RFA State of the Ethanol Industry Address

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Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper focused forward in his annual state of the industry address at the 26th annual National Ethanol Conference on ethanol as the essential energy that it is. “While 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for the ethanol industry, it definitely taught us one thing: When America’s ethanol industry stops running, so does America. …

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Exports a Bright Spot in the Ethanol Picture

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The export market for ethanol and its livestock feed co-product distillers grains (DDGS) will be one of the topics addressed at the digital National Ethanol Conference, which starts today. The Renewable Fuels Association recently released two reports summarizing 2020 U.S. ethanol and distillers grains export and import data. According to the reports, more than 1.334 billion gallons, or about 10 …

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Digital National Ethanol Conference Debuts Tuesday

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The Renewable Fuels Association 26th annual National Ethanol Conference begins tomorrow, February 16, bringing an all-new format that will allow for more industry leaders to participate in what has always been the most widely attended executive-level policy and marketing conference for the ethanol industry. “The 2021 National Ethanol Conference promises to offer something of interest for everyone, whether their focus …

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NEC Panel to Discuss Ethanol’s Role in Future Autos

Cindy Zimmerman

With all the buzz about electric vehicles and ideas that the combustion engine is on the way out, where does ethanol fit in the future picture of automobiles? That question will be addressed next week at the digital 2021 National Ethanol Conference during one of several panels on hot topics in the industry. Renewable Fuels Association Vice President of Industry …

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Author and Energy Expert Daniel Yergin to Headline NEC

Cindy Zimmerman

Pulitzer Prize winning author and energy expert Daniel Yergin will be a keynote speaker at the 26th annual National Ethanol Conference. Dr. Yergin will speak the morning of Wednesday, February 17, with a presentation titled, “The New Map: Energy and Geopolitics Coming Out of the Pandemic.” “Dr. Yergin’s appearance at the NEC will be especially timely this year, as the …

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Bob Sather Scholarships Available for NEC

Cindy Zimmerman

Scholarships for students to attend the National Ethanol Conference will be offered by the Renewable Fuels Association in partnership with the Renewable Fuels Foundation once again for 2021, but this time with a new name honoring an ethanol industry pioneer. Now in its 12th year, the program has been named in honor of Bob Sather, who was involved in education …

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Registration Open for 2021 National Ethanol Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Registration is now open for the Renewable Fuels Association 26th annual National Ethanol Conference to be held in a fully digital format February 16-18. Early bird registration is being offered before January 19 for significant savings on a packed program that already comes at a lower rate compared to 2020’s event. “These rates for the National Ethanol Conference, along with …

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Ethanol Report 11-25-20

Cindy Zimmerman

2020 has been the year of going virtual for meetings and conferences. In fact, one of the very last live, in-person events to be held this year was the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) 25th annual National Ethanol Conference in Houston. The 26th annual NEC however, will be an all digital format. Information about the conference can be found on the …

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2021 National Ethanol Conference Shifts to Digital

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association announced today that the 26th annual National Ethanol Conference to be held February 16-18, 2021 will now be an all virtual format. “As RFA prepares to enter its 40th year in operation in 2021, the upcoming NEC will hold special meaning for our organization and the entire industry,” said RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper. “While …

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Discovering New Uses and Markets for Ethanol

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The 2020 National Ethanol Conference included a panel discussion on new uses for ethanol, moderated by Erik Huschitt, CEO and General Manager of Badger State Ethanol, LLC. Panelists included Keegan O’Donnell, Gas Power Systems, New Product Engineering, General Electric; Prabhakar Nair, VP Business Development, LanzaTech; and BJ Johnson, CEO, ClearFlame Engines. O’Donnell shared some of the reasons GE is so …

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