ALMS Partners with American Forests

Joanna Schroeder

American Le Mans Series (ALMS) is known globally for its environmental initiatives, and today is taking another green step with its partnership with American Forests to support its “dollar-a-tree” Global ReLeaf program. Nonprofit American Forests, has a goal of planting 100 million trees by 2020. ALMS has pledged to plant at least 5,000 trees during the 2010 race season with the …

American LeMans, Education, Environment

Ethanol in the Classroom

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the Renewable Fuels Foundation (RFF) are partnering with teachers and the National FFA Organization to provide tens of thousands of high school students information about the opportunities available to them in the field of renewable fuels. “America’s energy future rests squarely in its high school classrooms today,” said Mike Jerke, chairman of the RFF …

Education, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

Drive Smarter Video Challenge: Win $5,000

Joanna Schroeder

Lights, camera, action! It’s time to produce a cinematic masterpiece that will be seen by millions. The topic: driving smarter. Contestants have the opportunity to submit a two-minute video to the Drive Smarter Challenge video contest, that demonstrates one or more of the Driver Smarter Challenge campaign’s gas-and money-saving tips. The winner will receive $5,000. Second/Third Prize is a choice …

Education, Energy, Miscellaneous, News

NREL – Launches Mobile Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Joanna Schroeder

Drivers now can take a popular tool on the road thanks to the staff at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The Mobile Alternative Fueling Station Locator (MAFSL) helps on-the-go drivers find the five closest biodiesel, electricity, E85 (ethanol), hydrogen, natural gas, and propane fueling sites using any mobile device with Internet access. Before launching the device, NREL said that …

Biodiesel, Education, Electric Vehicles, Ethanol, Hydrogen, Miscellaneous, Natural Gas, News, Propane

Promoting Ethanol at Sturgis

Chuck Zimmerman

Bike riders at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally are seriously appreciating their ethanol koozies. Here’s market development staff members from the Renewable Fuels Association posing by one of their banners at the Buffalo Chip Campground. Throughout the event they’ll be handing out all kinds of materials to participants. Sounds like rough work but that’s what’s needed to get the ethanol message …

Education, Ethanol, RFA

Process Optimization Seminar

Chuck Zimmerman

An interactive seminar focused on increasing ethanol plant process efficiency and profitability. Domestic Fuel is sponsoring a special seminar being held by Phibro Ethanol Performance Group, Fremont Industries, Fermentis and Novozymes. With today’s challenging ethanol market, there is nothing more important than maximizing every dollar spent in your operation. The decisions made in your lab on process aids and systems …