Sen Ernst & IA Gov Branstad to Visit Quad County

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Quad County Corn Processors will be hosting two special guests on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. The two are set to arrive at the ethanol biorefinery at 9:15 am CT. Senator Ernst and Governor Branstad will tour Quad County’s state-of-the-art Cellerate process technology production facility and then meet with Quad …

biofuels, Cellulosic, corn, Ethanol

RFA Hosting Safety Seminars in Delaware & NJ

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Next week the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is hosting four free ethanol safety seminars in Deleware and New Jersey. The Delaware seminars will be held on Aug. 16, 2016 in Wilmington, with the first session from 9:00 am –2:00 pm ET and the second from 5:30 pm –10 pm ET. Both events will be held at the Wilmington Emergency Operation …

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Retailers Share Success Stories at #ACE2016

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Several retail chains have been leading the way in bringing E15 and E85 to consumers. One of these chains, based in the Northeast, is Sheetz. While some retailers are focusing on E15, others are focusing on E85 such as Pearson Fuels. Representatives from both of these chains took the stage this week during the 29th annual ACE Ethanol Conference for …

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U.S. #Ethanol Production Capacity Increasing

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For the third year in a row, U.S. ethanol production capacity has increased. At the beginning of 2016, production was nearly 15 billion gallons per year, or 973,000 barrels per day (b/d) according to a recent Today in Energy published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The U.S. Fuel Ethanol Plant Production Capacity report found that total capacity of …

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RFA Board Member Educates Bikers on #Ethanol

Chuck Zimmerman

Dana Siefkes-Lewis (pictured on right) is the Chief Administrative Officer for Redfield Energy, an ethanol plant in Redfield, SD. She is also the President of the South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association, board member for the Renewable Fuels Association and a great spokesperson for the industry. This year Dana visited the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to work with other RFA staff and …

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Erb Delivers #ACE2016 Ethanol, DDG Export Update

Joanna Schroeder

Ethanol is a growing industry in the U.S. providing Americans with renewable fuel at the pump. They are also helping to meet growing global demand for food and fuel. U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Director of Industry Relations Lyndsey Erb gave attendees of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s annual Ethanol Conference an update on how the organization is assisting the U.S. …

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Lars Herseth Wins #ACE2016 Merle Anderson Award

Joanna Schroeder

Ethanol advocates are part of the life blood of the success of the ethanol industry. As such, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honors a group of ethanol advocates each year during their annual Ethanol Conference who demonstrate outstanding contributions and efforts to promote ethanol. This year was no exception and the most prestigious award presented each year is the …

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Rick Schwarck Honored with #ACE2016 Unsung Hero Award

Joanna Schroeder

And this year’s winner of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s (ACE) Unsung Hero award is Rick Schwarck of Absolute Energy. Schwarck was presented with the award during the 29th annual Ethanol Conference that took place this week in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Absolute Energy is located in St. Ansgar, Iowa and was one of the first biorefineries to begin selling ethanol direct …

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Glacial Lakes Energy Wins #ACE2016 President’s Award

Joanna Schroeder

Each year the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honors individuals for their work in promoting ethanol. During this year’s 29th annual Ethanol Conference, Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC was honored with the President’s Award, given to individuals or organizations who display dedication and support to ACE and the American ethanol industry. Glacial Lakes Energy, with biorefineries located in Mina and Watertown, …

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#E15 & #FFV Retailer Roadmap Released at #ACE2016

Joanna Schroeder

Big news for retailers today out of the 29th annual Ethanol Conference hosted by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE). The grassroots ethanol leader has released the E15 and FFV Retailer Roadmap. The new educational tool for gas station owners was released during a press conference this afternoon and was created to address some of the most frequently asked questions …

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