One of the key topics was how to keep the …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, biofuels, Cellulosic, E15, EPA, Ethanol

Bikers Get up Close and Personal with @EthanolRFA

Chuck Zimmerman

In a sign of true dedication to his job, Robert White, Renewable Fuels Association, was on location at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the 8th year. His wife, Denita, has also attended these educational events but not this year since she and Robert just had their first baby two days before he came …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Motorcycle, RFA

Bobby Likis Features Robert White Live From Sturgis

Joanna Schroeder

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

Sen Ernst & IA Gov Branstad to Visit Quad County

Joanna Schroeder

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

U.S. #Ethanol Production Capacity Increasing

Joanna Schroeder

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

RFA Board Member Educates Bikers on #Ethanol

Chuck Zimmerman

Dana Siefkes-Lewis (pictured on right) is the Chief Administrative Officer for Redfield Energy, an ethanol plant in Redfield, SD. She is also the President of the South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association, board member for the Renewable Fuels Association and a great spokesperson for the industry. This year Dana visited the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to work with other RFA staff and …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Sturgis

Lars Herseth Wins #ACE2016 Merle Anderson Award

Joanna Schroeder

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