Cooperative Producers adds E15 at Two More Fuel Sites

Cindy Zimmerman

Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) has added E15 at two more fuel sites in Nebraska, making a total of six locations now in the state, according to the Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB) The new sites are in Axtell and Red Cloud, Nebraska, added to locations in Clay Center, Funk, Giltner, and Juniata. “As a farmer-owned cooperative we need to support the …

Cooperatives, corn, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Iowa Pink at the Pump® Campaign Raises $20K

Cindy Zimmerman

Iowa fuel retailers and drivers raised over $20,000 for breast cancer research and support services during the 4th annual Pink at the Pump® campaign, co-sponsored by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPM). Seventy-four retail stations donated three cents of every gallon of Unleaded 88 (15% ethanol) sold from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, 2019 …

E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Iowa RFA

RFA Reviews 2020 Vehicle Models for Ethanol Usage

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) finds good news for E15 but bad news for higher blends of ethanol in its review of 2020 model year vehicles. The RFA analysis of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements reveals that nearly all new 2020 automobiles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15). However, RFA’s annual …

automotive, E15, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Flex Fuel Vehicles, RFA

New York Approves Sales of 15 Percent Ethanol Fuel

Cindy Zimmerman

Drivers in the state of New York will soon have the liberty to choose 15 percent ethanol blended fuel (E15) under a rule finalized Wednesday by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets. “Consumers in the Empire State can now enjoy the economic and environmental benefits of E15, and the opening of the state’s fuel market represents a growth …

ACE, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA

Nebraska Ethanol Board Offers E15 Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

The Nebraska Ethanol Board is holding a workshop Nov. 13 in Norfolk for fuel retailers from across the state to learn more about the benefits and ease of offering E15 ethanol blended fuel. This one-day workshop will provide attendees with a myriad of takeaways and dispel misconceptions about the cost of offering E15. Attendees will hear a keynote from Sara …

E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Retailers

Pink at the Pump® Campaign Kicks Off in Iowa

Cindy Zimmerman

Over 70 Iowa retailers are kicking off the 4th Annual Pink at the Pump® Campaign today to donate 3¢ of every gallon of Unleaded 88 sold during the month of October to National Breast Cancer Foundation and The Hormel Institute. Pink at the Pump® is a joint effort between the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). …

E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Iowa RFA

‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest Ends

Cindy Zimmerman

Labor Day signaled the unofficial end of summer and the official end of the Renewable Fuels Association’s (RFA) third annual “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest. The three-month contest offered consumers the chance to win $50 in free fuel per day, and more than 3,100 new users of E85prices.com registered and helped report prices for higher ethanol blends like E15 and …

Contest, E15, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

Sen. Ernst Visits DuPont Biofuels Enzyme Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences hosted Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) at its plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa earlier this week. During a tour and town hall with employees, Sen. Ernst and DuPont leaders discussed the positive impact of strong national biofuels policy on America’s farmers, on the environment, and on consumer choice at the pump. “DuPont’s investments in new and advanced …

biofuels, Dupont, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Nebraska Ethanol Board Offers E15 Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

The Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB) is hosting a free workshop for fuel retailers Aug. 28 in Kearney, Nebraska. Attendees will hear best practices from fuel retailers who’ve seen success selling E15, a keynote from Ron Lamberty of American Coalition of Ethanol, and will learn about resources to make implementing and labeling infrastructure easy and affordable. Fuel retailers need to register …

E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Retailers