Ethanol Report on Exports

Cindy Zimmerman

As Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president Bob Dinneen was in Seville, Spain talking about American ethanol in the world market, the organization released a new report on rising U.S. ethanol exports. “The Paradox of Rising U.S. Ethanol Exports: Increased Market Opportunities at the Expense of Enhanced National Energy Security?” highlights how the nation quickly evolving from a net importer of …

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Ethanol Report on Oil Spill Response

Cindy Zimmerman

Addressing the tragedy hitting the Gulf of Mexico and coastal areas requires both an aggressive short term response and an equally aggressive long term energy and environmental strategy. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen is asking the Obama administration to take action to help increase the use of ethanol, starting with immediately allowing up to 12 percent ethanol …

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Ethanol Report on Scaling the Blend Wall

Cindy Zimmerman

In this edition of “The Ethanol Report,” Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Director of Market Development Robert White talks about what RFA is doing to help ethanol scale the rapidly approaching blend wall. He discusses the BYO Ethanol program to get blender pumps installed, encouraging EPA to grant a waiver to allow up to 15 percent ethanol in regular gasoline, and …

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Ethanol Report on Prices

Cindy Zimmerman

Prices for ethanol are down right now compared to gasoline, which means drivers are saving money at the pump when they fill up with ethanol blends. But we could be saving even more if blenders could add up to 15 percent ethanol in regular gasoline. In this edition of “The Ethanol Report,” Renewable Fuels Association Vice President for Research Geoff …

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Ethanol Tax Incentive Loss Would Mean Lost Jobs

Cindy Zimmerman

According to a report out today from the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), failure to extend the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) would reduce U.S. ethanol production capacity by 38% and eliminate 112,000 jobs in rural communities already hemorrhaging employment opportunities. “Ethanol has provided an unparalleled, value-added opportunity for agriculture and rural America,” said RFA President Bob Dinneen. “Supporting nearly …

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Ethanol Report on What’s Wrong With RFS2

Cindy Zimmerman

In this edition of “The Ethanol Report,” we hear from Geoff Cooper, Vice President of Research and Analysis for the Renewable Fuels Association, about what is right and what is wrong with the rule for the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard released early last month by the Environmental Protection Agency. The good news is that the RFS2 improves upon the rule …

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Ethanol Report From National Ethanol Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

In this edition of “The Ethanol Report,” we hear from both the chairman and the president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association at the 15th Annual National Ethanol Conference held in Orlando, Florida this week. Chairman Chris Standlee of Abengoa Bioenergy talks about the mood at the event, RFA’s new membership award, and developments toward second generation ethanol. President …

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Ethanol Report on RFS2 Rules

Cindy Zimmerman

Industry reaction to the Environmental Protection Agency announcement today of much-delayed rules for the second phase of the Renewable Fuel Standard has come quickly and is mostly positive. In this edition of “The Ethanol Report” podcast, Matt Hartwig with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about their reaction and what the rule means for the industry. You can subscribe to this …

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Another Exciting Year for Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

2010 promises to be another exciting year for ethanol, according to Matt Hartwig with the Renewable Fuels Association. “Like the last two, three, four years in the industry, 2010 promises to fulfill on excitement,” he says in this edition of “The Ethanol Report” podcast. That includes work on extending the blenders tax credit, increasing the ethanol blend level, implementing the …

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Ethanol Report on E85 GPS Application

Cindy Zimmerman

If Santa is bringing you a new Garmin or TomTom GPS for Christmas, you can use it to find E85 fuel for your Flex Fuel Vehicle (FFV) to get you over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house this holiday season. We’ve already told you about the new applications available from the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), one for …

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