Iowa RFA Sends Message to EPA Administrator

Cindy Zimmerman

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) has a message for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to answer the question of how to reduce RIN prices associated with the Renewable Fuel Standard – grant E15 the same RVP treatment as all other ethanol-blended fuels. On January 30th, while Administrator Pruitt was testifying before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Iowa …

E15, EPA, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Iowa RFA

Over 30 States Broke Blend Wall in 2016

Cindy Zimmerman

The latest data from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that gasoline consumed in 30 states and the District of Columbia in 2016 contained more than 10 percent ethanol on average, breaking through the so-called E10 Blend Wall. That compares to 2015 when the national average ethanol content was 9.91 percent and 25 states (plus the District of Columbia) …

E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, RFS

New ACE Fuel Marketer Video Episode

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has just released the fourth video in a series of fuel marketer-focused videos on flexfuelforward.com featuring real world experiences flex fuel retailers adding and marketing E15. Charlie Good’s Good & Quick Companies’ station is one example. “I made this decision to add E15 and flex fuels as my way to survive, because there are …

ACE, E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Retailers

E15 Logs Another Billion Miles

Cindy Zimmerman

American drivers have logged yet another billion miles on 15% ethanol fuel in just the last three months, according to Growth Energy, bringing the total number of miles driven on E15 to more than 3 billion. “E15 is taking off with consumers wherever it’s available and rapidly becoming drivers’ go-to fuel,” said Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor. “At the forefront …

E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy

MN Bio-Fuels Honors E15 Station Owner

Cindy Zimmerman

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association has presented its 2017 Distinguished Retailer Award to Drake Properties LLC, which owns three E15 stations in the Twin Cities metro. “This award recognizes Drake Properties’ commitment to offering consumers a clean and locally-produced choice at the pump. In under 12 months, E15 has been made available in three of its locations,” said Tim Rudnicki, executive …

E15, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Retailers

Skor to Keynote Iowa RFA Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor will discuss the growing popularity of E15 and current challenges and opportunities for the fuel during her keynote address at the 2018 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 30 in Altoona, Iowa. “More major retail stations across the country are offering E15 today than ever before,” Skor said. “The spectacular growth of E15 is a …

E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, Iowa RFA

Driving Ethanol Home for the Holidays

Cindy Zimmerman

Last year, AAA estimated that nearly 100 million Americans took a holiday road trip and we can expect at least that many on the road this year heading home for the holidays. Growth Energy wants to let all those holiday drivers know that E15 (15% ethanol) can brighten the season even more by helping them save a little green. In …

Driving Ethanol podcast, E15, Education, Ethanol, Growth Energy

RFA Releases Ethanol Savings Calculator

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has just released an easy-to-use online calculator just in time for the holidays to help drivers find out how much money they can save by choosing ethanol blends like E15 and E85. Here’s how it works: Step 1 – enter retail prices for E10, E15 and E85. Prices from thousands of stations nationwide, along with …

E15, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA