Lincolnland Agri-Energy Celebrates 10 Years

Joanna Schroeder

Lincolnland Agri-Energy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The Palestine, Illinois-based ethanol plant is now producing 57 million gallons of ethanol per year and employs 41 local residents. In 10 years, the ethanol plant has produced 470 million gallons of ethanol. Over the weekend, Lincolnland Agri-Energy hosted an open house for the community to celebrate its milestone. Since they …

biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Renewable Energy, RFA

#51 Eric Jones Wins American Ethanol 200

Joanna Schroeder

Erik Jones driver of the No. 51 Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports held off Brad Keselowski Racing’s Ryan Blaney for the win of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series American Ethanol 200 sponsored by Enogen. Jones said during Victory Lane, “Glad we could get out and command the race and bring it home.” Jones led 131 of the 200 …

American Ethanol, biofuels, E15, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Racing, Syngenta

Syngenta Donates $108K for Flex Fuel Infrastructure

Joanna Schroeder

During the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen taking place at the Iowa Speedway today, Syngenta announced that they are donating $108,000 to the renewable fuels industry to make flex fuels more widely available. The funds will be used for flex fuel pump infrastructure to help bring more mid-level ethanol blends such as E15 and E30 along with E85 available …

American Ethanol, Audio, biofuels, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Syngenta

ACE Panel Focuses on Int’l Ethanol Opportunities

Joanna Schroeder

The 27th Annual Ethanol Conference is fast approaching and this year a key focus will be examples of expanding international ethanol markets. American Coalition for Ethanol’s (ACE) conference will take place on August 4-6, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Shannon Gustafson, ACE director of strategic projects, says the panel will focus on the international sales and marketing opportunities that are available …

ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, biofuels, Ethanol

Ethanol & Corn Production Up, Food & Gas Prices Down

Joanna Schroeder

Growth Energy is attacking the myth that ethanol production increases food prices. Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy notes that time and again, Big Oil, big Food and special interests are attacking the ethanol industry and placing blame on them for rising food prices. “But when you look at the facts, nothing could be further from the truth. Recently, there …

biofuels, corn, Ethanol, Growth Energy

Brazil Airline Plans to Use Renewable Jet Fuel

Cindy Zimmerman

Brazil’s GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes airline has signed a memorandum of understanding with Amyris that could pave the way for GOL commercial flights to soon use Amyris renewable jet fuel. Under the memorandum of understanding, GOL and Amyris will work together to establish a framework for bringing Amyris renewable jet fuel produced from Brazilian sugarcane to GOL’s commercial flights following …

aviation biofuels, biofuels

Syngenta & FFA Team Up for American Ethanol 200

Joanna Schroeder

Syngenta is joining forces with several Iowa FFA chapters during the upcoming American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen on Friday, July 11-12, 2014. The team will be helping to increase awareness of the benefits of American ethanol as well as raise funds to support flex-fuel availability. The funds raised by the FFA members will be matched by race-sponsor Syngenta. “Renewable …

American Ethanol, biofuels, corn, Ethanol, NASCAR

Georgia State Fleet Looking to Ramp Up With Ethanol

Joanna Schroeder

The Georgia Alternative Fuel Road Rally has ended after two weeks of crisscrossing the state to promote alternative fuels. According to the FlexFuel Awareness Campaign, the success of the rally could increase the use of ethanol in FFVs. Todd Sneller, administrator of the Nebraska Ethanol Board and a board member of the FlexFuel Awareness Campaign, spoke with government officials and …

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

Solutions to Threat Oil Poses for Armed Forces

Joanna Schroeder

A new video offers solutions to the threat oil poses for America’s armed forces and the nation’s security. The video was developed by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and the Truman National Security Project. The new video details the growing danger of oil use to the country’s national security. The U.S. Department of Defense is the world’s largest institutional …

algae, biofuels, Electric Vehicles, military, Oil, Video