Murphy USA Offering E15, E85 in Indianola, IA

Joanna Schroeder

Murphy USA is now offering E15 and E85 in Indianola, Iowa location. This station is the first one to begin selling the ethanol fuel blends in Iowa, with six more locations coming online over the next few months. By the end of the summer, E15 and E85 will be available at Murphy USA locations in Clinton, Davenport, Fort Dodge, Mason …

Biodiesel, biofuels, E15, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Iowa RFA, RFA

Missouri Corn: Market Instability Reinforces Need for Ethanol

Joanna Schroeder

With the continued turmoil in Iraq causing instability in worldwide oil markets, Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is calling for increased ethanol access in the marketplace. Ethanol is trading more than a dollar lower than conventional gasoline according to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. “The cost savings from blending competitively priced ethanol are being kept from consumers,” said MCGA CEO Gary …

biofuels, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Renewable Energy

U.S. Mayors Expand Climate Protection Agreement

Joanna Schroeder

U.S. Mayors have signed a revised climate protection agreement that for the first time focuses on local actions to adapt cities to changing climate conditions. The agreement is also aims to build grassroots support for local conversation efforts. The action took place during the 82nd Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) meeting where one area of focus was climate change …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Carbon Dioxide, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Education, energy efficiency, Environment

FFV’s, Ethanol Featured During FlexFuel Campaign

Joanna Schroeder

The second week of the Georgia Alternative Fuel Road Rally is underway as part of the FlexFuel Awareness Campaign, and one message of focus delivered by the ethanol and agriculture industries was that of the benefits of high level ethanol blends and flex fuel vehicles (FFvs). FFVs and ethanol blends are an option for private and government fleets, according to …

Alternative Vehicles, biofuels, E85, Education, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles

Ethanol Safety Seminars Scheduled for Tennessee

Joanna Schroeder

Two Ethanol Safety Seminars will be taking place in Tennessee this June: June 25, 2014 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum and June 27, 2014 at the Nashville Fire Academy. The seminars are designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies as well as those who work at fixed-facilities and transport fuel. The free seminars are sponsored by the …

biofuels, Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFS, safety

E85 Found for $1.39 Less Than Gas In Iowa

Joanna Schroeder

For several months, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) has been tracking wholesale E85 prices in Iowa and this week found the largest price differential since they began the E85 Price Listing Service: $1.39 per gallon less than gasoline wholesale. On Monday, June 16, the average price of regular 87-octane gasoline without ethanol was $3.18 per gallon at the Des …

biofuels, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Iowa RFA

GRFA: UN Sustainable Goals Must Include Biofuels

Joanna Schroeder

This week the 12th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals began at the United Nations in New York City. In response to the meeting, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) is encouraging participants to include specific targets for biofuels developments as part of UN’s sustainability goals. In addition, GRFA stressed to delegates that the use of …

biofuels, Climate Change, Environment, International, Renewable Energy

Higher Ethanol Blends Campaign Expands

Joanna Schroeder

The 4th annual Alternative Fuel Road Show is kicking off in Georgia to educate consumers about the benefits of higher blends of ethanol. The FlexFuel Awareness Campaign is sponsored in part by Growth Energy, the Kansas and Nebraska Corn and Ethanol Boards along with several others. The roadshow is the largest clean fuel vehicle educational tour and is designed to …

Alternative energy, Alternative Vehicles, biofuels, Growth Energy