Survey Finds Need for More Renewable Fueling Options

Ann Marie Edwards

In a recent online survey of shareholders, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) sought input on the renewable fuels industry’s impact on individuals and communities. Nearly 500 renewable fuels supporters took part in the survey and provided some intriguing responses. “There is a growing appreciation for fueling freedom – not just E85, but E15 and E30 as well,” said IRFA …

Biodiesel, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Iowa RFA

Progress in Blueprint for Secure Energy Future

Cindy Zimmerman

The White House today released a one-year progress report on the “Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future,” the Administration’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy. Among the highlights noted in the report is that the plan has resulted in a doubling of renewable energy generation from wind, solar, and geothermal sources since 2008. According to the report, “Since 2009, DOI has …

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Amendment Would Extend Domestic Energy Tax Credits

Cindy Zimmerman

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced an amendment to the Transportation Bill (S.1813) Thursday that would extend tax incentives for domestically produced energy sources, including biodiesel, ethanol, cellulosic biofuels, electric vehicles, wind energy and solar. The measure would re-instate and extend the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax incentive, which expired at the end of last year, and the Advanced Energy Manufacturing …

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President Calls for Alternative Fueling Stations

Cindy Zimmerman

During a speech at a truck manufacturing plant in Mount Holly, North Carolina this week, President Obama outlined specifics for an energy plan that includes alternative-fueled vehicles and fueling stations. “We’ve got to develop every source of American energy — not just oil and gas, but wind power and solar power, nuclear power, biofuels,” Obama said, noting that he has …

Electric Vehicles, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Government, Growth Energy, Natural Gas, Solar, Wind

New Website for Pre-Owned Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Ann Marie Edwards

Are you searching for a pre-owned alternative fuel vehicle or equipment? Test drive a new website,, developed by The Sales Network (TSN). This site lets consumers who want to “go green” buy or sell previously owned alternative fuel vehicles or equipment. The website provides free membership for listing, responding and searching any pre-owned alternative fuel vehicle located across the …

Biodiesel, E85, Electric Vehicles, Electricity, Equipment, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Propane, transportation

Nebraska Ethanol Sales Top Ten Billion Gallons

Ann Marie Edwards

Ethanol sales from Nebraska have officially reached 10 billion gallons, according to the Nebraska Ethanol Board. The history making tank-full was pumped in late 2011, after 34 years of ethanol being sold in the state. 2012 projections show that Nebraska drivers could purchase close to seven hundred million more gallons this year. Last year, production from the state’s 25 ethanol …

Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Production

New E85 Blender Pump Available in Arcadia, Neb.

Ann Marie Edwards

A new blender pump is now available at Trotter Service in Arcadia, Neb. This E85 blender pump is one of approximately 60 in Nebraska to offer the renewable fuel, ethanol. This station will offer unleaded, E10 and other mid-level ethanol blends including E85 and diesel. Trotter Service in Arcadia is a full service station, according to the Nebraska Ethanol Board …

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