Growth Energy Press Conference at Farm Progress Show

Chuck Zimmerman

Gen. Wesley Clark, Growth Energy, made an announcement this morning at the Farm Progress Show. The organization is calling for country of origin labeling for fuel. I would call that COOL for fuel! Hey, we do it with food, why not fuel? General Wesley Clark, Co-Chairman of Growth Energy, today called on the United States Congress and the White House …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Growth Energy

Growth Energy Launches Driving Ethanol Website

Cindy Zimmerman

Growth Energy has launched a new, re-designed version of the former Ethanol Promotion and Information Council website, DrivingEthanol.org. “DrivingEthanol.org is a one-stop shop to learn more about the remarkable benefits of high-tech, homegrown ethanol,” said Tom Buis, Growth Energy CEO. “We hope consumers and retailers alike will visit DrivingEthanol.org to learn more about the promise of ethanol.” The online resource …

Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Growth Energy

Cars Using Cellulosic E85 Have Lowest CO2 Emissions

Joanna Schroeder

WorldAutoSteel has released a 2nd iteration of the automotive materials parametric Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) model, which allows for broader evaluations of automotive materials, powertrains, fuels, and vehicle total energy consumed. The study showed that celluosic E85 is the best fuel to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as compared to all other alternatives, including hybrid technology and fuel cells. This phase …

biofuels, Cellulosic, Ethanol, Growth Energy, News, Research

More Corn in the Forecast

Cindy Zimmerman

Despite a late planting season, farmers are still expected to harvest the second biggest corn crop on record and U.S. corn supplies are projected at a record 14.5 billion bushels. According to the crop report released this morning, USDA is forecasting a 12.8 billion bushel corn crop – just two percent less than the record 2007 crop and five percent …

corn, Ethanol, Farming, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA

Ethanol Group Proposes Biofuels Road Map

Cindy Zimmerman

Growth Energy today introduced a renewable fuels road map desigened to “help America reduce our dependence on foreign oil, create new green collar jobs and reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases.” Growth Energy co-chairman, retired General Wesley Clark announced the five-point plan at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, NV. The five main points of the road map …

Ethanol, Growth Energy